Peter Mason

Peter Mason, B.S. degree in Business Administration from the Pontifícia Universidade Católica (PUC-RJ), and several specialized courses abroad; in the US, UK, Australia, Hong Kong and in Brazil.
Prior to becoming a Consultant, Peter Mason developed a 24 years career in the banking sector, mostly in Brazil, in the following institutions: Banco Aymoré de Investimento S.A. (ABN-AMRO), Banco Bozano, Simonsen de Investimento S.A., Bank of America NT & SA, and finally, as Country Head - Brazil of the Australia and New Zealand Banking Group (ANZ). Throughout his banking career, in addition to funds management, he worked on M&A transactions, corporate loans, external debt restructurings, syndicated loans, informal/formal debt conversions, swaps involving blocked funds, project finance deals, international capital market issues, and structured cross border trade finance deals. While at ANZ, Peter Mason was based in New York for three years, where as Country Manager, he was responsible for managing the Group’s business in Brazil. He later also served as the Australian Honorary Consul for the state of Rio de Janeiro.
He began his career as a Human Resources Consultant in 1999, when he joined Korn/Ferry International in Brazil, to head the Financial Services practice (Banks, Insurance Companies, Private Equity/Venture Capital funds, Broker/Dealers, and Clearing Companies). As a Senior Client Partner, he also led projects in the Industrial, Mining, Chemical/Petrochemical, Pharmaceutical, Agribusiness, Retail, Energy, Metallurgy, Consultancy Firms, Legal, Media & Entertainment, Culture, Travel/Leisure and Real Estate segments, among others. In 2004, he received Korn/Ferry International’s Client Satisfaction Award – South America, for having achieved the highest level of quality of service in that continent.  Peter Mason was one of the partners responsible for introducing the Management Assessment practice in Brazil. Peter Mason is certified in the Hogan Assessment System, in the LPA (Launch Pad Analysis) - an assessment tool and in Coaching by the ICI – Integrated Coaching Institute. 

Education, Certifications, Faculty, Publications

  • B.A degree in Business Administration - Pontificia Universidade Católica - Rio de Janeiro (PUC -RJ)
  • Certified Coach - ICI Integrated Coaching Institute, SP Brazil
  • Certified in the LPA - Launch Pad Analysis Assessment tool
  • Certified in the Hogan Assessment tool
  • + 20 courses in Accounting, Finance, Credit, Risk Management, Leadership, Negotiation, Project Finance, M&A, International Capital Markets and Treasury sponsored by ABN; Bozano, Simonsen; Bank of America; ANZ Bank and Euromoney; in Brazil, UK, USA, Hong Kong, and Australia.

Industry Experience

  • Accounting
  • Advertising
  • Consulting
  • Consumer Products
  • Education
  • Energy
  • Financial Services
  • Food and Beverage
  • Hospitality
  • Legal
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketing
  • Media/ Entertainment
  • Private Equity/ Venture Capital
  • Real Estate
  • Retail
  • Telecommunications

Areas of Expertise

  • 360 Assessment
  • Change Management/ Leadership
  • Coaching Program Design & Management
  • Creating Rapport w/ Difficult Colleagues
  • Creative Conflict/ Conflict Resolution
  • Derailment Management for Leaders
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Ethics, Trust, & Values Based Business
  • Executive Assessment
  • Executive Coaching
  • Executive Selection & Team Formulation
  • Executive Team Assessment & Development
  • Experience as a Senior Executive
  • Experience as an Entrepreneur
  • High Potential Leader Coaching
  • Hiring and Selection
  • Innovation and Creative Problem-Solving
  • Internal Coach Training
  • Coaching for Executives in New Roles
  • Selection Assessment
  • Succession Planning & Talent Management
  • Team Facilitation