Caroline Raggett

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Caroline Raggett leads the firm's AgFoodTech business and is an active member of the Board Practice. She is based in London. She is passionately committed to helping leadership across the world create sustainable, tech-enabled agriculture and food systems that meet the UN Global Compact’s Sustainable Development Goals, particularly those related to food, climate, biodiversity and health.

She advises on the appointment of Chairs, independent non-executive directors, CEOs, and other C-suite executives who drive outstanding returns for shareholders. Caroline specialises in working with private equity portfolio companies as well as family businesses, in addition to major listed organisations. Her work encompasses critical path projects such as Chairman succession, board effectiveness evaluations, and board build-outs for IPO.

Caroline has significant international experience, including 11 years in Hong Kong with the firm. During this time, she co-led our Asia-Pacific Private Equity practice, and was an active member of the Board practice. As a committed member of Hong Kong’s 30% Club, Caroline’s achievements include substantially improving board diversity on the Hang Seng 50 Index and successfully lobbying for more progressive listing rules in Hong Kong. She retains close ties with Asia-Pacific and serves as a Co-opted Board member of the China-Britain Business Council.

Before joining Russell Reynolds in 2004, Caroline worked in executive search and business intelligence.

Caroline earned her MA in Japanese Studies from the University of Cambridge.
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AgTech Consumer Energy and Natural Resources Executive Search Financial Officers Industrial

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Caroline is a founding signatory of the Hong Kong 30% Club's Voluntary Code of Conduct and a Steering Committee Member of the Hong Kong 30% Club. She is also an active participant in The Women's Foundation.