• Energy & Natural Resources
  • Life Sciences
  • Public Sector & Not-For-Profit


After gaining experience in Operational Finance (Big4, NGO) at an international level, in Georgia, Afghanistan and Sri-Lanka, Raphael joined PageGroup in 2005 where he actively contributed to the development of our finance discipline, followed by further involvement in procurement supply-chain, engineering & healthcare & life-sciences.

In 2009, Raphael joined the Global Fund (global public health fundraising organization) as an HR Business Partner, before continuing along his career path towards executive search in New York, Zurich and Geneva. Raphael has a strong track record, recruiting predominantly executive and NED roles for a wide range of industries, including government and nonprofit institutions. He heads our CFO practice for Continental Europe, including HR in Switzerland, where he is as well active in the wider EMEA region.

Raphael brings a wealth of international experience, coupled with his deep knowledge of the Swiss local market and business culture. He is also recognized for his talent management expertise, consulting approach and strong relationship building at all levels.





Placement Record

  • Finance Director EMEA - Global medical device company
  • Strategic & Operational Controller - Renown academic institution
  • Group Financial Control Director - Leading consumer goods company
  • Senior Director Regulatory Affairs EMEA - Global medical device company
  • Deputy Head of Legal - Leading life-science company
  • Human Resources Director - Largest academic institution in Switzerland
Raphael Asseo
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