Elie Farah leads Oliver Wyman's European financial services practice

10 October 2022 Consultancy.eu 1 min. read
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Global management consulting firm Oliver Wyman has appointed Elie Farah as the new leader of its Financial Services practice in Europe.

The Paris-based senior partner has been with firm Oliver Wyman for close to 20 years, during those years playing an instrumental role in building the firm’s Financial Services practice in France and wider European region.

A member of the Corporate and Institutional Banking service line, Farah advises clients on strategy, operating model, regulatory topics and climate transition.

Elie Farah, Head of Financial Services for Europe, Oliver Wyman

Appointed a partner in 2010, Farah led Oliver Wyman’s Corporate and Institutional Banking service line in France between 2015 and 2017. He then was promoted to leader of the Financial Services practice for France and Belgium, a role he held for the past four years.

In the new role, Farah oversees Oliver Wyman’s largest industry practices by headcount. The US-headquartered consultancy has a leading track record in the landscape, and is consistently ranked one of the leading financial services consultants by leading rankings across European markets, including the Financial Times (UK), Capital (France) and Brand Eins (Germany).

Commenting on his next career milestone, Farah said: “I’m humbled by this new role and am looking forward to continue working with our clients and partner team to help the industry address the challenges ahead. I relish the opportunity to help clients thrive in supporting the climate transition and navigating the volatile economic and geopolitical environment.”

Alongside his role at Oliver Wyman, Farah is a professor of financial institutions strategy at HEC, one of France’s leading business schools, where he has taught since 2011.