Eliza

Baker

Principal, Private Equity, Consumer Board & CEO Services, EMEA

Eliza joins Korn Ferry from a specialist private equity executive search and deal support firm, where she was responsible for the delivery of pan-European search mandates in the Consumer sector, placing both Executive and Non-Executive Board Members into PE-backed portfolio businesses. 

In addition, she led the majority of the firm’s pre- and post-deal work in consumer goods, with mandates including talent benchmarking, buy-in management, deal diligence, and identifying potential value creative opportunities such as M&A pipeline targets. Her clients included Large- and Mid-Cap Private Equity Funds, Pension Funds, as well as Family and Founder owned businesses. 

Previously, Eliza was at a boutique executive search and assessment firm focused on Retail Financial Services, working with clients ranging from early-stage fintechs to FTSE100 companies on cross-functional C-suite and Board appointments.

During this time, she also certified to use Hogan psychometric tools HPI, HDS & MVPI.

Eliza holds a BSc (Hons.) 1st in Economics from the University of Sheffield.