Alistair Troughton

Hampden Capital PLC

‘We are the largest members agents in Lloyd’s,’ says Alistair Troughton, Head of Marketing at Hampden Capital. ‘We look after more than 1,200 UHNW families and individuals who collectively underwrite a premium capacity in excess of £2 billion’. He joined… Read More

Neil Smith

Hampden Capital PLC

‘When you consider that the underwriting capacity for the Lloyd’s market is currently around £30 billion with Hampden advising around £2 billion, then it’s clear that we handle a significant chunk of the market’s capital support,’ says Neil Smith. He… Read More

Vivek Jeswani & Ronak Ruparell

Bridge Invest

Trust is a vital metric between any investor and investee — but it certainly calms the nerves when there’s an alignment of interests. Bridge Invest proudly counts itself as one where such synergy happens naturally: ‘We wouldn’t offer our clients… Read More

Simon Worthington

Sheffield Haworth

Simon Worthington, a managing director at Sheffield Haworth and Head of its Wealth Management coverage across Europe, the Middle East and Asia, is an expert’s expert in the field of financial executive search. Worthington has worked in the industry for… Read More

Richard Valentine

Valentine Thomas

‘We specialise in 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 Valentine Thomas in 2004… Read More

Mark Somers

Mark Somers Partnership

‘Over the past 20 years that we have been specialising in recruiting for family offices, wealth managers and trust companies, we have become the trusted career adviser to many leading professionals in the sector,’ Mark Somers tells Spear’s. He was… Read More

Dan Scatola & Matt Jenkins

Syracuse Partners

‘We meet an incredible array of individuals, and are fortunate enough to be trusted with their confidence,’ Dan Scatola and Matt Jenkins say. They teamed up in 2013 to launch Syracuse Partners, a search firm focused exclusively on securing senior… Read More

Stephen Phipps

Hanover Search Group

‘Our financial services work has been significant for some years,’ says Stephen Phipps, UK CEO of Hanover Search Group. ‘Wealth management is core to the UK and US business. While already well established, these two regions are where the group… Read More

Richard Ker

Odgers Berndtson

Leading Odgers Berndtson’s asset and wealth management work, partner Richard Ker says: ‘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

Simon Johnson

‘We are a small firm with few hands off,’ says Simon Johnson, managing partner at Marshall Oliver. ‘We operate in a specialist market, in close partnership with clients. We add value and we like the fact that we do something… Read More