Sir Oliver Robbins joins Hakluyt

Hakluyt, the global strategic advisory firm for businesses and investors, is pleased to announce that Sir Oliver Robbins KCMG CB is joining us as head of corporate coverage for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA).

Olly comes to us from Goldman Sachs, where he has been a managing director in the investment banking division. He previously had a distinguished career in the British civil service, including as principal private secretary in 10 Downing Street to Tony Blair and Gordon Brown, as deputy national security adviser to David Cameron, and as Europe adviser to Theresa May. 

“I am very excited to be joining the Hakluyt team. The firm has an extremely impressive roster of clients, and advises CEOs and other senior executives on many of the most complex and sensitive issues they face. Hakluyt’s services are more in demand than ever, and I am very much looking forward to supporting the development of the company’s business.” 

Sir Oliver Robbins

Varun Chandra, Hakluyt’s managing partner, commented: “I am thrilled that Olly is going to help drive our work with corporate clients in EMEA. He has an outstanding track record as an adviser to senior decision-makers in both government and business, and exceptional judgement. With CEOs and boards facing a rapidly changing world rich in both opportunity and risk, I am confident that he will make a very significant contribution to our firm as we continue to help leaders take better decisions.” 

Olly will join Hakluyt on 20 March.