Graham Utian is Client Partner, Sub-Saharan Africa at Pedersen & Partners, based in Johannesburg, South Africa. Mr. Utian has over 15 years of Executive Search, leadership consulting, and interim management experience, having worked on C-level mandates across most industries, and building a significant network of clients and partners, transforming teams and Boards. Having spent many years in the media and technology business, Mr. Utian entered the Executive Search industry in 2003 with a Johannesburg-based recruitment firm and transformed the business to enable it to provide services to some of South Africa’s largest corporations. He then became the group’s Executive Director in charge of building teams providing a range of services. Prior to joining Pedersen & Partners, Mr. Utian launched an executive recruitment and consulting firm, providing high-end talent management and consulting services.
Mr. Utian is currently studying for an MBA degree. In addition to his native English, Mr. Utian is fluent in Afrikaans and has a basic knowledge of Hebrew.