South African-born Gnodde (54) has Irish citizenship and is co-chief executive officer of Goldman Sachs International.
He became a partner in 1998, and has 16 years of serious earnings under his belt. He’s one of the three most important investment bankers and deal-makers at Goldman Sachs. One of the other three earned €122m over the last decade. We have clearly underrated the 6ft 4" rugby fan.