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senior recruitment specialists

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Banking & Financial Services is going through huge transformation with ever changing regulation and the challenge of digitisation. Attracting & hiring specialists is both challenging and competitive.

Morgan Philips Banking & Financial Services practice in the UK is highly speciliased and combines the power of our highly experienced consultant's knowledge and networks with innovative sourcing, selection and assessment tools and methodology.

Our banking & Financial services recruitment experts work on behalf of : 

• Investment Banks

• Retail financial services (Banking & Insurance)

• Asset & Wealth Managers

• Hedge Funds

• Private Banks

• PE Funds

• Portfolio Companies

• Fintech

Banking & Financial Services roles/skills we specialise in:

  • Front-Back office leadership: CEO, COO, CFO, CIO, CMO, Managing Director, Director, VP
  • Strategy: Project Management, Analysis, Architecture, Finance
  • Operations: Sales, Change Management, internal Consulting
  • IT/Digital: Data, Cyber, Software Development
  • Legal: Risk & Compliance

Recent examples of our client assignments:

  • Global CIO - £300k - Fintech (FX) - London
  • Head of Software Development - £180k - Investment Banking - London
  • Head of Global Sales - £200k - Fixed Income Software Vendor - London
  • Data Analytics Lead - £120k - Fintech - London
  • UX Developer - £120k - Investment Banking - London
  • Cyber Security Analyst - £80k - Asset Management - London
  • Head of Programme Management - £120k - Insuretech - London

Need to hire Banking & FS Professionals in other countries?

We have specialist headhunters ready to help you!
Please get in touch with Dan Benson to be introduced to a local contact in any of our 23 Global offices

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Dan Benson

Managing Director, England, Morgan Philips Executive Search

Dan’s made a career out of delivering senior search campaigns to help organisations identify leaders in challenging and changing circumstances. Dan has 15 years’ experience in executive search and leadership consulting working directly for Executive Board level stakeholders to complete projects that range from talent and leadership acquisition to strategic research, market data and insights. He particularly focusses his work on supporting companies in finding modern leaders who effectively translate corporate strategy into tangible business operations, enabled through the use of technology and innovation.

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Kamal Jain


Kamal is a Business Director, specialising in financial services executive search. He partner’s with clients to source the very best talent in order for them to grow their businesses and has a wide and varied client base of Electronic Trading Firms, FinTech’s, Investment Banks, Fund/Asset/Investment Managers, Investment Houses through to start up Hedge Funds Businesses as clients.

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Nishil Patel


Nishil is a Business Director within Financial Services and a specialist in Software Engineering for the Investment Banking, Challenger/Start Up Bank, FinTech and Asset Management sectors. Nishil is passionate and knowledgable about technology which motivates him to offer the highest levels of service to clients and candidates.

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Anthony Besant

Practice Director

Anthony is responsible for our Interim Management offering in Financial Services as well as taking the lead for the Software Engineering practice within Morgan Philips. He is also Account Director for several of our key clients. With over 20 years experience in the sector he offers access to a unique network of technical talent.

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Danny Reynolds


Recruiting IT professionals into the London investment banking market since 1994 and sourcing roles that cover the full spectrum of the IT domain (specialising in Infrastructure / Support / Service Management / Architecture / Senior Appointments), Danny has a prolonged history of success in delivering into the bulge bracket investment banks and SMEs (private equity, hedge funds, asset management, exchanges/clearing houses, brokers, rating agencies, ISVs, financial software houses etc).

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7 reasons to partner with us for all your Banking & Financial Services recruitment needs


A common DNA and language for our clients and candidates


Unique and innovative sourcing techniques: for roles where there are acute skill shortages, it is essential to tap into all available talent pools.

  • Our global database of tens of thousands of candidates specialising in Banking & Financial Services
  • 4 talent research centres (Mauritius, Zhuhai, Philippines and Mexico) have access to more than 250 global candidate databases

Specialist consultants from the trades for which they recruit and who use the best techniques for approaching candidates directly.


The use of video adverts generates 40% more applications, from junior to more experienced positions.


Creation of fresh new content (articles, webinars, podcasts, salary surveys), creating a community that attracts and retains the best candidates in the marketplace.


An exclusive expert network, the Club 5000, who advise and put us in touch with the best talents in their network.


An international network that allows us to understand the major market trends and to share those insights with our clients and candidates.

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