Ulrika Ekman

Independent Director

Ms. Ekman joined Greenhill’s Board of Directors in 2021.

Ulrika is the founder of Embla Advisors and serves as a managing member of Riga Property LLC, a private investment firm in the agricultural sector. Ms. Ekman is also a director and an active volunteer in a number of not-for-profit organizations, with a particular focus on youth, education and women’s issues.  From 2004 to 2012, she served as Greenhill & Co.’s General Counsel and as Co-Head of North American M&A, as well as on the Management Committee. Prior to joining Greenhill, Ms. Ekman was a partner in the M&A Group of Davis Polk LLP, where she represented clients in complex domestic and cross-border transactions across a broad range of industries.

Ulrika holds a J.D. from New York University School of Law, a M.A. in history from New York University and a B.S. of Foreign Service from Georgetown University.