Chairman, Board & CEO Services

Oliver Pawle is the London based Chairman of Korn Ferry Board Services Practice focusing on chairman non-executive and executive board appointments succession management and leadership development.

Mr. Pawle has advised on board recruitment and leadership development for many major companies, including GSK, Cobham, Amadeus, Weir Group, the Prudential, the Royal Bank of Scotland and the Bank of England.

Prior to his current position, he was vice chairman of the investment banking division of UBS for 10 years.

Mr. Pawle began his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers, moving into corporate finance with Barings in London and New York. He has also lived and worked in Hong Kong, Singapore and Japan.

Mr. Pawle is a member of the advisory boards of Delancey Real Estate, Reform, a think tank involved in the reform of the public sector and Open Europe a think tank involved with Reform of the European Union. He is also the non- executive global chairman of FTI Strategic Communications, a leading global consulting company. He is on the National Theatre Development Board and is the founder and Chair of Trustees of the New Entrepreneurs Foundation.

Mr Pawle is a trustee of the International Board of L'Arche a charity focused on supporting disability communities around the world.

His interests include golf, politics, theatre and racehorse breeding.