Executive Search

Irina Perova

Senior Managing Consultant

Irina joined Delta in October 2009, having previously completed 2 summer internships with the firm. She holds the role of Senior Consultant with responsibility for Russia/CIS, CEE, Israel as well as Western Europe in Investment Banking, Private Equity and Wealth Management, CEEMEA sector teams (Metals & Mining, Oil & Gas, FIG), product teams (ECM, DCM, M&A, Leveraged & Structured Finance), Corporates and Holding Companies.

Irina holds an MSc (Hons) in Marketing & Strategy and a BSc (Hons) in Management Science from the University of Warwick, Warwick Business School. She is a native Russian speaker, and speaks conversational French.

Irina Perova's Mandates

Director, In-House M&A Execution, Leading Emerging Markets FinTech Company, Moscow

Requirements

Investment BankingEquitiesAsiaRussia/CISVice PresidentDirectorMoscow8-12 Years Experience

Experience

AsiaResearchFinancingRussian - Fluent

Responsibilities

OriginationClient CoveragePresentationDue DiligencePitchingResearch
  • A leading Emerging Markets FinTech company is looking to add a a Director or a Vice President to their in-house M&A execution team to work alongside the Head of M&A in expanding the platform's ambitions both in Russia as well as globally with a particular focus on South East Asia, notably India, Philippines, Indonesia and Vietnam in the short term
  • The ideal candidate would come from an Investment Banking M&A background with experience in covering financial institutions and digital banks with a passion for the fintech sector
  • Strong preference towards globally mobile candidates open to be based in Moscow as well as working remotely from other financial hubs over time
  • Fluency is Russian would be preferable though not compulsory 

Managing Director,​ Team Leader Israel Wealth Management,​ Bulge Bracket Bank, Zurich

Requirements

Private BankingInvestment BankingIsraelCEEMEAManaging DirectorDirectorZurich12+ Years Experience

Experience

Asset ManagementWealth ManagementManagementUHNWIFamily OfficeHNWIHebrew - Fluent

Responsibilities

Team ManagementPitchingOrigination
  • A Bulge Bracket bank with an enviable Wealth Management platform is looking to hire a Team Leader for their Israel franchise to manage a team of Relationship Managers & Investment Advisors out of Zurich while continuing to grow the bank's footprint while closely collaborating with the wider franchise in Tel Aviv as well as globally
  • The successful candidate will come from a Wealth Management, Investment Banking or an Institutional background and have a proven track record of working in a global franchise and successfully managing teams both in key global financial hubs as well as on the ground in Israel​
  • In addition to managerial responsibilities the successful candidate would be required to also deliver wealth management products to their clients, whilst having the fluency in discussing a wider spectrum of solutions including investment banking, lending & structured products to assist clients in their corporate/business affairs as part of a holistic product offering
  • A successful track record of covering Israeli Family Offices, UHNWs and HNW entrepreneurs is key
  • Fluency in Hebrew preferable

CEO Israel Coverage, Bulge Bracket Bank, Tel Aviv

Requirements

Private BankingInvestment BankingIsraelCEOTel Aviv20+ Years Experience

Experience

Wealth ManagementManagementEnglish - FluentHebrew - Fluent

Responsibilities

Team ManagementClient CoverageExecution
  • One of our Bulge Bracket clients is looking to hire a CEO, Country Head, with the responsibility of managing the platforms operations on the ground in Israel. The platform has been offering local clients services across wealth management, investment banking and asset management since 2007 and remains fully committed to providing the best solutions for their Israeli client base
  • The successful candidate will come from a Wealth Management, Investment Banking or an Institutional background and have a proven track record of working in a global franchise and successfully managing teams both in key global financial hubs as well as on the ground in Israel
  • In addition to managing the overall operations and resources of the platform, the role would require the candidate to drive the bank’s growth strategy across wealth management acting as the key point of contact for key clients and strategic partners
  • A successful track record of covering Israeli Family Offices, UHNWs and HNW entrepreneurs on the ground is key
  • Fluency in Hebrew preferable

Director/Vice President, Research Analyst/Investment Banking Professional, Southeast Asia Expansion, Leading Emerging Markets FinTech Company, Singapore

Requirements

Investment BankingEquitiesIndiaVice PresidentDirectorSingapore8-12 Years Experience

Experience

EquitiesAsiaResearchFinancing

Responsibilities

OriginationClient CoveragePresentationDue DiligencePitchingResearch
  • A leading Emerging Markets FinTech company is looking to add a Director or a Vice President to their team, to assist in their Southeast Asia expansion
  • The ideal candidate would come from an Investment Banking or Equity Research backgrounds with a strong preference towards individuals with 'local' knowledge across the wider South East Asian market to assist the platform in their expansion on the region
  • Strong preference towards globally mobile candidates open to extensive travel across core markets; eloquent and energetic communicators with an entrepreneurial spirit; and a solution driven mindset
  • The role includes but is not limited to market and competitive analysis, regulatory analysis, developing and executing entry strategies

Associate, Investment Banking, Israel Coverage, US Bulge Bracket Bank, Tel Aviv

Requirements

Investment BankingIsraelAssociateTel Aviv3-6 Years Experience

Experience

CEEMEAM&AECMHebrew - Fluent

Responsibilities

Client CoverageExecution
  • One of our top tier clients, a US Bulge Bracket Bank is looking to add an Associate to their Israel Coverage team based in Tel Aviv
  • The successful candidate will work alongside the team in Tel Aviv, working on both M&A and ECM transactions
  • There is a strong preference towards candidates looking to relocate to Israel upon completion or having recently completed their MBA internationally
  • Fluency in Hebrew is essential

Associate, Telecoms & Technology Private Equity, Investment Group, London

Requirements

Private EquityCEEMEAEuropeAssociateLondon4-6 Years Experience

Experience

Investment BankingBusiness DevelopmentCorporate FinanceM&APrincipal FinanceTelecomsTechnologyRussian - Fluent

Responsibilities

AnalysisResearchDue DiligenceInvestingNegotiations Modelling
  • Multi-billion dollar private investment group looking to hire an Associate to join their Telecoms & Technology team in London
  • Ideal candidate will have have 4-6 years experience, most recently in private equity, though exceptional candidates from relevant sector investment banking teams may also be considered
  • Fluency in Russian is preferable

Vice President, Farmer Relationship Manager, Russia & CIS Wealth Management, Traditional Private Bank, London

Requirements

Private BankingRussia/CISVice PresidentLondon6+ Years Experience

Experience

CEEMEAWealth ManagementUHNWIHNWIFamily OfficeRussian - Fluent

Responsibilities

PitchingOriginationClient CoverageExecutionDue DiligenceNegotiations
  • Swiss Private Bank is looking to strengthen their Russia/CIS Private Banking business by hiring a Farmer Relationship Manager in London to help manage and build an existing book
  • The successful candidate will primarily be responsible for managing the existing book of relationships, advising clients around their investment strategy and liaising with other team members to optimise client coverage. The ideal candidate will be encouraged to also build up a personal book of clients over time as well as participate in growing existing wallet share of the team

Investment Banking Junior Associate, Israel Coverage, US Bulge Bracket Bank, Tel Aviv

Requirements

Investment BankingIsraelAssociateTel Aviv3-4 Years Experience

Experience

CEEMEAM&ACapital MarketsCoverageHebrew - Fluent

Responsibilities

ExecutionClient Coverage
  • US Bulge Bracket Bank is looking to add a Junior Associate to their Israel Coverage team based in Tel Aviv
  • A successful candidate will be responsible for assisting clients in raising funds in the capital markets, as well as in providing strategic advisory services for mergers, acquisitions and other types of financial transactions in coordination with the Institutional Banking team. The overall objective of this role is to act as a strategic advisor to clients by formulating investment strategies and raising capital for clients
  • There is a strong preference towards candidates looking to relocate permanently to Israel having previously built up their experience in London or New York

Director/Vice President, Equity Syndicate, International Investment Bank, London

Requirements

Investment BankingEMEARussia/CISDirectorVice PresidentLondon7-12 Years Experience

Experience

EquitiesAdvisoryECMEquity SyndicateEquitySyndicate

Responsibilities

AnalysisClient CoverageDue DiligenceExecutionOriginationPitchingPresentationResearchNegotiations
  • A Top Tier Investment Bank with Emerging Markets focused DNA is looking to add an Equity Syndicate professional to their team in London to support their growing pipeline
  • The ideal candidate will work closely with the current Head of Equity Syndicate, Head of ECM as well as the Head of Investment Banking and will receive clear KPIs for growth in their seat in the immediate future
  • The platform is open to consider candidates from other product silos such ECM, Equity Sales and Investor Relations for the right drive and ambition

Associate/Analyst, FICC Sales, International Investment Bank, New York

Requirements

FICCUSAssociateAnalystNew York 2-6 Years Experience

Experience

CoverageFXSales

Responsibilities

PitchingOriginationClient Coverage
  • An international investment bank is looking to add an Associate or Analyst to their FICC Sales team in New York, with a focus on Emerging & Frontier Markets

Associate/Senior Analyst, CEEMEA DCM, International Investment Bank, London/Moscow

Requirements

Investment BankingCEEMEAAssociateAnalystLondonMoscow2-5 Years Experience

Experience

Russia/CISCEEMEADCM

Responsibilities

PresentationDue Diligence
  • International investment bank is looking to add a Senior Analyst or Associate to their CEEMEA DCM coverage team based either in London or Moscow
  • Fluency in Russian is preferred

Associate/Analyst, Illiquid Credit Trading/Structured Lending, Emerging Markets Investment Bank, Frankfurt

Requirements

FICCCEEMEAEuropeDirectorFrankfurt2-6 Years Experience

Experience

TradingLeveraged FinanceStructuringGerman - Fluent

Responsibilities

ResearchModellingOriginationDue DiligenceValuationExecution
  • Emerging Markets Investment bank is looking to strengthen its Credit Trading team with a hire on the ground in Frankfurt
  • The successful candidate will work closely with Origination and Structuring on executing and originating debt financing transactions and manage a sizeable portfolio of corporate and structured lending transactions including senior secured and unsecured, event driven (acquisition financing, pre-IPO), equity linked and asset backed financing
  • Fluency in German is mandatory

Blog Posts by Irina Perova

  Yiannis Demopoulos, Irina Perova

Pavel Fedorov appointed as Tinkoff Group's Co-Chief Executive Officer

  Irina Perova, Yiannis Demopoulos

Oxana Cherny Has Joined Goldman Sachs Zurich

  Irina Perova

FICC Market Update May 2021

  Irina Perova

FICC Market Update March 2021

  Irina Perova

FICC Market Update February 2021

  Irina Perova

FICC Market Update November 2020

  Irina Perova

FICC Market Update October 2020

  Yiannis Demopoulos, Irina Perova

Goldman Sachs Hires for Emerging Markets Wealth in Switzerland

  Irina Perova

FICC Market Update September 2020