Financial Services

The financial services sector is going through a period of unprecedented change. Businesses need to find and develop forward-thinking leaders to succeed in this new environment. More innovative. More sustainable. More inclusive.

Today’s most successful leaders are re-shaping the sector – disrupting traditional models through innovative, inclusive, and sustainable business practices. Global innovation in finance and a changing business environment have accelerated the need for new leadership competencies. Our leading-edge methods identify and develop the forward-thinking executives who have these and can re-shape your business.

Discover change leaders

To successfully navigate the changes associated with digital transformation, customer centricity, sustainability, and DE&I, there is a growing list of new capabilities and competencies that forward-thinking leaders must possess. We find innovative, inclusive, and sustainable leaders who can navigate these changes.

Digital innovation meets customer centricity

In the face of unprecedented technological growth, the demand for innovative talent has never been greater. Heightened customer expectations have created an increased demand for digital and data analytics expertise across the sector. We help you find digitally savvy, customer-centric leaders to drive commercially impactful innovation.

Accelerate progress for diversity, equity, and inclusion

Many financial services companies are lagging in their ability to build inclusive working environments and missing out on the bottom-line benefits that accompany this. First-movers will gain a significant competitive advantage. RRA is your trusted partner in diversity, equity, and inclusion -- from the top to the bottom of your organization. We co-create your culture to fuel your performance.

Sustainability and ESG leadership

Many financial organizations are embracing sustainability in theory, but there is a wide gap between rhetoric and reality. Companies’ stakeholders increasingly recognize that implementing sustainable environmental, social and governance initiatives adds critical long-term value. We elevate board and C-suite talent focused on both purpose and performance.




of FS respondents believe that their organization is effective at developing diverse talent and at retaining diverse talent: Diversity pulse survey.

of CEOs believe business is currently playing a critical role in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, leaving a significant opportunity for improvement.
Source: Leadership for the Decade of Action



Unlock innovation across financial services

Our financial services experts have extensive experience across the sector, finding and developing visionary leaders in:

  • Asset and Wealth Management
  • Consumer and Commercial
  • Financial Technology
  • Global Banking and Markets
  • Insurance
  • Real Estate


Global financial services leader

James Diggines

With more than 20 years of executive search experience, James ensures we bring the full power of our one-firm approach to building future-fit leadership teams for financial services organizations. That means he brings together the right team to meet your organization’s needs.


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