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Financial Services

Our Global Financial Services executive search practice is located in key financial centres around the world, and is renowned for its expertise and meticulous focus in accessing hard-to-reach talent pools.

Our clients include Investment Banks, Investment Managers, Private Markets Managers, Private Equity, Hedge Funds, Quantitative Trading Platforms, Exchanges, Sovereign Wealth Funds, Commodity Trading Houses and firms operating within the Digital Asset & Blockchain ecosystem.

We are recognized by clients and candidates for best-in-class execution and our robust, inclusive hiring methodology and selection process. We are an extension of our clients, a trusted partner; their goals are our priority.

Some of the assets that our Financial Services team brings to our clients globally include:
Domain expertise
From asset management to global investment management and private markets, Kingsley Gate’s consultants are well-versed in the nuances of the Financial Services sector and its various specialty areas. We offer deep insights into the specific roles, skill sets, and industry trends vital for effective leadership.
Functional capability
Our team of global consultants seamlessly partner with our functional experts to deliver the best of Kingsley Gate to 100% of our clients, 100% of the time.
Extensive network
We have access to a global network of senior professionals within the Financial Services sector, including executives who may not be actively seeking new opportunities but are open to considering strategic career moves.
Leadership decisions at the core
Each executive search engagement is customized to the client’s decision-making needs, ensuring a deep understanding of the organization’s cultural context, business goals, and leadership requirements.
Rigorous assessment
Our firm employs a proprietary, rigorous and objective assessment process to evaluate candidates, ensuring that only the most suitable individuals are put forward.
Focus on diversity
Kingsley Gate is a diverse firm at its core. Four out of 10 of our consultants are female. One in five is based in an emerging market. We bring this wealth of cognitive diversity to our clients on a global basis.
Digital cross-pollination
Our consultant team understands the opportunities and challenges that new technologies bring to Financial Services’ companies. We are committed to helping our clients stay on top of the innovation game by looking beyond the Financial Services sector for the best digital athletes.

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59% The number of senior financial services executives who have either resigned (23%) or
considered resigning (36%) from a job because of dissatisfaction with how decisions were made.
This finding reveals the importance of decision effectiveness and transparent upfront conversations
with executive candidates in the financial services sector.
Bad Decisions: Why companies miss the most important factor in executive hiring
Kingsley Gate and FT Longitude (a member of the Financial Times Group)

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