Sven Harmsen, Ph.D., joined Raymond James in 2019 as a managing director of the Diversified Industrials practice. He joined Raymond James from Robert W. Baird where he also served as a managing director. In his nearly 20-year career, Dr. Harmsen has been involved in more than 40 transactions. He began his investment banking career at Drueker & Co. (now Houlihan Lokey) before joining Robert W. Baird in 2009. Dr. Harmsen holds a doctorate from Humboldt University’s Institute for Banking, Exchanges and Insurance in Berlin and a Master of Industrial Engineering and Management from Berlin Institute of Technology.