About Us

The global human capital consultancy for organisations that require leadership, expertise and insight within business enablement functions.

Since 1999, our consultants have combined their specialist domain knowledge with a personal and collaborative approach, to develop deeper relationships that connect our clients to a far richer and more diverse pool of talent.

Human Capital specialists, we provide executive search, executive interim, management consultancy and market intelligence services, that produce business improvements exactly where they are most needed.

With established offices in four key financial centres of London, Zürich, Hong Kong and New York, Leathwaite is ideally placed to provide an accurate perspective on the global talent landscape.

Solutions And Expertise

  • Advisory Services
  • Data Analy./Mrkt. Intell.
  • Executive Search
  • Interim
  • Mgmt. Consulting
  • Org. Chart Mapping
  • Recruitment Research
  • Succession Planning
  • Accounting/Audit
  • Alt. Investments
  • Asset Management
  • Clean Tech./Sustain.
  • Cloud Based
  • Commercial Banking
  • Cybersecurity
  • Data & Analytics
  • Devices
  • Family Offices
  • Financial Services
  • FinTech
  • Global Markets
  • Hedge Funds
  • High Tech
  • Insurance
  • Internet
  • Investment Banking
  • Investment Mgmt.
  • Legal/Compliance
  • Machine Learning
  • Mobile
  • Payments/Processes
  • Private Banking
  • Private Equity
  • Professional Services
  • Quantitative Finance
  • Software
  • Sovereign Wealth
  • Technology
  • Trade Finance
  • Venture Capital
  • Wealth Management
  • Board/Governance
  • Data/Analytics
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Finance/Accounting
  • General Management
  • GM/Operations
  • Human Resources
  • Information/Digital
  • Invest. Mgmt./Banking
  • Investor Relations
  • Legal/Compliance
  • Risk Management

Press Releases

Leathwaite announces partnership with Advance

LONDON, U.K., January 8, 2018 – Leathwaite, the leading international firm of Human Capital specialists, is pleased to announce a new partnership with Advance. Advance is an association and a network that takes specific measures to increase the share of women in leading positions in Switzerland. The Advance mission is to actively increase the share of women in

Leathwaite appoints Clare Flynn Levy as Non-Executive Director

LONDON, U.K., August 25, 2017 – Leathwaite, the global human capital specialist firm, announces that Clare Flynn Levy is to join its board as a Non-Executive Director. Clare is currently the CEO and founder of Essentia Analytics, a business that provides behavioural data analytics to the buy-side industry. Prior to this, Clare spent 10 years as a fund

Leathwaite Presents the Results of the Bi-Annual Benchmark Survey at the 2016 Institutional Investor Legal Forum

LONDON, May 10, 2016 — Leathwaite Director, Huw Jones and Senior Consultant, Peter Johnson, delivered the opening presentation at this year’s exclusive member-only event attended by General Counsel of asset management firms, based in EMEA, Americas and Asia-Pac. The core objective of the bi-annual Benchmark Survey is to provide accurate data on how member’s firms are structuring, staffing

Leathwaite Appoints James Lawrence-Brown as Director for Asia

LONDON, April 7, 2016 — Leathwaite, the global executive search and management consulting firm, announced that James Lawrence-Brown has joined its Hong Kong office as Director for Asia. James will lead an expanding team, which has been answering the growing demand among financial services firms for specialist infrastructure placements across the Asia Pacific region. James joins from Spencer

Leathwaite Expands Global Corporate and Transaction Banking Search and Consulting Services

LONDON, April 7, 2016 — Leathwaite, the global executive search and management consulting firm, has announced the appointment of Garnet Harrison to lead the company’s expansion within corporate and transaction banking throughout global markets Harrison, formerly of Heidrick and Struggles, has eleven years’ experience providing leadership advisory to boards throughout the Asia Pacific region: “Having lived and worked


In the Media

Making the leap from CISO to C-Suite
Leathwaite attended a recent SASIG event, participating in a career panel discussion which addressed ‘the long-term career path of the CISO,’ alongside industry professionals, independent consultants and other executive search specialists.

The 2018 Global Company Secretary Survey
Our inaugural Leathwaite Company Secretary Survey polled individuals in leadership roles within Company Secretary functions globally. We reached across industry sectors, with respondents largely based in EMEA. The purpose of this survey was to provide insights into the areas of focus, the challenges and the current priorities for Company Secretaries.

Diversity & Inclusion: The Things We Should Be Seen to Be Saying
Despite significant investment and profile, corporate Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) remains a war of attrition, with women leading only 4% of the world’s largest banks, 3% of food processing companies and 6% of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies.