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, corporate banking, and real estate. Key clients include banks, pension funds, family offices, asset managers, infrastructure investment, and renewable energy companies.


Rasmus recruits skilled experts, senior managers, and CXOs within European financial services companies and advises several senior executives in the Nordic financial services sector. He focuses on ESG and sustainability roles and helps drive 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 in business development.


Copenhagen Business School, MSc in International Business

Studied in Japan and India