Executive Search | Board, CEO & C-Suite

Our Executive Search Firm is recognised by the clients it serves for its class leading approach to handling complex and strictly confidential assignments.

Our Approach

We understand that you’re not simply looking to fill a senior position by partnering with an executive search firm, but rather, you’re looking for a business leader who can help take your company to its targeted future state. You may be looking to deliver something new or to solve an existing business problem with a compelling executive or board hire. We position ourselves right by your side to establish what that looks like and find that ideally suited leader, wherever they might be. As an experienced executive search firm, we do that with speed and precision with no compromise on quality.

After over 30 years industry experience we have created a completely unique retained search experience for our clients, built for how search should work in the 21st Century, not just how it has always been done. We combine best-in-class global research capabilities with an internal commitment to cutting-edge technology and product development. This produces extensive, rich with talent pipelines across all asset classes and geographies for our clients. FINCO Search also uses a bespoke flexible pricing model that offers a variety of engagement options to accommodate virtually any growth-stage company. We get to understand you where you are to build the best cost solution instead of shoehorning you into an antiquated pricing model. 

In summary, our inimitable process is created in full collaboration with each client to deliver what they need, exactly when they need it

Nothing at FINCO Search is deemed “same as everyone else,” and that includes our commitment to delivering on performance.  We are so confident in our capabilities that we guarantee all of our searches for 12 months.

We therefore invite you to join FTSE 250 companies, established private equity firms, multi-stage startups, and progressive mid-market companies in selecting FINCO Search as their preferred executive search talent partner.

Recent Examples of Searches Concluded

UK Placements

Chief Operations Officer | London, United Kingdom | US Private Bank
Chief Investment Officer | London | Wealth Manager
Chief Compliance Officer | Manchester | FinTech
Chief Executive Officer | London | Wealth Manager
Chief Risk Officer | London | Asset Manager
Non-Executive Director | London | FinTech

Rest of the World

Non-Executive Director | US | Derivatives Brokerage
Chief Investment Officer | Zurich | Swiss Private Bank
Chief Executive Officer | Singapore | Family Office
Chief Risk Officer | New York, USA | Asset Manager
Chief Operations Officer | France | EU Private Bank
Chief Technology Officer | Hong Kong | Global Bank

Industry Specialisms

Over 30 years of industry experience has enabled us to understand the intricacies of executive and board leadership across the globe. Our search specialists and C-level recruiters enjoy unique access to tier-one executive and board talent across multiple categories within the financial services sector.

Wealth and Asset Management

Progressive fund and investment management businesses to institutional and high net worth clients

Private Banking and Family Offices

Looking after the wealth, assets and investment portfolios of HNW and UHNW individuals and their families.

Investment Management and Advisory

For all RIAs and IFAs and other financial services firms servicing the retail public.

Brokerage and Trading

Global securities trading of multi-assets to institutional and retail clients.

Investment Banking

International corporate capital raising, funding and M&A activities.


For all six stages of start-up venture incorporating Fintech, Regtech & Insurtech firms.

Risk, Compliance & Governance

For all Financial Services firms providing solutions to the regulated sectors.

Executive Search Solutions for True Leadership

As the demands on ethics, governance and performance continue to evolve, so must the nature of Board and CEO leadership itself. 

Leaders must demonstrate the capacity, agility and commitment to drive the business for today while enabling the business to grow and innovate for the future. Boards must also keep pace, supporting CEO’s and management teams to address the complex challenges and consider the needs of all stakeholders in the process. Anticipating the questions of tomorrow while operating for today requires incredible alignment, courage, vision and sense of shared responsibility and purpose.

FINCO Search has developed expertise in the matters that concern CEO’s and Boards the most as they navigate these dynamic changes from Board consulting, Board succession planning to Board effectiveness. In addition, our teams are specialists in CEO succession planning and can guide Boardrooms on how to identify, develop and support the CEO’s for today and the future.

Commitment to Diversity

Naturally diverse teams are considered to be better teams. We always strive to support hiring organizations to get there with our considered and inclusive approach.

We aim to help all companies become more diverse, equitable, and inclusive. It is always the right thing to do of course and it will contribute to your team performing at a higher level.  The C-Suite’s propensity to be inclusive and demonstrate diversity of thought and perspective leads to better decision-making and better outcomes.

Our multi-diverse research teams ensure an anti-bias candidate review and evaluation processes,  continuously assessing the candidate pool diversity to ensure that executive talent from all  backgrounds are always represented. 

Not all organizations have established as yet their DE&I education and training programs. Founders/Owners therefore need to identify, attract, and retain diverse leaders that will be a culture add and help accelerate the organization towards a better future.

Next Steps

For an exploratory discussion around your leadership requirements you can speak to an impartial advisor in confidence.  You will be directed to a partner who knows the relevant market information to your sector.

FINCO Search will then deliver to you a suitable proposal for review after an initial Teams consultation with all interested stakeholders.

To request a call back please click here or you can reach someone directly on:

EUROPE +44 203 927 5080
USA +1 646 813 9703
APAC +65 3158 1080