Raphael is the founder and Managing Director of Rare, the multi award-winning leaders in diversity graduate recruitment. Raphael founded Rare in 2005. Today, Rare works with over 150 elite employers, including all five Magic Circle law firms, the top three global strategy consulting firms, two of the world’s top three investment banks, and the universities of Oxford and Cambridge. Rare has over 40,000 candidates on its books, and its contextualised recruitment software has processed over a million graduate job applications.
Raphael has a first-class degree from Oxford University. He has written for the Guardian,
Times and Financial Times. He has been named in the Economist’s Top 50 Global Diversity List, the FT’s Empower Top
100 Ethnic Minority Executives list, and as Legal Week’s Outstanding Innovator.