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Experience & Expertise

Allan Lohmann Buus is the CEO and founder of People of Talent, a professional services company that offers executive search, management consulting, leadership development, and talent strategy consulting. The company has offices in Denmark, the United Kingdom, and Switzerland and affiliate partners in Sweden, Norway and Germany. He is also the managing partner and co-founder of Lohbus Holding ApS, a private equity investment firm that helps innovative startups reach their full potential.

Buus is a Hogan HBRI certified. He has been recognised multiple times for his excellence in the executive search field.

Before starting People of Talent and Lohbus Holding ApS, Buus was the head of human resources at DAHL Law, a top 10 law firm in Denmark, where he was responsible for HR strategic deliveries and HR processes. He was also a director and senior vice president at Mercuri Urval, a management consulting firm with offices in more than 20 countries and operations in more than 50 countries.

Buus has a passion for leading people to professional success and believes that the people in an organisation are the key to delivering the greatest positive impact on results for both shareholders, employees, and society.

He has experience in executive search, management consulting, leadership development, talent strategy consulting, and private equity investment.

Allan Buus: CV

CEO, Founder

2021 -

People of Talent · Professional Services, Management Consulting. CEO and founder of an Executive Search, Leadership development and Talent Management consulting firm dedicated servicing client organisations and executives in the Electric Power, Heating and Defence industries.

Head of HR

2020 - 2021

DAHL Law · Professional Services, Legal, 220+ FTEs, five locations. Responsible for the people agenda and human resources in one of Denmarks largest law firms.

Director, Senior VP

2017 - 2020

Mercuri Urval · Professional Services, Management Consulting, 550+ FTEs, 20+ countries. Management Consultant, Senior Management Consultant and later Director, Senior Vice President in executive search and leadership development for global client organisations in Electric Power industries and Industrial Automation.

CEO, Owner

2012 - 2017

Lohbus Search Group · Professional Services, Management Consulting, Executive Search, Leadership Development, Talent Development, Talent Advisory; Start-up; Five to 10 employees. Client organisations in Energy, Electric Power and related industries. Offices in Denmark and The United Kingdom. (Activities sold to Mercuri Urval in 2017)

CEO, Co-owner

2011 - 2012

WEXO · Professional Services, Marketing, Internet & eCommerce; Start-up, 15+ FTEs. Offices in Denmark and Russia.


2008 - 2011

e3light Retail A/S · Consumer Goods Production; Lighting consumables to private households through major retailers as white label; 14 FTEs in Denmark, four international agents, 200+ FTEs in China.

Further details

Please visit Allan's LinkedIn Profile for full details of professional experience and expertise.


Allan is also passionate for the Security and Defence industries. He is a Recruitment Specialist for the Danish Home Guard, a mentor for veterans in Welcome Home and an Employer Support Ambassador for Interforce in The Danish Armed Forces.

He consults various client organisations in Boards, Advisory Boards and Management Consulting. 

Reach out to learn more about his experience or to set up a meeting about an upcoming opportunity to work with Allan.

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