Global Digital Assets Practice.

About Us

Global Digital Assets Practice.

The Omerta Group’s Global Digital Assets Practice specialises in retained executive search across the Digital Asset ecosystem.

We partner with Hedge Funds, Investment Banks, Asset Managers, Proprietary Trading Firms & Exchanges as they expand and grow their presence across Digital Assets. Our Digital Assets Practice focuses on Cryptocurrency, Blockchain / Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) and Decentralized Finance (DeFi).

Our connectivity across financial markets, through 20+ years in executive search, brings an unrivalled access to a network of talent across the globe.

Digital Asset & Cryptocurrency Trading.

Portfolio Management | Quantitative Trading & Research

Client & Product.

Sales & Distribution | Business Development | Market Structure | Product Management & Product Development

Corporate Functions.

CEO | CFO & Senior Finance | COO & Operational Management | CRO & Senior Risk | CIO | CTO | CISO | CDO | Transformation & Programme Management

Technology.

Research & Development | Infrastructure & Cloud | Automation & Engineering | Cyber Security & Technology Risk

Our Reach

Coverage.

Our Track Record

Recent Completed Assignments.

Head of Quantitative Trading & Strategy.

Cryptocurrency Exchange | Singapore

Cryptocurrency Portfolio Manager.

Multi-Asset Hedge Fund | London

Head of Sales.

Digital Currency Prime Broker | Singapore

Cryptocurrency Trader.

Principal Trading Firm | Singapore

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Chief Risk Officer.

Leading FinTech Platform | London

APAC Institutional Sales.

Digital Currency Prime Broker | Hong Kong

Chief Information Security Officer.

Digital Assets Custodian | London

Head of Cryptocurrency Market Making.

Global Hedge Fund | New York

Our People

Practice Team.

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Jason is Founder and CEO of The Omerta Group, responsible...

Jason Mort

Founder, CEO

Jim runs the Global Systematic Markets​​​​​​​ practice, based in London....

Jim Brownwood

Managing Director

Peter rejoined The Omerta Group in 2020 and is based...

Peter Morters

Director

Michael is Head of Americas, leading The Omerta Group’s regional...

Michael Stover

Managing Director, Head of the Americas

Bradley leads The Omerta Group’s Asia Pacific business and is...

Bradley Garland

Managing Director, Head of Asia

Adam joined The Omerta Group in 2021 having spent over...

Adam Hunter

Director

Jason Mort

Position: Founder, CEO
Email: Jason.Mort@omerta-group.com
Categories: Digital Assets, TOG Management
Location: London

Jason is Founder and CEO of The Omerta Group, responsible for key client relationships and overall management of the firm globally.
 
Jason also leads The Omerta Group’s Digital Assets Practice, concentrating the firm’s 20+ years of expertise in Global Markets across Cryptocurrency, Blockchain & Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) and Decentralized Finance (DeFi).
 
Through his two-decade career in Executive Search, Jason has built up a deep network across global financial services and has completed a considerable number of mandates across multiple jurisdictions for his clients, including significant team moves and creation of new revenue streams.
 
His clients include prominent Hedge Funds, Investment Banks, Proprietary Trading Firms, Exchanges, Sovereign Wealth Funds, Asset Managers, Commodity Trading Houses and Family Offices.
 
Prior to his career in Executive Search, Jason worked in Investment Banking as a Fixed Income Trader.
 
Jason read Economics & Business Finance at Brunel University.

Jim Brownwood

Position: Managing Director
Email: Jim.Brownwood@omerta-group.com
Categories: Digital Assets, Systematic Markets
Location: London

Jim runs the Global Systematic Markets​​​​​​​ practice, based in London.
 
His coverage extends across hedge funds, asset managers, banks, proprietary trading companies and family offices. He specialises in placing mid level to senior electronic market makers, systematic portfolio managers, high frequency traders, systematic quantitative researchers, eCommerce sales people and product developers.
 
Jim returned to The Omerta Group after 18 months away working on an entrepreneurial venture, having co-ran the global FX practice within the firm for four years previously. He has a long history of partnering with his clients in order to better understand the nuances of their culture and requirements. He’s helped his clients strategically build and develop multiple businesses with funds and global investment banks over the past 10 years across EMEA, America and Asia.

Peter Morters

Position: Director
Email: peter.morters@omerta-group.com
Categories: Commodities, Corporate Functions, Digital Assets
Location: London

Peter rejoined The Omerta Group in 2020 and is based in the London office.
 
He brings 16 years’ of search experience and was previously at Bronzegate where he served as a Partner, appointing CFOs and senior finance leaders across sectors within private equity, listed and private companies.
 
Peter began his career with The Omerta Group. His first tenure with Omerta saw successive appointments, latterly serving as Regional Head of The Americas based in New York.
 
Peter is a Masters graduate and alumnus of Manchester University.

Michael Stover

Position: Managing Director, Head of the Americas
Email: Michael.Stover@omerta-group.com
Categories: Asset Management, Corporate Functions, Digital Assets, Fixed Income & Foreign Exchange, Hedge Funds, Investment Banking & Private Markets, Systematic Markets
Location: New York

Michael is Head of Americas, leading The Omerta Group’s regional client relationships, strategic development and senior search mandates across Global Markets, Global Systematic Markets, Investment Banking and Asset Management, based in New York.
 
Michael has had significant global front-office recruiting experience, with his career spanning 20 years working at a strategic level as a talent acquisition leader in the U.S., EMEA and Asia markets. His coverage has included; Global Securities (Equities, Fixed Income & Research), Capital Markets, Investment Banking, Asset Management, International Banking, Transaction Banking, Wealth Management and Shared Services senior recruitment.
 
Prior to joining Omerta, Michael was a Managing Director at a boutique executive search firm focused on the global financial services industry, where he was responsible for the origination of new business development and execution of searches across global markets and asset management.
 
Michael’s career has also included senior talent acquisition roles at Citadel, UBS, Credit Suisse, Standard Chartered Bank and Wachovia/Wells Fargo.

Bradley Garland

Position: Managing Director, Head of Asia
Email: Bradley.Garland@omerta-group.com
Categories: Asset Management, Digital Assets, Fixed Income & Foreign Exchange, Hedge Funds
Location: Hong Kong

Bradley leads The Omerta Group’s Asia Pacific business and is a senior member of the Asset Management and Global Markets practices.
 
Bradley joined The Omerta Group in 2016 and has over 18 years’ of experience in executive search, across Europe and Asia. He has made senior level placements with both buy side and sell side across; sales and distribution, investment and research, trading, structuring, origination and financing.
 
Previously, he was a founding member of an Asian focused, boutique search firm specialised in Fixed Income, Currencies and Financing. Prior to moving to Hong Kong in 2008, Bradley worked in London for a prominent executive search firm leading the Structured Finance Practice, with a specific specialisation in Asset Backed Securitisation, Whole Business Securitisation, ABS Research and Real Estate Financing, CMBS and Subprime Lending.
 
Bradley read Equine Science at the University of the West of England.

Adam Hunter

Position: Director
Email: adam.hunter@omerta-group.com
Categories: Corporate Functions, Digital Assets, Systematic Markets, Technology
Location: London

Adam joined The Omerta Group in 2021 having spent over 10 years’ covering senior technology mandates across Investment Banking, Asset Management and Systematic Markets in Europe, Asia and the Americas.
 
He has a track record of delivering for clients across the Technology C-Suite, traditionally including CTO & CIO. In line with the rise of new senior disciplines within Technology, Adam has recently covered searches across Financial Services clients for CISO, CDO (Data) and CPO (Product) roles. ​
 
Adam graduated from Leeds University and has spent time working across Asia as well as New York.