Associate Client Partner
Raj Chopra is an Associate Client Partner, based in the Firm’s London office. Mr Chopra sits within the EMEA CEO Succession and Development practice and his areas of focus include executive assessment and succession management, executive coaching, leadership development, talent strategy development, and organisational effectiveness.
His experience spans several industry sectors, including: law firms, financial services, private equity, technology, professional services, life sciences, retail and consumer. Most recently, he has delivered Executive Succession and Coaching programmes with Big Tech and TelCo organisations.
He recently co-authored research that explores the sustainability agenda in the corporate realm, and specifically, the role of the Chief Sustainbility Officer in the shift to net zero carbon.
Previously, Mr. Chopra worked for The MindGym and a boutique consultancy, specialising in leadership development.
As Part of Korn Ferry’s CEO Succession Practice, Mr Chopra has managed several CEO Succession Processes, working with Boards of publicly listed business, Private Equity and family-owned businesses. He has assessed and coached many CEO and Executive leaders.
Mr. Chopra is on the British Psychological Society Register with qualifications in ability and personality test use (formerly known as Level A and B). Mr. Chopra is a certified user of the NEO PI-R, Lumina Spark and Team Management Profile as well as a range of Korn Ferry tools. He has completed training on the Co-Active Coaching model by CTI and is currently completing an Ashridge Business School Executive Coaching Accreditation.
Mr Chopra also holds a management role in the UK business, leading a team of Principal Consultants across the EMEA Assessment & Succession Practice.
Alongside his work with clients, Mr. Chopra was previously on the board of the Psychometrics Forum, the UK’s largest group of independent psychometricians. He was the editor of the group’s blog, which has a global readership and has chaired conferences on assessment and talent management.
Mr. Chopra holds a master’s degree in Occupational Psychology from the University of Nottingham. He also has a master’s degree in Experimental Psychology from The University of Oxford, Balliol College. He is currently completing his Advanced Executive Coaching Certification with Ashridge (Hult International) Business School. His research, which focused on psychological factors impacting performance under stress, was published in an academic, peer-reviewed journal.