for Financial Markets Professionals
by European former Financial Markets Professionals
WHO WE ARE
Together the 4 senior Partners from MDES have a combined 40 plus years of financial markets experience and 40 plus years of financial markets executive search experience. This gives us unparalelled understanding of the industry its drivers and more importantly its people.
Established in January 2010 as a bespoke Executive Search firm sourcing high performing talent on behalf of a select group of Asset Managers and Investment Banks.
We are former financial market insiders and take pride in our deep market and product knowledge, exceptional network of contacts, rigorous attention to detail and professionalism as evidenced by the high degree of referrals from both Clients and Candidates.
Solutions focused and research driven – we apply rigorous search with an overlay of candid insight & intelligence on candidates from our exceptional network of market contacts.
Aim to tap into what is most relevant at that particular point in the cycle to deliver the best talent.
Exceptional delivery and diversity track record in executive search
Multilingual team - fluency in French, German and English
Professionalism and confidentiality, speed of delivery, providing a top level service to our clients and candidates.
AREAS OF SPECIALISM
Fixed Income sales, trading structuring, research and DCM
Equity and Fund Derivatives sales, trading structuring and research
Traditional Long only Asset Management
Hedge Funds Distressed Funds, Structured Finance and Real Assets
Portfolio management, Product management, Asset Raising and Research roles
Half French, half German, he grew up between Geneva and Brussels
Studied at the Solvay Business School in Brussels
Started his career in finance with Banque Indosuez before moving to ABN Amro in a FIG coverage role
Three years in the media industry before commencing his Front Office Search career in 2004 setting up MD Executive Search in January 2010
8 years banking experience and 16 years Front Office search experience
Fluent in English, French and German.
Studied at the Ecole Superieure de Commerce de Bordeaux
Began his career in equity derivatives at Credit Lyonnais before joining Bear Stearns where he worked as a Managing Director Principal across fund and equity derivatives. Also worked for JP Morgan prior to joining MDES in early 2010
10 years banking experience, 9 years Executive Search experience
Fluent in English and French.
Economics Graduate. University of Greenwich.
Started career with ICAP HB as a Fixed Income Derivatives broker in 1995.
Experienced search professional since 1998 across the Front office markets business. Working with Investment banks, Hedge Funds and Asset Managers.
3 years Broking and 20 years Executive Search experience.
Economics Graduate. B.Sc. with honours from the University of Birmingham
Started career with Deutsche Bank on the Graduate programme before moving to Leverage Finance and Credit Trading specialising in High Yield, CDS, Leveraged Loans and Distressed Products. Managing Director at three institutions overseeing multiple Credit Trading and Desk Research businesses.
20 years banking experience including a combined 17 years at Deutsche Bank, Morgan Stanley and Natwest/RBS.