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Financial services – Global Banking

Transforming the sector with leading senior talent

Competition for high-performing talent is increasing while the talent pool is shrinking. You need a talent solutions partner who can help you identify future leaders

Finding the opportunity in a competitive market

With a volatile global economy, the rise of digital-first challengers, and ever-more complex regulation, you need the skills and human capital within your organisation to overcome the challenges and find the opportunities.

From driving digital transformation, to anticipating and mitigating emerging risks, one factor underpins them: sourcing and attracting the best people from a diverse range of backgrounds.

Transforming the global banking sector since 2004

For almost 20 years our Global Banking team has leveraged their extensive talent networks and deep market knowledge to source senior leaders who will help transform organisations. When clients partner with us, they receive over 25 years’ coordinated team experience which includes team builds and senior appointments globally in the following sectors:

Corporate & Investment Banking | IBD Coverage | Corporate & Transaction Banking | Global Capital Markets | Structured Finance

Our global coverage

With regional practice heads in New York, London, Hong Kong and Sydney, Sheffield Haworth’s globally-integrated search methodology has delivered leading talent to the world’s most renowned corporate and investment banks and advisory firms.

Recent placements
EMEA Head of Consumer & Retail IBD
EMEA Head of Leveraged Finance
Vice Chairman, Healthcare IBD
EMEA Head of Technology IBD
EMEA Head of Business Services IBD
APAC Head of Financial Sponsors Group IBD
APAC Co Head of Infrastructure, P&U, and Real Estate IBD
Head of Greater China Public Sector Coverage
Co-Head, Healthcare
Head, Private Capital & Restructuring
Head Financial Institutions
Head, MidWest Investment Banking
COO, Americas

Clients we partner with:

Investment Banks
Independent Advisory Boutiques
Commercial Banks
Buy-Side Funds

Sheffield Haworth offers a wide range of consulting services, so clients can benchmark and plan for their business. We can support you with compensation bench-marking studies, as well as successful, diverse hiring and the retention and advancement of leadership talent.

Diversity & Inclusion: finding the best candidate for the role

At Sheffield Haworth, every talent engagement includes a focus on diversity and inclusion. You need the best person for the role, and our approach helps to mitigate selection bias and emphasises the value of diversity of thought. When you need the best talent, we help you find it – whatever their background.

Our specialists

Julian Bell

Managing Director and Head of Americas

Simon Roberts

Managing Director

Gilbert Swann

Managing Director

Adam Gillibrand

Managing Director

Gene Swift


Jack Nunn

Executive Director

Abhishek Vats

Managing Director and Head of Middle East

Natalie Machicao


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