About Us


Focus Consulting Partners is an executive search and recruitment agency providing services for multinational organizations in Japan and throughout Asia. Our team of professional consultants is passionate about recruitment and dedicated to market specialization in our fields. We cover the areas of Industrial, Consumer, Life Sciences and Technology. Each of our consultants works with a limited and select number of clients to provide the highest level of service for both clients and candidates. We provide a range of services for clients from contingency through retained executive searches, specifically tailoring the service to suit the specific needs of the search.

Per Knudsen

Managing Director

Per was originally trained in the multinational East Asiatic Company and holds degrees in Finance, Economics and Business Administration. He has worked in Europe, North America, Africa and the Asia Pacific, including more than 20 years in Japan. His focus is on strategy development and implementation, both top line and bottom line. Per has a strong interest in talent development, organizational change, and business development. Specialties: Cross-cultural management, organisational development, talent selection, coaching, sales & marketing, distribution & logistics, finance.

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Our selection criteria are high, but so are our rewards. If you’re right for us we’ll be interested in you and your potential. Do you have a proven record of success in executive search and recruiting, or a solid industry background in sales and marketing? In joining us, you will be specializing in a specific business or industry vertical with your own personal learning and development plan.

We’re a business that rewards performance. Focus Consulting Partners provides an industry-leading compensation package that includes a competitive salary, an uncapped performance-based bonus system, team incentives and company equity for high performers.

If you are looking for a career in recruitment, we are in an excellent position for growth. Our training, coaching, development, client base and excellent staff retention all contribute to our quality of delivery – and success.