Amanda Foster


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Amanda Foster
Amanda Foster




Amanda Foster

Amanda Foster co-leads Russell Reynolds Associates' Global Financial Services Sector, having previously been Head of the Asset and Wealth Management Practice. She has over 10 years’ search experience of advising clients across financial services, with a particular specialisation on the buy-side. Her clients include some of the world’s largest global third party investment firms, as well as asset owners and investment boutiques.

Recent Client Experience

She is a trusted adviser to a wide range of chairmen, CEOs and senior executives across the industry and leads several key relationships on a global basis. Beyond search, she has considerable experience in supporting succession planning, leadership assessment assignments, and helping to align clients’ executive and non-executive talent with their strategic agendas.

Previous Experience

Prior to joining Russell Reynolds Associates, Amanda spent 10 years as an investment banker at N. M. Rothschild & Sons, based in London and Singapore, advising clients on M&A transactions, IPOs and project financings.


Amanda received B.Bus.Sc. from the University of Cape Town, graduating with Honours and is a chartered accountant (A.C.A.), qualifying with PwC in London.


Financial Services, Asset and Wealth Management, Legal, Regulatory and Compliance Officers, Board Directors and Chief Executive Officers, Executive Search, Board & CEO Advisory Partners

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