Sector Leader, Finance & Accounting

Raffi Toughlouian oversees Korn Ferry’s Canadian Finance and Accounting Centre of Expertise within the Professional Search Practice as a Sector Leader.

Raffi brings 20 years of leadership, sales and recruitment experience to Korn Ferry having placed thousands of candidates into mid-to-senior level Finance & Accounting, as well as banking operational roles. 

Prior to joining Korn Ferry, Raffi worked as a Sr. Recruitment Partner with a top 5 Canadian bank.  Before that, he spent 5+ years as Vice President with a North American recruitment and consulting firm. In this role he had responsibility for multiple sales and recruitment teams, as well as delivery of vendor managed services on the programs of 7 global and Fortune 500 organizations. He also spent 13 years with a specialized global recruitment firm, overseeing the Canadian flagship office in downtown Toronto. 

As a result of his professional work, Raffi has earned a reputation as a “trusted market expert” having conducted multiple media appearances as well as having his opinion sought for numerous publications.

Raffi has presented to the students and membership of the CPA Canada and other global designations on various topics.  He often conducts presentations and coaching seminars on resume writing, interview skills, job searching and networking, for students and new Canadians, from various local universities, colleges and not-for-profit outreach programs.

Raffi holds a BCOMM from Ryerson University, specializing in Enterprise Management & Development and minoring in Law.  He also has a Diploma, with Honours, in Business Administration,  from Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology.