Iva Piombini, based in London, is a core member of Egon Zehnder’s Financial Services Practice and she leads the firm’s efforts in Insurance, InsurTech and Wealth Management in the UK, advising senior leaders on search, development and talent management. She has particular expertise in the CEO, CRO and CPO functions as well as significant experience working with boards across the broader financial services sector. Iva is passionate about helping her clients in putting the people agenda at the forefront of their business agenda and extensive experience in working with both listed and private companies. Iva is also an active member of the DEI practice group with particular focus on helping drive gender diversity in FS.
I love supporting individuals and companies on their journeys to success. Solving business challenges through purpose driven leadership and creating impact on the society gives me energy.
Before joining Egon Zehnder, Iva spent more than a decade at Goldman Sachs in London. While holding a series of sales and risk advisory roles in Goldman’s Securities and Investment Banking divisions, she worked closely with corporates, asset managers, and private equity clients on risk management, financing, and M&A.
Originally from Belgrade, Iva moved to the UK where she earned a First Class BSc degree in Engineering and Business from the University of Warwick. Iva speaks fluent English and French in addition to her native Serbian, and in her free time enjoys exercising, practicing yoga, traveling, and baking.