Frank Behrendt is the Head of the Financial Services Practice Group, Africa. He is an emerging markets specialist and has originated and executed senior level searches for banks and financial institutions across the Asia Pacific while based in Singapore, and Pan-Africa from London and Johannesburg. In 2011 he joined a boutique search firm with offices in London and Kuala Lumpur, with an exclusive focus on the African Financial Services sector, including corporate and investment banking, corporate and project finance, asset management, private equity, venture capital, micro-finance and insurance, first based out of London and since 2013 from Johannesburg where he successfully opened and ran a new office in order to expand the business into other sectors relevant for Africa’s growth (IT, Energy and Management Consulting).
Mr. Behrendt draws on over 13 years of experience at the senior end of emerging markets Financial Services recruitment, the last eight focusing exclusively on Africa, and has an impressive track record of placements in many African countries including Nigeria, Kenya, Zambia, Uganda, Namibia, Botswana, Mozambique, Angola, Ghana, and South Africa.
Apart from his native Danish, he speaks fluent English and German.