Rupert Pitten

Rupert is an Executive Director in our London office and is responsible for the firm’s Risk and Compliance practice in EMEA & APAC. Rupert has appointed a significant number Chief Risk Officers, Chief Compliance Officers, and senior executives of all disciplines globally. His coverage includes a wide range of sectors with particular experience in investment banking, hedge funds and asset management. He has also made strategic appointments in other sectors including commodities, fintech, insurance, fiduciary management and professional services. In addition to executive placements, he has served as an advisor to clients seeking to advance their governance structures and functions to more effectively navigate the dynamic regulatory landscape. Prior to Options Group, Rupert ran a boutique search firm that focused on senior-level risk management search. Before this he spent a number of years with a leading global firm completing assignments within risk management, quantitative analysis, and fixed income trading.


Rupert is a graduate of Queen Mary College, University of London, with degrees in Politics and Economics.