James Diggines leads the firm’s global Financial Services Sector for Asia Pacific. He works with global and regionally headquartered clients across banking and private equity practices. James has successfully completed numerous leadership hires and has played a key role in advising clients on notable leadership, succession and assessment projects. He also has a unique horizontal perspective, helping industry-leading clients think through effective transformation and innovation in financial services. James is based in Singapore.
James has 20 years of executive search experience. He joined Russell Reynolds Associates 15 years ago in London before being seconded to Singapore for three years. James spent another five years in London before returning to Singapore in 2013. Prior to joining the firm, he worked at a financial services executive search boutique in London.
James received a BSc in politics from the University of Bristol.
Financial Services, Asset and Wealth Management, Global Banking and Markets, Risk Officers, Executive Search, Assessment, Leadership Advisory Services, Succession Planning