Positions placed by the firm in the GCC in the last 6 months

Head of Real Assets KSA Pension Fund KSA
Real Estate Fund Manager KSA Fund Manager Bahrain
Director- International Real Estate UAE Sovereign Wealth Fund UK
VP- PPP & Project Finance KSA Semi-Government UAE
Head of Asset Management – Real Estate KSA  Investment Bank KSA
VP- Real Estate Acquisitions UAE Real Estate Developer Australia
Infrastructure Investment Manager  KSA Pension Fund  UAE
Real Estate Valuation Manager KSA Sovereign Wealth Fund UK
Head of Real Estate Funds  KSA  Asset Manager  KSA

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Viacheslav Shakhov

Managing Partner

Representing the firm since 2016


Recruitment, executive search


Investment Management, Banking & Financial Services, Real Estate, Board Appointments


Banking & Financial Services, Investment Management, Real Estate & Infrastructure, Public Sector

About me

Viacheslav (Slav) specialises in the search and selection of high caliber executives across the GCC countries. He has extensively been involved in projects related to major government initiatives across the region including VAT introduction, Vision 2030, nationalisation, government assets consolidation, sector development and creation of new investment vehicles. Moreover, his track record includes successful assignments in the APAC region. His team focuses on mandates across investment management, banking, financial services, real estate & infrastructure, board members and key executives for portfolio companies of investment management firms.

Slav is an Account Director for several major Cooper Fitch clients in the GCC region mainly across the public sector, asset management and sovereign wealth funds. Slav holds a Master’s degree in International Business and HR from an Australian university and has extensive work and travel experience across the Middle East.

He specialises in recruiting mid to senior-level positions across Real Estate and Investment Management as well as Board Members and key executives for portfolio companies.

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