Toby Crosthwaite


“All of our clients are evolving in a time of unprecedented change and disruption. We find them leaders who will change and build the leadership culture they need for growth and their future.”


Toby joined Ridgeway Partners to focus on the insurance sector in the UK and Asia Pacific. He also covers risk management more broadly across financial services.

Toby has more than 20 years of executive search experience and held leadership roles in Asia Pacific for Russell Reynolds Associates and Sheffield Haworth. He began his career as a financial futures and options broker with FIMAT Futures UK Ltd (Société Générale Group).

Prior to joining Ridgeway Partners, Toby was a managing director at Russell Reynolds Associates for eight years based in Singapore and London.
Toby has successfully worked on a range of high-profile C-suite and board assignments in the UK and Asia Pacific for life insurance, general insurance and reinsurance clients. In addition to business and leadership roles, other product expertise includes risk and financial officers.

Toby holds a BA in Economics and Political Development from the University of Exeter.