Hrishikesh Unni

Managing Director, Client Investments Head of Best Practices Program

Taurus Wealth Advisors


Hrishi is a member of the leadership team at Taurus. He has over 16 years of private banking experience across New York, London, Singapore and East and Southern Africa. He has worked in the private banking divisions of Citibank, Barclays Wealth and Standard Chartered. Hrishi has managed high net worth clients based in Kenya, Zambia, Botswana, and South Africa. He has leveraged his knowledge and experience in banking, credit, investments, and wealth structuring to address the financial needs of clients. At Taurus, he advises families of various nationalities based in Zambia, Botswana and Singapore. His extensive experience across East and Southern Africa allowed Taurus to establish a footprint in Africa. He travels to Zambia, Botswana and Kenya to continue to develop strong relationships with clients who require a family office service. In 2017, Hrishi won the Outstanding Young Private Bankers Award at the Private Banker International Global Wealth Summit and Awards. Hrishi is from Kerala, India and grew up in Tanzania, Zambia and Swaziland, but maintains strong ties with Kerala. He earned his International Baccalaureate Diploma from Waterford Kamhlaba United World College of Southern Africa in Swaziland. He has a BA in Economics with distinction from Cornell University in the US and Masters in Operations Research and Industrial Engineering also from Cornell. He has an MBA from the INSEAD business school. Hrishi is a keen tennis player and golfer. He is married with one son and takes his family time very seriously.

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