Charles Watson is a member of the firm's Global Banking and Markets, and Energy practices. He conducts assignments for financial services clients, with a focus on banking, sales and trading, risk and commodities. Additionally, he has been instrumental in conducting senior level assignments in the Energy and Infrastructure sectors - focusing on private equity, risk, trading and corporate development roles.
Prior to joining Russell Reynolds Associates, Charles was a Vice President and Sector Specialist, Institutional Equities Product Marketing, for J.P. Morgan Securities Corporation. Before that he was a Vice President and Sector Sales Specialist, Institutional Equity Sales, for Deutsche Bank Securities Corporation. Previously, Charles was an Associate in Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette's Equities Research Department (later Credit Suisse First Boston). He began his career as an Assistant Vice President, Private Banking Department, Entrepreneurs and Business Owners Division, at Chemical Bank.
Additional Professional Activities
Charles is a Regional Representative and Interviewer for The Taft School.
Charles received his B.A. in economics from Middlebury College. He received his M.B.A., with honors, from the Columbia University Business School.