Uri Cohen – Head of Africa Executive Search

Uri spearheads Riverhouse Partners’ financial investor platform, working with private equity firms, credit funds, development finance institutions, infrastructure funds and investment banks looking to invest in Africa. Employing a consultative approach, Uri advises established market players and new entrants to frontier markets on hiring senior level investor relations executives, investment professionals, as well as C-suite and operational executives to their portfolio companies. Uri’s industry sector track record spans Infrastructure, TMT, Consumer Goods, Healthcare and Educational Services as well as Financial Services..

Uri has spent the majority of his 20-year career in executive search specializing in emerging markets, including Africa, the Middle East and Russia, and in that time has advised clients across a range of investment banking sectors, buy side institutions and corporates on senior level and C-suite searches, with a particular focus on Sub-Saharan Africa.

Uri speaks Arabic, Hebrew and English with native fluency. He holds a BA Hons in Politics and Philosophy from Middlesex University.