Rasmus Riisgaard


Rasmus Riisgaard Cordes is a principal in Heidrick & Struggles’ Copenhagen office and a member of the global Financial Services Practice. His primary focus is on pensions, asset management, investment and corporate banking. Key clients include banks, pension funds, family offices, asset managers, and infrastructure investment companies.


Rasmus recruits skilled experts, senior managers, and CXOs within European financial services companies and is a trusted advisor to several senior executives in the Nordic financial services sector. Rasmus has a strong focus on ESG and sustainability roles and is closely engaged in driving inclusion and diversity efforts within financial services.

Prior to joining Heidrick & Struggles, Rasmus worked for a leading financial services search firm in Copenhagen. He spent his early career with a global IT company, where he led efforts within business development.


Copenhagen Business School, MSc in International Business

Studied in Japan and India