Family Businesses & Offices

Today’s Family Businesses and Family Offices are growing and evolving at a rapid pace. No matter what talent challenge you’re facing, Korn Ferry has a deep understanding of the unique organizational cultures and mission challenges that families face.

We partner with each Family Business and Family Office client in a thoughtful manner to create long-term solutions that align with their unique family mission, structure and operating model. Additionally, our global footprint and industry experience enables Korn Ferry to serve families across all regions and industries.


Korn Ferry’s Global Family Office Practice is a trusted advisor to Family Offices in all aspects of their talent needs. Our team focuses on serving the Family Office community to help clients attract, develop, and retain best-in-class investment, financial and general management talent. In addition, we provide a range of talent management advisory solutions including succession planning, organizational design, compensation and more.

Market Knowledge and Insight

Our team of experts have extensive experience working closely with Family Offices and understand their distinct human capital needs including investment, finance, general management, and other disciplines.

Korn Ferry leads the marketplace with the broadest global footprint, allowing our Global Family Office Practice and other adjacent Practices – Private Equity, Board and CEO Services, Hedge Funds, Real Estate, Not For Profit / Foundations – to provide more depth and breadth of services than any competitors in the market.

Global Network and Access

Korn Ferry knows the Family Office community. We have broad global access to Family Offices and to advisors of wealthy families across North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America and the Middle East. This allows our senior partners to leverage their extensive market experience and relationships across all levels and business functions to identify the talent required for each Family Office’s unique need.


As the world’s largest leadership development firm, Korn Ferry brings a wealth of expertise in consulting and search across all sectors in order to ensure the longevity of our family business and family office clients. We take a systems view treating the ownership, both at a family and individual level, and the enterprise in parallel. We understand the complexities and sensitivities that surround this unique sector and its contribution to economic growth worldwide. Korn Ferry has served just over half of the top 500 family firms around the world in the past two years alone.

As part of our holistic approach we have specific expertise in:

  • Succession planning
  • Coaching and development
  • Education programs for Responsible Ownership
  • Governance
  • Board development
  • Remuneration and Incentives
  • Clarifying family values and culture



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