Golnaz Yekrangian

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Golnaz Yekrangian

Senior Managing Director of Financial Services
Canada, and North American Infrastructure Practice Leader


+1 (437) 317-1020


Golnaz Yekrangian leads the North American Infrastructure Investment Practice, where she advises investor clients on senior investment, asset management/operating partners and distribution professional hires, as well as Board and executive team hires at the portfolio company level. As Senior Managing Director of Financial Services in Canada, Golnaz partners with investment management, investment banking/capital markets, banking and insurance clients on executive search, diversity & inclusion and leadership assessment opportunities. She is passionate about impact investing and ESG and its integration across the investment management and broader financial services sectors.

Most recently, Golnaz worked as a principal in Heidrick & Struggles’ Global Financial Services Practice, where she focused on senior-level assignments across a number of financial services subsectors in the US and Canada, including investment management (infrastructure, private equity and asset management); investment banking; insurance; and retail banking. She completed numerous functional senior-level searches in the US and Canada for CEOs, financial officers, marketing and communications experts and data and analytics leaders. Golnaz also served as a panel participant in infrastructure-related industry forums and co-authored thought pieces on talent trends within the sector.

Golnaz earned her Bachelor’s degree in Electrical-Telecommunications Engineering from Amir Kabir University of Technology (Tehran Polytechnic) and her MBA from Ivey Business School at Western University. When she’s not working, Golnaz enjoys skiing and traveling with her husband and son.

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