EM specialises in delivering high quality Financial and Consulting search solutions: both permanent and interim. Founded in 1993, EM services the hiring needs of some of the world's best known companies, management consultancies, private equity houses and banks, globally.

Through next generation search techniques and contractor networks we support businesses with the provision of Project and Programme Managers, Management Consultants in Strategy and Performance Improvement, and Financial Services specialists. Search and Selection strategies are tailored to the needs of clients’ specific requirements.

Clients and candidates say that EM’s differentiator is in inspiring the optimum solution to each recruitment need. That inspiration to succeed is reflected throughout our work and through continually succeeding over decades  in  the business.


Our Divisions

EM Consulting

Clients include TMT, Financial Services and Retail.  Operational and
Consulting roles within both Industry and Consultancies include strategy, project management, technology, business & finance transformation and supply chain. More Info ►

EM Financial Services

Our clients include a number of the leading Investment Banks, Advisory houses and boutiques, Retail Banks, Investment/Hedge Funds and Asset Managers. Roles covered include M&A, private equity, capital markets sales, trading and research, amongst others. More Info ►

EM Finance

Clients cover all sectors and roles focus on strategy & corporate development, business planning & analysis, financial control, risk management, middle office and "in-house" consulting. More Info ►


EM Legal

Clients include private practice and in-house teams in the UK and Internationally. With a focus on Corporate and Commercial, appointments are at Partner level, particularly within alternative business and self-employed structures. More Info ►



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The EM Team

Carl Thompson


Carl is stakeholder and corporate development advisor to EM. He is foc... More

David Howell

Managing Director

Since co-founding EM in 1993, David has led teams delivering search an... More

Jan Shaw

Partner - Board level

With a career spanning Executive Search, Human Resource leadership and... More

Nigel Milford

Partner EM Finance

With a financial recruitment career at Michael Page spanning the Thame... More

Jacqui Rome


Jacqui has 20 years' experience working for corporations across the U.... More

Ena Vieira


Ena holds an LLB Honours degree from Buckingham University (UK),... More

Carol Cheung

Partner International Markets

Carol has over 20 years commercial experience across Banking, Publishi... More

Francesca Howell

Partner EM Consulting

Francesca for a number of years has supported businesses in their Stra... More

Louise Bartlett

Research Associate

Louise has over 10 years’ Executive Search experience, operating... More

Lucinda Barry

Senior Associate

Lucinda is a Senior Associate, Risk and Compliance for EM Group. With ... More

Caroline Warwick-Smith

Research Associate

Caroline Warwick-Smith has over fifteen years in Executive Search, gar... More

Gemma Hawes

Finance & Operations Manager

Gemma has over 10 years search and selection expertise.  Her role... More

Adeola Dosunmu

Executive Research

Adeola is part of EM’s dedicated team of Researchers.   He... More