Justin Gault

Justin Gault

Principal, EMEA Financial Officers Practice


Justin Gault is a Principal in Korn Ferry’s London office, where he is a member of the Firm’s Centre of Expertise for Financial Officers.

He has over 13 years of experience in executive search and talent management, and specialises in the appointment of chief financial officers and other senior finance professionals. He has advised a broad range of clients and, on a global basis, has originated and executed a significant number of senior level strategic searches across the wider corporate functions.

Before joining Korn Ferry, Justin worked for a global executive search firm where he led the financial officers practice across the UK, US and Middle East. Justin initially trained with PricewaterhouseCoopers in 1999, where he qualified as a chartered accountant within the audit and advisory practice, focusing on insurance and investment clients.

Justin holds a degree in Insurance & Investment Management from CASS Business School. During his degree course he completed a sandwich year placement for the Lloyd’s Underwriters Agents’ Association (LUAA), as well as various internships with Jardine Lloyd Thompson. Prior to the completion of his degree course he received an academic bursary from the British Insurance Brokers’ Association (BIBA). Justin is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants for England and Wales.