Based in London, Rian Raghavjee leads the UK Asset Management practice, working on mandates both in the UK and internationally. He is also a member of the broader Financial Services Practice group. Rian provides leadership advice to clients across a broad range of talent needs including board search, CEO succession, talent management, and senior leadership development.. He is also active within the Risk Management segment of the firm’s Financial Services Practice at both board and executive levels.
We are in a privileged position to effect change through having a positive impact on candidates and clients. I enjoy partnering with clients in solving their critical leadership problems.
Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, Rian co-founded a company to build multi-commodity trading businesses for clients, and led the origination function in identifying structured commodity trading opportunities and asset investments. He began his career as an engineer on the underground gold mines in South Africa. Rian has served on the board of the World Gold Council.
Rian has a BSc in engineering from the University of Natal and an MSc in engineering from the University of the Witwatersrand, both of which are in South Africa. He is also a CFA Charterholder. Rian grew up in South Africa and the UK. He lives just outside of London with his family.