Based in London, Obinna (Obi) Onyeagoro is active in Egon Zehnder’s Financial Services practice. Obinna’s focus is to build close, trusted relationships advising senior executives on their leadership challenges across multiple sectors including private-equity, private-credit firms, and technology & media organizations.
I’m passionate about working with highly motivated business leaders to make sure they have the effective teams, top talent and diverse ideas they need to optimally deliver their products and services and succeed in their markets.
Before joining Egon Zehnder, Obinna headed the Financial Sponsors Group for EMEA at Standard Chartered Bank, focusing on private equity clients, corporates and financial sponsors. Earlier he was an investment banker with Deutsche Bank Securities in New York on the Leveraged Finance team. Obinna began his career as a consultant at Accenture, focusing on tech strategy.
Obinna earned a BS in electrical engineering from Boston University, a Master’s in education with a technology focus from Harvard University, and an MBA from Harvard Business School. He is passionate about technology, education, and impact investing in emerging markets with an emphasis on Africa and renewable energies.