Martin Phillips


Martin is one of Leathwaite’s founding partners and has global responsibility for Leathwaite’s Managed Project Delivery and Data & Insight teams. His main areas of client focus are investment banking, asset / wealth management, blockchain, brokerages, clearing houses, exchanges, fintech, hedge funds and private equity.

Previously, Martin oversaw Leathwaite’s New York office, whilst being jointly responsible, with Neil Ejje, for the Executive Search, Executive Interim and Market Intelligence teams. Prior to this, he ran the Technology practice for Leathwaite for 15 years, where his team executed high profile CIO and senior Technology mandates for some of the world’s leading financial services institutions.

Before joining Leathwaite, Martin worked at Armstrong International, where he built its Technology practice, specializing in the banking and finance sectors. Prior to his time at Armstrong, he led the Technology practice for Robert Walters. Martin began his career at Kleinwort Benson where he worked for a few years as a Portfolio Manager.

  • Asset Management
  • Financial Services
  • FinTech
  • Hedge Funds
  • Investment Mgmt.
  • Private Equity
  • Wealth Management