Established in 1987, Michelangelo Search is a leading financial search & recruitment consulting boutique with offices in London and Hong Kong.
We are organised by product expertise with established teams, some of which have worked together for circa 20 years’, covering senior appointments in fixed income, equities and alternative investments.
We have conducted mandates throughout EMEA & Asia, whilst additionally possessing the resources & wherewithal to source individuals globally.
The company was conceived around the tenets of research, accountability & discretion, servicing our clients which include investment banks, asset managers, private equity groups, consulting & investment boutiques.
We continue to innovate as to how we provide professional services, being defined by our commitment to providing the highest quality proprietary research, market insight and data.
Our London Team
Nick joined Michelangelo Search in 1990, and became Managing Director in January 2010. His coverage includes sales, sales trading, specialist sales, trading, and research of cash equities and equity derivatives in UK, Pan-European, Pan-Asian and the US markets. Nick also manages the equities franchise for Michelangelo. Prior to joining, he was employed with Kleinwort Grieveson.
Tel: +44 207 553 5801
Alex joined Michelangelo Search in 1996 as a researcher in the equities team. In 1999, after managing the company’s research department for the previous two years, Alex became a consultant, covering equity research (sell-side & buy-side) and specialist sales. He holds a degree in Modern Languages (French and Spanish) at the University of Bristol.
Tel: +44 207 553 5803
Equity Derivatives, Execution Services, Delta One & ETFs
Sachin joined Michelangelo Search 2014. Sachin began his career in 2007 at a similar search firm and his coverage focuses across Equity Derivatives, Electronic Execution and Delta One across sales, trading and structuring. Additionally, Sachin covers ETFs and Indexing from both a buy and sell side perspective. He holds a BSc degree in Business Management from Imperial College London.
Tel: +44 207 553 5805
Prime Brokerage &Synthetics
David joined Michelangelo Search in 1994. He specialises in securities lending and borrowing, equity finance, CFD’s, and prime brokerage placements. Prior to joining, David worked for Chase Manhattan Bank, spending the last four years within Securities Lending where he developed the operating procedures for the UK Lending Desk, advancing to a desk-based trading role. David received his degree from Bournemouth University.
Tel: +44 207 553 5823
Andrew has worked in the credit space for more than a decade and joined Michelangelo as a researcher in February 2007. His focus has always been in credit and, since becoming a consultant in 2009, has specialised in credit trading and research. He works across the sell-side and the buy-side with top-tier banks and credit hedge funds. He holds a degree from Greenwich University in Economics & Econometrics.
Tel: +44 207 553 5814
David joined Michelangelo Search in 2003. Coverage includes all European fixed income sales. Product areas include all interest rate and credit-related products (reverse enquiry transactional business trades, structured, derivatives and cash) as well as emerging market, futures and options sales into financial institutions (banks, funds, insurance companies, hedge funds), public sector, and corporates. David holds a Degree in History and Politics from Stirling University.
Tel: +44 207 553 5811
Asset Management Practice
Ivan has been a consultant with Michelangelo Search since August 1994, currently focusing on Global Asset Management Executive Search. He specialises in providing consulting services, recruiting for senior investment & distribution positions (EMEA) across multi-asset, fixed income, equity and alternatives. Prior to joining Michelangelo Search, he was employed for over 10 years as a sales / trader of European cash and derivatives at Robert Fleming & Co. and subsequently for Fidelity Investments.
Tel: +44 207 553 5821
Equities & Equity Derivatives
Stephen joined Michelangelo Search in 2004 and re-located to our Hong Kong office in 2010. Coverage includes sales, sales trading, specialist sales, trading, and research of cash equities and equity derivatives. Geographical areas include UK, Pan-European, Pan-Asian and the US markets. Stephen holds degree in Hotel Business Management and speaks some Mandarin, Cantonese and French.
Tel: +852 3975 3222
Rowan de Podesta
Rowan joined Michelangelo Search 2009 covering Prime Finance, Equity and Listed Derivatives across EMEA. After three years he relocated from London to Hong Kong where he was responsible for establishing the firm’s Asia Pacific coverage of Prime Brokerage and Synthetic markets. Educated at the University of Sheffield, Rowan has an honours degree in Geography.
Tel: +852 3975 3223
Chris joined Michelangelo Search in 2013 after spending 5 years in the Metropolitan Police Service. His area of specialization is Asia Pacific Fixed Income – particularly Credit and FX sales, trading, research and structuring. Chris graduated from the University of Manchester, with a Master’s degree in Earth Sciences.
Tel: +852 3975 3219
James joined Michelangelo Search in 2013 to specialise in credit-related products. He re-located to the Hong Kong office in 2016 where he now covers the buy-side across equity long/short, event driven, special situations and distressed. James graduated from Durham University with a BSc Hons in Mathematics and Economics.
Tel: +852 3975 3356
Michelangelo Search London
34 Lime Street,
London, EC3M 7AT