Efe Ekhaese is a member of the firm’s Healthcare Sector, based in London. He is a trusted client advisor, working with leading organizations globally to recruit, develop and assess top talent from a range of industry verticals. With more than a decade of consulting experience in both the UK and US, Efe has developed a particular focus in medical devices and diagnostics, pharmaceuticals and life sciences, as well as working with private equity clients to help build effective leadership teams across portfolio companies.
Efe joined Russell Reynolds Associates from a boutique global executive search and advisory firm focused exclusively on the private equity space, where he worked in both London and New York. Most recently, Efe led the North American Healthcare and Life Sciences team, after previously heading the European practice. Over the course of eight years, he led engagements to identify, evaluate and recruit board directors, CEOs and CFOs for private equity-backed companies, as well as advising clients on potential acquisitions. Earlier, Efe worked for Financial Dynamics (part of FTI Consulting), where he provided strategic communications advice to FTSE 100 and FTSE 250 companies.
Efe holds an MA in politics, philosophy and economics from the University of Oxford.
Healthcare, Medical Devices and Diagnostics