Team.

Jayden joined The Omerta Group in 2021 as an Associate...

Jayden Fitzgibbon

Associate

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

Adam Hunter

Director

Alex joined The Omerta Group in 2021 as an Associate...

Alex Allen

Associate

Angela joined The Omerta Group in 2020 as a Senior...

Angela Beglaryan

Senior Associate

AJ joined The Omerta Group in 2020 as a Senior...

Arjing Kuo

Senior Associate

Ben joined The Omerta Group in 2020 as an Associate...

Ben Prickett

Associate

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

Bradley Garland

Managing Director, Head of Asia

Bryant joined The Omerta Group in 2021, based in New...

Bryant Yao

Vice President

Capucine joined The Omerta Group in 2021 as an Associate,...

Capucine Santambrogio

Associate

Charlie is a senior member of our Global Banking and...

Charlie Steel

Vice President

Chris is a Managing Director at The Omerta Group and...

Chris Harrison

Managing Director

Dan joined The Omerta Group in 2019 and leads the...

Daniel Rosado

Vice President

Edite joined The Omerta Group Americas in 2021 and is...

Edite Agolli

Hedge Funds

Edward joined The Omerta Group in 2021 and leads the...

Edward Gelling

Director

Edward joined The Omerta Group in 2021, supporting the Global...

Edward Guariglia

Senior Associate

Edward joined The Omerta Group Hong Kong office in 2020...

Edward Nethersole

Vice President

Eliza is a Senior Associate within The Omerta Group’s Global...

Eliza Wake

Senior Associate

Franky is a member of The Omerta Group’s Global Banking...

Franky Gordon-Saker

Vice President

Graham leads the Global Hedge Fund practice for The Omerta...

Graham Smith

Managing Director

Guy is jointly responsible for The Omerta Group’s Fixed Income...

Guy Blench

Director

Hendrik joined The Omerta Group in 2021 as a Senior...

Hendrik Kroon

Senior Associate

Henry is a senior member of the Alternative Investing team...

Henry Grafton-Grattan

Managing Director

Iona joined The Omerta Group in 2018 and is as...

Iona Anderson

Senior Associate

Jack joined The Omerta Group in 2021 as a Senior...

Jack Fuller

Senior Associate

Jack is a Managing Director at The Omerta Group and...

Jack Simkin

Managing Director

Jamie joined The Omerta Group in 2020 as Head of...

Jamie Souter

Director

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

Jason Mort

Founder, CEO

Jeanne-Mari joined The Omerta Group in 2016 and leads HR...

Jeanne-Mari Gericke

Head of HR

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

Jim Brownwood

Managing Director

Jon, based in the New York office, is part of...

Jon Friedman

Managing Director

Lisa joined The Omerta Group in 2021 as an Associate...

Lisa Sicsic

Associate

Marcus joined The Omerta Group in 2021 and leads EMEA...

Marcus Newman

Director

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

Michael Stover

Managing Director, Head of the Americas

Mike is Founder and Managing Partner of the firm and...

Mike Hindley

Founder, Head of Global Markets

Natalie joined The Omerta Group in 2020 as an Associate...

Natalie Lopez

Associate

Nathan joined The Omerta Group as Chief Operating Officer in...

Nathan John

COO

Oscar is Co Head of the EMEA Liquid Markets Practice...

Oscar Willett

Managing Director

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

Peter Morters

Director

Pierre is a Senior Associate, part of the Global Markets...

Pierre Guillonneau

Senior Associate

Raj is a Vice President in the Global Markets Practice...

Raj Borkhataria

Vice President

Ruvhen joined The Omerta Group in 2021 as an Associate...

Ruvhen Chinaire

Associate

Sam joined The Omerta Group in 2019 as an Associate...

Sam Boundford

Associate

Sarah joined The Omerta Group in 2020 as Vice President...

Sarah Dudney

Vice President

Shirley is an Associate at The Omerta Group, based in...

Shirley Ko

Associate

Tilly joined The Omerta Group in 2020 as a Senior...

Tilly Burles

Senior Associate

Trystan is a Consultant working within our Global Systematic Markets​​​​​​​...

Trystan Davies-Tommason

Vice President

Vithiya oversees the APAC Liquid Markets practice in Hong Kong....

Vithiya Vairon

Director

Jayden Fitzgibbon

Position: Associate
Email: jayden.fitzgibbon@omerta-group.com
Categories: Asset Management
Location: London

Jayden joined The Omerta Group in 2021 as an Associate within the Asset Management Team in London.

Jayden will be supporting the team in searches across the US. Europe and Asia, including searches in investment and distribution including coverage of environmental and sustainable investment roles.

He Joined as a graduate from the University of London where he read History achieving a 1st Class Honours degree.

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.

Alex Allen

Position: Associate
Email: alex.allen@omerta-group.com
Categories: Fixed Income & Foreign Exchange
Location: London

Alex joined The Omerta Group in 2021 as an Associate within the Global Markets team, covering both Fixed income and Foreign Exchange and is based in our London Office.

Alex joined after graduating from the University of Warwick with a BA (with Honours) in History.

Angela Beglaryan

Position: Senior Associate
Email: angela.beglaryan@omerta-group.com
Categories: Asset Management, Fixed Income & Foreign Exchange, Hedge Funds
Location: New York

Angela joined The Omerta Group in 2020 as a Senior Associate based in New York, focused on US markets and asset management.
 
Prior to joining The Omerta Group, she worked in a global search firm, search boutiques and in corporate recruitment with several major global enterprises.
 
She graduated from Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland with a Master’s Degree in Linguistics.

Arjing Kuo

Position: Senior Associate
Email: arjing.kuo@omerta-group.com
Categories: Commodities, Fixed Income & Foreign Exchange
Location: Hong Kong

AJ joined The Omerta Group in 2020 as a Senior Associate in Hong Kong, working across Global Markets practice focusing on Greater China Sales and Macro Trading space in Asia.
 
Prior to joining Omerta, AJ was a consultant at The Laurus Group executive search and started his career being a Senior Consultant at Selby Jennings search firm covering FX, Rates Sales and Trading practice for their Sales and Trading team.
 
AJ studied Business Communications and Management at Ohio University, USA.

Ben Prickett

Position: Associate
Email: Ben.Prickett@omerta-group.com
Categories: Hedge Funds
Location: London

Ben joined The Omerta Group in 2020 as an Associate in the Global Hedge Fund team, covering European and Asian Equities and Fixed Income.
 
He joined the firm with 2 years’ experience within financial search, specialising in placements into Private Equity and Hedge Funds.
 
Ben read Law at the University of Kent before going onto complete his Legal Practice Course and Master’s in Professional Legal Practice at the University of Law in London.

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.

Bryant Yao

Position: Vice President
Email: bryant.yao@omerta-group.com
Categories: Asset Management, Hedge Funds, Systematic Markets
Location: New York

Bryant joined The Omerta Group in 2021, based in New York, focusing on US quant and systematic client needs, working closely with the Systematic Markets practice, Hedge Funds, Asset Management and Global Markets. His coverage spans quantitative portfolio managers, researchers, analytical specialists and other modeling/strats professionals.
 
Prior to joining Omerta, Bryant helped build the quantitative practice and establish the NYC office for a financial services recruitment boutique. Before that, Bryant was a member of the quantitative practice at a global talent acquisition and advisory firm covering a diverse set of clients. He began his career as an Associate at a major US investment advisory firm, focused on risk reporting.
 
Bryant is a graduate of Cornell University.

Capucine Santambrogio

Position: Associate
Email: Capucine.Santambrogio@omerta-group.com
Categories: Investment Banking & Private Markets
Location: London

Capucine joined The Omerta Group in 2021 as an Associate, based in London. She is part of the Investment Banking and Private Markets Investing practice, supporting the team across all products and asset classes.​​​​​​​
 
Capucine read History and Italian at the University of Exeter.

Charlie Steel

Position: Vice President
Email: Charlie.Steel@omerta-group.com
Categories: Investment Banking & Private Markets
Location: London

Charlie is a senior member of our Global Banking and Private Markets Investing practice​​​​​​​, based in London.
 
Charlie joined The Omerta Group in 2015 and has been extremely active in senior level search mandates with our key investment banking clients across Mergers & Acquisitions, Leveraged Finance & Equity Capital Markets. Charlie also plays a key role with private investors, ranging from the permanent pools of capital such as sovereign wealth funds, through to leveraged buyout funds, mid-cap funds as well as venture and growth funds, across all industries.
 
Charlie joined The Omerta Group from one of the largest, global, executive search firms where he was a senior member of the Investment Banking and Private Equity practice. Charlie started his career at a boutique, professional services focused, executive search firm.
 
Charlie read Maths, Economics & Politics at Eton College.

Chris Harrison

Position: Managing Director
Email: Chris.Harrison@omerta-group.com
Categories: Investment Banking & Private Markets
Location: London

Chris is a Managing Director at The Omerta Group and leads our Investment Banking (advisory and capital raising) and Private Markets Investing practice in the EMEA region.
 
This includes all private equity strategies, real assets, private credit, special situations and real estate.
Day-to-day Chris has two major areas of focus: advising our hedge fund and private equity clients across global credit and private investing. In this capacity, Chris has conducted numerous mid and senior level assignments, predominantly placing investment professionals specialising in corporate distressed, non-performing loans and opportunistic real estate, mezzanine debt investments, specialty and direct lending, public credit and leveraged loans.
 
In addition, Chris also advises our banking clients across investment grade and sub-investment grade debt capital markets, structured and leveraged finance and restructuring. On the sell-side, Chris has completed a wide range of senior searches in leveraged finance, investment grade syndicate and debt capital markets origination across a wide range of issuers and geographies, securitisation, capital structuring, liability management and derivatives marketing.
 
Chris read Engineering and Business Studies at Warwick University.

Daniel Rosado

Position: Vice President
Email: Daniel.Rosado@omerta-group.com
Categories: Asset Management, Fixed Income & Foreign Exchange, Hedge Funds, Investment Banking & Private Markets
Location: New York

Dan joined The Omerta Group in 2019 and leads the Research function, where he supports all firm practice teams for the U.S. operations. He also actively recruits for searches where additional resources are needed. Dan is based in New York.
 
Prior to joining The Omerta Group, Dan held senior Research positions with a number of global retained search firms, where he most recently served as the Head of Research for the Americas at a major global executive search firm.
 
Throughout his career, Dan has developed expertise around several areas within Financial Services including Fixed Income, Equities, Foreign Exchange, Investment Banking, Asset Management, Private Equity, Fin Tech, Cash Management/Transaction Banking, and Risk Management, among others. Beyond Financial Services, Dan also has a successful track record and extensive exposure to search assignments for clients in the Payments, Software, Networking, AI and Real Estate spaces.
 
Dan attended Pennsylvania State University for his undergraduate degree.

Edite Agolli

Position: Hedge Funds
Email: Edite.Agolli@omerta-group.com
Categories: Asset Management, Hedge Funds, Systematic Markets
Location: New York

Edite joined The Omerta Group Americas in 2021 and is a member of the Asset Management & Alternatives practice, partnering closely with US and Global leadership. She focuses on identifying, evaluating, and presenting investment and other professionals, primarily to hedge fund clients. Her coverage spans portfolio managers, investment analysts, quantitative researchers, and technology & infrastructure professionals.
 
Prior to joining Omerta, Edite operated her own boutique recruiting firm with expertise in fundamental long/short credit & equities, quantitative strategies, fixed income, and discretionary & systematic macro strategies across corresponding asset classes globally.
 
Previously, Edite was Vice President at Highbridge Capital Management and Amaranth Advisors, where she developed her career in Operational, Project and Portfolio Risk Management over 12 years.
 
Edite studied Finance at Iona College and is pursuing her CAIA designation.

Edward Gelling

Position: Director
Email: edward.gelling@omerta-group.com
Categories: Commodities
Location: London

Edward joined The Omerta Group in 2021 and leads the global Commodities practice, based in London.
 
Ed was previously a director and owner of Human Capital, an Executive Search firm specialising in global commodities. He spent 16 years with Human Capital, of which more than a decade was spent building their Asia Pacific business from Singapore.
 
He has experience working with clients all over the globe, conducting searches and advisory work covering senior roles across the commodities value chain.
 
Ed is multilingual with fluency in French having read French and Linguistics at the University of Leeds. 

Edward Guariglia

Position: Senior Associate
Email: edward.guariglia@omerta-group.com
Location: New York

Edward joined The Omerta Group in 2021, supporting the Global Markets, Investment Banking and Asset Management practice in New York City. He specializes in all levels of M&A advisory and investment roles across investment banking, asset management, hedge fund and private equity clients.

Prior to joining Omerta, Edward was an Associate Director with a nationwide search firm based in New York.  For nearly 10 years he partnered with banks, asset managers, insurance, real estate and fintech firms to support positions across investment/corporate banking, private equity, risk management, compliance, investor relations, sales, and all aspects of middle/back office operations.

Edward studied Finance at Seton Hall University

Edward Nethersole

Position: Vice President
Email: edward.nethersole@omerta-group.com
Categories: Fixed Income & Foreign Exchange
Location: Hong Kong

Edward joined The Omerta Group Hong Kong office in 2020 as a Consultant focusing on mid to senior level Fixed Income Sales & Trading hires for Global Markets and Hedge Funds in APAC. Specialisms are FX and Rates Trading, Macro Sales and Corporate Sales.
 
He started his search career in 2014 in London working across the buy and sell side before moving to Asia in 2018 to cover Fixed Income Sales for a Global Markets search firm.​​​​​​​
 
Edward read Sociology at the University of Leeds.

Eliza Wake

Position: Senior Associate
Email: Eliza.Wake@omerta-group.com
Categories: Hedge Funds
Location: London

Eliza is a Senior Associate within The Omerta Group’s Global Hedge Fund team covering European & Asian Equities. She is focused on placing Portfolio Managers, Analysts/ Strategists and Execution Traders across single manager and multi-strat Hedge Funds. She joined The Omerta Group in 2018 initially covering a range of distribution and investment roles for the Global Asset Management & Alternatives Team and broadened her experience in Asia during a secondment to Hong Kong in 2020.
 
Eliza previously completed internships with BlueMountain Capital Management, Rothschild & Co. and Stonehage Fleming.​​​​​​​
 
Eliza read Biological Sciences, specialising in Developmental and Stem Cell Biology, at the University of Edinburgh and graduated with a First-Class degree.

Franky Gordon-Saker

Position: Vice President
Email: Franky.Gordon-Saker@omerta-group.com
Categories: Investment Banking & Private Markets
Location: London

Franky is a member of The Omerta Group’s Global Banking and Private Markets Investing practice in London, working with clients across the EMEA region.
 
She joined the firm in 2016, initially to assist in strengthening The Omerta Group’s presence within Infrastructure and Real Assets. She now works with our banking and private markets investing clients on searches across Financing | Capital Markets, Capital Raising, Real Assets and Credit Investing.
 
Prior to joining The Omerta Group, Franky worked at a small London based search firm where she led their Infrastructure Finance practice, focusing predominantly in Infrastructure & Project Finance but also covering other related areas including Natural Resources, Aviation, Shipping and Trade Finance. Her clients were predominantly European and Asian banks operating in London and she was responsible for placing candidates in mid to senior level roles.
 
Franky is a member of 100 Women in Finance, Level 20 and the Women’s Infrastructure Network and has assisted in organising a number of events with them.​​​​​​​
 
Franky read French and Russian at University College London.

Graham Smith

Position: Managing Director
Email: Graham.Smith@omerta-group.com
Categories: Hedge Funds
Location: London

Graham leads the Global Hedge Fund practice for The Omerta Group and is based in London. He has over 18 years’ experience within Executive Search, and has primarily covered the Hedge Fund investment space since 2004.
 
Graham’s coverage has included recruiting for Hedge Funds, Asset Managers, Sovereign Wealth Funds, Prop Desks, Family Offices and Private Equity firms in Europe, Asia and the US. He has predominantly focused on placing Portfolio Managers, Investment Analysts/Strategists of all levels, and Execution Traders. Graham has also successfully completed numerous searches for COO’s and Business Managers, CRO’s and Risk roles at al levels, Quantitative analysts/strategists, and other senior support staff across a wide range of single manager and multi-strat Hedge Funds. He has successfully completed searches across all Hedge Fund strategies including: Equity Long/Short, Equity Event Driven, Quantitative/Systematic Strategies, Fixed Income Macro & Fixed Income Relative Value, FX Vol, Liquid and Illiquid Credit, Commodities, and Emerging Markets.
 
Graham re-joined Omerta in 2019 following eleven years jointly overseeing the Buy-side practice area of a Global boutique search firm. He began his career in London at an Asian focused search firm boutique in 2001. He graduated with a BSc. In History and Politics.

Guy Blench

Position: Director
Email: Guy.Blench@omerta-group.com
Categories: Investment Banking & Private Markets
Location: London

Guy is jointly responsible for The Omerta Group’s Fixed Income Financing Practice alongside Chris Harrison, and a key member of the Emerging Markets Practice, based in London.
 
Guy joined The Omerta Group in 2010 and has over 17 years’ of experience in executive search, primarily focused on our banking clients within EMEA. His specific expertise is across EMEA Debt Capital Markets activities including Investment Grade Origination, Syndicate, Capital Structuring & associated product groups as well as Structured Finance. He has a deep specialism across Private Side Fixed Income and Equity Derivatives Marketing and Solutions groups.
 
Within the Emerging Markets practice he works closely with The Omerta Group’s global offices and has been highly active across Illiquid EM trading, origination and syndicate searches.
 
He previously ran the Fixed Income Sales and Structuring Practice at a prominent executive search firm for 6 years. Prior to this, Guy was instrumental in building two financial services boutiques in London, focusing on Fixed Income Derivatives Trading and Sales. ​​​​​​​
 
Guy read Political Science & Philosophy at Birmingham University.

Hendrik Kroon

Position: Senior Associate
Email: hendrik.kroon@omerta-group.com
Categories: Investment Banking & Private Markets
Location: London

Hendrik joined The Omerta Group in 2021 as a Senior Associate, based in London. He is part of the Investment Banking and Private Markets Investing practice, supporting the Partners and Consultants on all aspects of search execution.
 
Prior to joining The Omerta Group Hendrik was a Researcher at a boutique executive search firm where he focused on Energy & Commodities. He started his career at a large international recruitment firm focused on finance and accounting within the Investment Management sector.
 
Hendrik read Classics at King’s College, London.

Henry Grafton-Grattan

Position: Managing Director
Email: Henry.gg@omerta-group.com
Categories: Asset Management, Hedge Funds
Location: London

Henry is a senior member of the Alternative Investing team and is responsible for The Omerta Group’s Asset Management Practice, based in London.
 
Henry works with candidates and clients across the US, Europe and Asia and specialises in hiring front line professionals across investment and distribution functions at the mid and senior level. He works with small start-up funds through to established institutional investment management platforms and sovereign wealth funds, conducting searches across all asset classes.
 
Henry read American Studies at Manchester University and The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
He is a trustee of I CAN, the children’s communication charity.

Iona Anderson

Position: Senior Associate
Email: Iona.Anderson@omerta-group.com
Categories: Fixed Income & Foreign Exchange
Location: London

Iona joined The Omerta Group in 2018 and is as a Senior Associate within Global Markets, covering both Fixed income and Foreign Exchange and based in our London Office.
 
Iona joined as a graduate from The University of Kent, following the completion of a BA (hons) in History.

Jack Fuller

Position: Senior Associate
Email: Jack.Fuller@omerta-group.com
Categories: Systematic Markets
Location: London

Jack joined The Omerta Group in 2021 as a Senior Associate, sitting in the Global Systematic Markets practice based in London. Jack focuses on sourcing candidates in the Systematic space – Quantitative Traders, Quantitative Researchers, Developers & Hardware (FPGA) Engineers.
 
Jack joined The Omerta Group from a boutique executive search firm where he was responsible for servicing a global client base, made up of Proprietary Trading Firms and Hedge Funds.​​​​​​​
 
Prior to this, Jack helped build and grow a team who focused on Infrastructure & Software Development recruitment, bringing on a number of clients in the High Frequency Trading space.

Jack Simkin

Position: Managing Director
Email: Jack.Simkin@omerta-group.com
Categories: Investment Banking & Private Markets
Location: London

Jack is a Managing Director at The Omerta Group and operates within the firm’s Investment Banking & Private Markets Investing practice, based in London.
 
Since joining in 2009, Jack has helped to develop numerous global relationships on behalf of the firm, across both leading investment banks, as well as, private and public investing firms.
 
His expertise includes advising clients on mid to senior level mandates for; investment banks, sovereign wealth funds, pension funds, private equity, infrastructure and real estate funds, as well as family offices, holding companies and commodity trading houses.
 
Jack’s portfolio of work has enabled him to develop an extensive network and a deep understanding of the competitive landscape within the areas he focuses on. This has allowed him to complete a substantial number of complex mandates on behalf of our clients across the EMEA region, the Americas, and more recently Asia.
 
Recent successful mandates which Jack has led include the build of a sovereign wealth fund across asset classes and geographies, the development of a number of nascent and growing private investing funds and family offices, as well as, a number of Managing Director and leadership hires for the firm’s investment banking clients.

Jamie Souter

Position: Director
Email: jamie.souter@omerta-group.com
Categories: Corporate Functions
Location: London

Jamie joined The Omerta Group in 2020 as Head of Control, Corporate Functions practice, based in London.
 
He leads client relationships across Corporate Functions – COO, Risk, Audit & Compliance. Jamie joined from Korn Ferry where he hired at the C-Suite level. He has experience completing corporate functions searches across the UK, US, Continental Europe, Africa and Asia. He has over 18 years’ experience in Executive Search and he brings a track record of hiring a number of Director and Managing Director level individuals into COO, Risk, Audit and other Corporate Functions within financial services companies throughout his career.
 
Jamie grew up as an ex-pat across London, Geneva, Tokyo and Shanghai, He completed his undergraduate degree in the UK and spent five years of his early career working in Hong Kong.

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.

Jeanne-Mari Gericke

Position: Head of HR
Email: Jeanne-Mari.Gericke@omerta-group.com
Categories: Operations
Location: London

Jeanne-Mari joined The Omerta Group in 2016 and leads HR and Operations for our global business. This includes all Internal Talent/HR Management, Hiring (Intern, Graduate and Associate) and Operations Management.

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.

Jon Friedman

Position: Managing Director
Email: Jon.Friedman@omerta-group.com
Categories: Asset Management, Commodities, Fixed Income & Foreign Exchange, Hedge Funds, Investment Banking & Private Markets, Systematic Markets
Location: New York

Jon, based in the New York office, is part of the firm’s Global Asset Management leadership team, focused on identifying, assessing and hiring senior talent across both, traditional and alternative asset managers. His core expertise stretches across senior leaders, portfolio managers, research analysts, sales & distribution, IR, quantitative professionals and risk managers.
 
Jon has established and managed relationships with buy side firms for over 20 years, including extensive experience with fundamental credit and equities; event-driven, special situations and distressed; emerging markets; structured corporate and mortgage credit; macro; and quantitative strategies. Jon has also run and executed numerous sell side searches, primarily in corresponding asset classes/markets.
 
In addition to establishing and building the asset management practice at two previous search firms he worked with, Jon has been part of the senior leadership teams, helping to set and execute firm and/or team strategy, including hiring, training and managing team members.
 
Prior to search Jon traded derivatives. He studied finance and Asia at the University of Pennsylvania.

Lisa Sicsic

Position: Associate
Email: lisa.sicsic@omerta-group.com
Categories: Fixed Income & Foreign Exchange
Location: London

Lisa joined The Omerta Group in 2021 as an Associate within the Global Markets team, covering both Fixed Income and Foreign Exchange and is based in our London office.

Prior to joining The Omerta Group Lisa was an Associate at an Expert Network search firm where she focused on Private Equity Clients across EMEA.

She holds a double Master’s Degree in International business Administration and Fashion, Luxury Management from Grenoble Ecole de Management.

Marcus Newman

Position: Director
Email: marcus.newman@omerta-group.com
Categories: Equities
Location: London

Marcus joined The Omerta Group in 2021 and leads EMEA Equities and electronic markets, based in London.
 
Prior to Omerta, Marcus spent six and a half years as Managing Director and Global Head of Electronic Markets at a global executive search firm, building out the cross asset electronic markets practice. Before this he was a Partner at a boutique markets search firm in a similar capacity.
 
Marcus originally started his career at NASDAQ in exchange membership and market data services before moving to an electronically biased brokerage where he worked in electronic trading marketing equity execution services to the European buy side.
 
Marcus’s remit covers servicing the sell side, hedge funds, asset managers, proprietary trading companies, liquidity venues and trading platforms and he specialises in placing mid-level to senior individuals across these areas.

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.

Mike Hindley

Position: Founder, Head of Global Markets
Email: Mike.Hindley@omerta-group.com
Categories: Fixed Income & Foreign Exchange, TOG Management
Location: London

Mike is Founder and Managing Partner of the firm and personally responsible for the Capital Markets business at The Omerta Group.
 
He has been in Executive Search since 1999 and has both an extensive track record and client network across the investment bank, hedge fund, brokerage, family office and independent exchange sectors.
 
With oversight for Fixed Income, Equities, Foreign Exchange and Emerging Markets, he has an extensive placement track record across a wide variety of sectors including sales, trading, structuring, capital raising, research & analytics.
 
Prior to establishing The Omerta Group in 2002, Mike worked at two leading European Executive Search firms.
Mike read Geography at Northumbria.

Natalie Lopez

Position: Associate
Email: natalie.lopez@omerta-group.com
Categories: Commodities, Fixed Income & Foreign Exchange
Location: London

Natalie joined The Omerta Group in 2020 as an Associate within the Global Markets team, covering both Fixed Income and Foreign Exchange and is based in our London office.
 
Natalie joined after completing a joint Honours Degree in German and Comparative Literature at Queen Mary University of London in 2019.

Nathan John

Position: COO
Email: Nathan.John@omerta-group.com
Categories: TOG Management
Location: London

Nathan joined The Omerta Group as Chief Operating Officer in 2018. He was previously an Executive Director in Human  
Resources at UBS Investment Bank, responsible for leading executive recruitment across EMEA and the global recruitment business partner for Corporate Client Solutions (IBD).
 
Along with these positions, Nathan was responsible for global executive search Firm management and was the global lead for diversity and inclusion and member of the EMEA Investment Bank Diversity Council.
 
Nathan has an extensive background in recruitment, having operated in over 25 countries within the Investment Banking, Wealth and Asset Management divisions of UBS, BAML, Barclays and Russell Investments.
 
Prior to moving in-house to Merrill Lynch in 2006, Nathan worked for a boutique executive search firm, specialising in Private Banking.

Oscar Willett

Position: Managing Director
Email: oscar.willett@omerta-group.com
Categories: Fixed Income & Foreign Exchange
Location: London

Oscar is Co Head of the EMEA Liquid Markets Practice based in London. This includes oversight of the public side business for sales, trading, structuring and research across credit, interest rates and FX. Their focus encompasses flow and structured products for both developed and growth markets.
 
Functionally Oscar focuses on covering European Cross Sales product and Interest Rate and FX Trading, working closely with the hedge fund team. Oscar has worked exclusively within the fixed income sector since 2009.
 
Historically, he has conducted a broad number of searches within the senior and mid-level European Financial Services sector.
 
Oscar joined The Omerta Group in 2009 having previously worked at two leading executive search firms as a generalist researcher with more of a focus on Fixed Income assignments.
 
Oscar read Economics & Economic History at York University.

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.

Pierre Guillonneau

Position: Senior Associate
Email: Pierre.Guillonneau@omerta-group.com
Categories: Fixed Income & Foreign Exchange
Location: New York

Pierre is a Senior Associate, part of the Global Markets Practice in New York focusing on Fixed Income, Macro & Emerging Markets.
 
Prior to joining The Omerta Group in 2018, Pierre was an Associate at a Boutique Financial Services Search firm based in New York. There, Pierre was responsible for conducting multiple cross-product mandates for the Americas region.
 
Pierre holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the John Molson School of Business at Concordia University.

Raj Borkhataria

Position: Vice President
Email: Raj.Borkhataria@omerta-group.com
Categories: Fixed Income & Foreign Exchange
Location: London

Raj is a Vice President in the Global Markets Practice focused on Fixed Income across sales, trading, and structuring. He has specific market knowledge and experience across EMEA Credit, Financing, Solutions & Structured Fixed Income. He partners with clients across EMEA and is based in our London office.
 
He initially joined The Omerta Group as a Senior Associate with a cross asset involvement across Credit, Interest Rates, and Foreign Exchange.
 
Previously he worked at large global executive search firm where he led research for the Investment Services Practice. In this role, Raj was responsible for the execution of searches for senior level mandates and market intelligence for global investment banks, global custodian banks and independent investment services firms.
 
Raj read Geography at Lancaster University.

Ruvhen Chinaire

Position: Associate
Email: ruvhen.chinaire@omerta-group.com
Categories: Equities, Hedge Funds
Location: London

Ruvhen joined The Omerta Group in 2021 as an Associate covering Equities markets for both Buy and Sell-side institutions within EMEA, Asia and the US. Focusing across all levels of seniority, Ruvhen has a wealth of experience hiring Portfolio Managers, Traders, Analysts and Sales people.

He joined the firm having had three years prior experience working within a financial services executive search firm, specialising in Equities into Investment Banks.

Ruvhen read International Finance & Accounting at Coventry University and also sat for the Financial Modelling & Valuation Analyst Certification awarded by the Corporate Finance Institute.

Sam Boundford

Position: Associate
Email: Sam.Boundford@omerta-group.com
Categories: Systematic Markets
Location: Hong Kong

Sam joined The Omerta Group in 2019 as an Associate in the Global Systematic Markets practice in London, moving to the Hong Kong office in 2021.
 
He is responsible for working with the group’s core client base to assist in delivering their strategic needs through bespoke research products as well as talent solutions.
 
Prior to The Omerta Group, he worked at a boutique search firm where he was responsible for partnering with Financial Services firms in NYC to assist in building out their AI capabilities.
 
Sam read Sport Science with Business Management at Loughborough University.

Sarah Dudney

Position: Vice President
Email: sarah.dudney@omerta-group.com
Categories: Asset Management
Location: London

Sarah joined The Omerta Group in 2020 as Vice President in the Asset Management team, based in London.
 
Sarah’s primary focus is winning and executing Managing Director and Director level projects within the distribution and marketing functions of well known global investment brands across Europe, Middle East and Asia. She has worked across fixed income and equity as well as in frontier and emerging markets. She also has a strong track record developing clients in major UK pension funds and with UK investment consultants.
 
A secondary focus has been winning and executing technically focused senior searches in ALM, insurance asset management. She is well versed in specialist areas such as real assets with a focus on infrastructure, both debt and equity.
 
Sarah read Italian at the University of Edinburgh. She is fluent in French and Italian with a good knowledge of Spanish and German.

Shirley Ko

Position: Associate
Email: shirley.ko@omerta-group.com
Categories: Asset Management, Fixed Income & Foreign Exchange
Location: Hong Kong

Shirley is an Associate at The Omerta Group, based in Hong Kong, having joined in 2020. She works across Asset Management and Global Markets with focus on Fixed Income and Macro spaces in Asia.
 
Prior to joining Omerta, Shirley was with a Global executive search firm in Hong Kong, focusing on Fixed Income in Trading/Sales/Research/Structuring for both sell-side and buy-side.
 
Shirley read Psychology at the University of Minnesota.

Tilly Burles

Position: Senior Associate
Email: Matilda.burles@omerta-group.com
Categories: Investment Banking & Private Markets
Location: London

Tilly joined The Omerta Group in 2020 as a Senior Associate, based in London. She is part of the Investment Banking and Private Markets Investing practice, supporting the Partners and Consultants on all aspects of search execution.
 
Prior to joining The Omerta Group Tilly was an Associate at a boutique executive search firm where she focussed on Fixed Income.
 
Tilly graduated from Oxford Media & Business School with Distinction Honours.

Trystan Davies-Tommason

Position: Vice President
Email: Trystan.DT@omerta-group.com
Categories: Systematic Markets
Location: London

Trystan is a Consultant working within our Global Systematic Markets​​​​​​​ practice, based in London.
 
Trystan joined The Omerta Group from a financial technology recruitment firm, where he led research within their software engineering practice. He has over 4 years’ experience supporting his clients, specialising in sourcing Quantitative Developers responsible for building trading systems across the buy and sell-side.
 
Trystan read Law at the University of the West England.

Vithiya Vairon

Position: Director
Email: vithiya.vairon@omerta-group.com
Categories: Commodities, Equities, Hedge Funds, Systematic Markets
Location: Hong Kong

Vithiya oversees the APAC Liquid Markets practice in Hong Kong.
 
She covers both buy and sell side clients and has successfully placed across trading, sales and quants for Asia.
 
Prior to The Omerta Group, Vithiya was part of the Scientific Department for the French Consulate where she was instrumental in bespoke institutional mandates predominantly for Hong Kong and China.​​​​​​​
 
Vithiya holds a Master’s Degree in Physics from Ecole Centrale Paris.

 
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