Fawad Bajwa

Global Head of Artificial Intelligence Practice, Russell Reynolds Associates
Fawad Bajwa
Fawad Bajwa conducts C-level and board assignments to help his clients drive growth strategies, innovation agendas and business transformations. He is a core member of the firm’s global Financial Services, Healthcare and Technology teams and leads the Artificial Intelligence practice globally. His clients include Fortune 500 companies, as well as growth companies backed by private equity and venture capital. Fawad is jointly based out of Toronto and San Francisco.

Prior to joining Russell Reynolds Associates, Fawad was a strategy consultant for over a decade, where he led engagements on strategy, operations, and organization-related topics for financial services and healthcare clients, amongst others. Fawad started his career as an engineer, designing robots and working in various technology and operations roles.

Fawad received his BASc in engineering, specializing in mechatronics, from the University of Toronto, his MBA from INSEAD, in France and Singapore, and is a licensed Professional Engineer. He also serves on the Board of Directors of OPCC and mentors young alumni as part of the INSEAD and U of T Alumni Associations.