Executive Search

Julian Cosby

Senior Consultant

Julian joined Delta in May 2011 and is a Senior Consultant with responsibility for all Middle Eastern and African Coverage. He also works closely with our London based Corporate Finance and Private Equity clients.

Julian holds a Diploma in Modern Standard Arabic from the School of Oriental and African Studies in London as well as having completed a year of study at the Alexandria School for Languages, Egypt. Previously, he gained a BA in History from the University of Manchester. He is conversational in Arabic.

Julian Cosby's Mandates

Director/Vice President, Global Private Equity/Private Credit/VC Fund Allocation, Sovereign Investment Vehicle, Dubai

Requirements

Private EquityVenture CapitalMENA/GCCDirectorVice PresidentDubai8-12 Years Experience

Experience

Research

Responsibilities

Due DiligenceOriginationResearch
  • Our client, a sovereign investment vehicle headquartered in Dubai, is looking to add an individual to help build out their allocation business to global Private Equity, Private Credit and Venture Capital Funds. The successful candidate will work closely with the CIO on GP research and origination of deployment opportunities
  • Candidates must have 8 – 12 years’ experience of working in a fund allocation role within a fund of fund, Sovereign Wealth Fund, Family office or other relevant institution and have a tracked record of deploying capital successfully within relevant global private market funds

Associate Director/Manager, Global FIG Investments, Middle Eastern Sovereign Wealth Fund

Requirements

Private EquityAsset ManagementUSEuropeAsiaDirectorVice PresidentDoha7-12 Years Experience

Experience

Principal FinanceFinancialsBanksFintechInsurance

Responsibilities

Due DiligenceOriginationInvestingExecution
  • A Middle Eastern Sovereign Wealth Fund is looking to add an Associate Director or Manager to their Global FIG Investments team
  • Our client will consider candidates with 7 - 12 years of experience working within either the Investment Banking or Equity Research departments of a Bulge Bracket institution
  • The chosen candidate will join the platform's FIG sector team driving investments across Europe, the US and APAC regions and should therefore have relevant sector experience with any regional expertise being a bonus
  • Our client is open to candidates from a variety of FIG backgrounds, including those with prior focus on either FinTech or more traditional FIG subsectors

Associate Director, Value Creation, Qatar Regional Department, Sovereign Wealth Fund

Requirements

Private EquityMENA/GCCVice PresidentDirectorDoha10+ Years Experience

Experience

Investment BankingSpecial Situations

Responsibilities

Due DiligenceExecutionClient Coverage
  • Middle Eastern Sovereign Wealth Fund looking to hire an Associate Director to their Value Creation Team
  • The role will be responsible for all aspects of value creation regarding the key portfolio companies managed by the department. This will include looking at M&A activity/corporate investments, working on special projects aimed at increasing efficiency and identifying gaps in the local economy/local corporate entities and utilising their global reach to solve them through JVs, attracting DFI etc
  • Working with just under 50 different corporate entities across various sectors to implement transformational technological changes, global best practice and all other aspects of corporate efficiency and value creation 
  • Our client is looking for candidates with 10+ years of management consultancy experience or operational private equity portfolio management in relevant roles. Sector credentials within TMT and/or Financial Institutions could be beneficial, but our client is not fixed on any particular sector focus

Vice President, Investment Advisor, MENA UHNW, Bulge Bracket Private Bank, Zurich

Requirements

Private BankingMENA/GCCVice PresidentZurich6+ Years Experience

Experience

Wealth ManagementStructured ProductsSecuritiesFixed IncomeEquityCommoditiesCapital MarketsUHNWIHNWI

Responsibilities

InvestingOriginationDue DiligenceValuationExecutionAnalysisPresentationResearch
  • A bulge bracket private bank is looking to hire an Investment Advisor to their MENA Wealth Management desk in Zurich to fortify their presence in the region
  • Candidates should arrive from a top financial institution having worked on a MENA coverage desk
  • Our client will consider those currently in similar Investment Advisory roles servicing UHNW clients

Director, Relationship Manager, MENA UHNW, Bulge Bracket Private Bank, Zurich

Requirements

Private BankingMENA/GCCDirectorZurich9+ Years Experience

Experience

Wealth ManagementUHNWIHNWI

Responsibilities

Team ManagementInvestingOriginationExecutionClient CoverageNegotiations
  • A bulge bracket private bank is looking to hire a Relationship Manager at Director level to their office in Zurich to cover their regional UHNW clients based in MENA
  • Our client will consider those who have a proven client track record and existing network of UHNWIs within the region

Managing Director, Relationship Manager, MENA UHNW, Bulge Bracket Private Bank, Zurich

Requirements

Private BankingMENA/GCCManaging DirectorZurich12+ Years Experience

Experience

Wealth ManagementUHNWIHNWI

Responsibilities

Team ManagementExecutionClient Coverage
  • A leading bulge bracket bank with an enviable international private banking franchise is looking to hire a Managing Director-level Relationship Manager to their MENA coverage desk in Zurich to strengthen their presence in the region
  • Candidates should arrive from premier financial institutions having worked on a MENA coverage desk servicing UHNW clients
  • Our client will consider those who have a proven client track record and existing network of UHNWIs within the region

Senior Associate, M&A Portfolio Management, MENA Sovereign Wealth Fund

Requirements

Investment BankingMENA/GCCAssociateDoha4-9 Years Experience

Experience

M&A

Responsibilities

InvestingDue DiligenceValuationExecutionAnalysis
  • Middle Eastern Sovereign Wealth Fund looking to hire a Senior Associate for their regional  team to focus on mergers and acquisitions, capital structure optimization and investments for the leading corporate entities in their home market
  • Candidates need to bring broad investment banking skills, including having worked on M&A transactions and be able to be relatively independent in leading transactions from the client side
  • Candidates must have 4 - 9 years of experience

Vice President, Institutional Sales, Saudi Arabia Coverage, Global Asset Manager, Riyadh

Requirements

Asset ManagementSaudi ArabiaVice PresidentRiyadh6-9 Years Experience

Experience

Fixed IncomeSales

Responsibilities

Client CoverageDue DiligenceOriginationPitching
  • The successful candidate will shoulder responsibilities for the existing institutional, wealth & family office clients in Saudi Arabia, while simultaneously covering all aspects of client service & sales coverage, including developing and managing new relationships within this area
  • The candidate will be expected to deliver the broad product offering to prospective & existing clients, including index & active equities, fixed income, private capital, real estate & infrastructure alternative assets. This will result in them leading the client dialogue in order to achieve the overarching aim of helping to drive business & client strategy more broadly across Saudi Arabia 
  • The candidate will drive the ongoing development & refinement of our clients' Saudi Arabia product offering, market activities, sales & marketing strategy; including the continued development of a strong client portfolio, and a diversified book of businesses across several sub-segments

Vice President/Associate, MENA Investments, Middle Eastern Sovereign Wealth Fund, Riyadh

Requirements

Private EquityMENA/GCCVice PresidentAssociateRiyadh5-12 Years Experience

Experience

Investment BankingCoverageM&ACorporate FinanceArabic - Fluent

Responsibilities

Client CoverageAnalysisPresentationDue DiligenceInvestingResearch
  • Middle Eastern Sovereign Wealth Fund are looking to build a local investments team based in Riyadh
  • Considering candidates with transaction experience within the private equity and/or investment banking space
  • Arabic fluency is a preference but not a prerequisite

Director, Relationship Manager, Qatar Coverage, Bulge Bracket Private Bank, Dubai

Requirements

Private BankingMENA/GCCDirectorDubai8-15 Years Experience

Experience

Wealth ManagementCoverageHNWIUHNWIFamily Office

Responsibilities

Team ManagementOriginationDue DiligenceClient CoveragePresentationExecution
  • Bulge Bracket Bank is looking to hire a Director level Relationship Manager with existing experience covering the Qatar Wealth Management space
  • Considering traditional private bankers with pre-existing connectivity in the region

Director, Relationship Manager, Abu Dhabi Coverage, Bulge Bracket Private Bank, Dubai

Requirements

Private BankingMENA/GCCDirectorDubai8-15 Years Experience

Experience

Wealth ManagementCoverageHNWIUHNWIFamily Office

Responsibilities

ExecutionOriginationTeam ManagementDue DiligencePresentationClient Coverage
  • Bulge Bracket Bank is looking to hire a Director level Relationship Manager with existing experience covering the Abu Dhabi Wealth Management space
  • Considering traditional private bankers with pre-existing connectivity in the region

Director, Relationship Manager, Kuwait Coverage, Bulge Bracket Private Bank, Dubai

Requirements

Private BankingMENA/GCCDirectorDubai8-15 Years Experience

Experience

Wealth ManagementCoverageHNWIFamily OfficeUHNWI

Responsibilities

Client CoverageTeam ManagementOriginationDue DiligenceExecutionPresentation
  • Bulge Bracket Bank is looking to hire a Director level Relationship Manager with existing experience covering the Kuwait Wealth Management space
  • Considering traditional private bankers with pre-existing connectivity in the region

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