Evan Russo


Evan is the Chief Executive Officer of Lazard’s Asset Management business. ​

Previously, Evan served as Lazard’s global CFO and has been a key member of the firm’s executive leadership team since 2017. ​

As CFO, Evan significantly increased engagement with Lazard’s stakeholders, and developed a deep bench of talent to enhance the capabilities of the Finance team worldwide. He successfully led projects to modernize and improve the firm’s global financial capabilities and optimized the firm’s capital structure.