Recruitment Consultants

Spears 2020

RHIAN-ANWEN HAMILL

RAH PARTNERS

Rhian-Anwen Hamill speaks five languages, works between Switzerland, London and Spain and co-founded RAH Partners in 2006, having previously gained 15 years of experience at Goldman Sachs and led on the development of the Welsh Millennium Centre in Cardiff. After… Read More

ANDREW BAYLISS

HANOVER SEARCH GROUP

Andrew Bayliss is client director for wealth management at Hanover Search Group, where he helps to shape the department’s client development strategy, oversees key client relationships and ensures ‘consistency, drive and excellence’ in practice – as well as executing senior… Read More

EDWARD BLOMFIELD-SMITH

ABERCROMBY APPOINTMENTS

‘UK private wealth management is a niche marketplace, requiring real depth of knowledge and of relationships,’ says Abercromby’s Edward Blomfield-Smith. A wealth management search adviser ‘must know all the people on the shortlist, their backgrounds and reputation’. Personal recommendations have… Read More

ROWENA COLTHURST

THE INZITO PARTNERSHIP

‘You have to really care about people and clients, have their best interests at heart, and take a long -term view,’ says Rowena Colthurst, partner at The Inzito Partnership. ‘I focus on helping individuals and funds make the most of… Read More

AMANDA FOSTER

RUSSELL REYNOLDS

‘I fulfil a global role,’ says Amanda Foster of Russell Reynolds, who co-leads the firm’s Global Financial Services Sector. ‘I tend to focus on leadership roles within private banks, wealth management and family offices.’ A trusted adviser to a wide… Read More

SIMON JOHNSON

MARSHALL OLIVER

‘We’re a small firm, with few hands off,’ says Simon Johnson, managing partner at Marshall Oliver, a search firm established ‘at the height of the financial crisis’. He formed the company in 2009 to meet the demands of the private… Read More

RICHARD KER

INTERNATIONAL

Leading Odgers Berndtson’s asset and wealth management work, partner Richard Ker explains: ‘It is generally speaking a tough environment for wealth managers, given the increased cost of doing business coupled with a downward trend in fee income.’ Regulatory pressure has… Read More

GINA LE PREVOST

AP GROUP

Gina Le Prevost is the CEO and founder of AP Group, which has been based in Switzerland since 2009. The firm finds ‘the best candidates for our valued clients’, which mainly include family office, trust and wealth management advisers. With… Read More

THOMAS MEADE-HUNT

HANOVER SEARCH GROUP

Hanover Search Group’s associate partner Thomas Meade-Hunt builds long-term relationships with clients for the execution of mid- to senior-level mandates. ‘We deliver traditional search and selection services across wealth and asset management, insurance, private equity and fintech, and we provide… Read More

DAVID MOREL

TIGER RECRUITMENT

Tiger Recruitment offers a range of solutions in a business support, private, virtual and hospitality context. Clients have included FTSE 100 directors, as well as royals, celebrities and UHNW families. David Morel launched the firm in 2001 with the aim… Read More

MARK SOMERS

SOMERS PARTNERSHIP

Mark Somers, who founded the executive search boutique in 2005 with his wife, ex-banker Jo, provides Spear’s with an expert analysis of the financial services sector, in which employees fall into three types: ‘rainmakers’ at the top of the chain,… Read More

BILLY STEPHENSON

STEPHENSON EXECUTIVE SEARCH

This year has been a record year for Stephenson Executive Search, a headhunting firm that focuses on appointments in the private banking, private wealth management and family office sectors. The company has doubled in size, hired more executives and expanded… Read More

RICHARD VALENTINE

BOUTIQUE

‘We specialise in the recruitment of senior professionals across asset management, private banking and alternative investment,’ says Richard Valentine. ‘We’re a small and nimble team, with a client base from global players to boutique managers.’ Valentine established the firm in… Read More

SIMON WORTHINGTON

SHEFFIELD HAWORTH

With over 20 years of experience, Simon Worthington leads Sheffield Haworth’s wealth management coverage across Europe, the Middle East and Asia. He joined the firm in 2013, when it acquired the boutique wealth management executive search firm where Worthington was… Read More