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Matthew Thomas

Senior Client Partner, Market Leader, Financial Services & Financial Officers, Professional Search

Matthew Thomas joined Korn Ferry London in 2014. He is the European market leader for Financial Services, Professional Search as well as taking a functional lead across a number of Centres of Excellence including Financial Officers, Legal, Risk and Compliance.

Mr. Thomas has completed both investment and corporate officers mandates in the UK, Continental Europe and the Middle East. He has worked in senior finance recruitment for over 15 years working on behalf of a wide spectrum of leading Corporate and Financial Services companies, both listed and private.

Prior to Korn Ferry, Mr. Thomas assisted in building the Corporate Officers practice at a leading Financial Services boutique search firm for 5 years, working on searches in Europe, the Middle East and North America. He has also worked for another top 5 leading global search firm in Singapore placing senior functional experts (CFO, Operations, Tax & Legal) across the APAC region.

Mr. Thomas holds a Bachelor's degree in Law from Exeter University and started his career on the ‘Fast Track' scheme at the Home Office.

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