Sainty, Hird and Partners is delighted to announce that JP Hibbert has joined the firm to lead a new Human Resources practice. He has 15 years’ experience in search and recruitment as a specialist in placing senior HR professionals into financial services. He has worked with a wide range of clients from small firms and startups looking for their first strategic HR Director, to the largest global financial institutions wanting to strengthen their HR teams. He has delivered on mandates across all areas of financial services including: Banking, Asset Management, Private Equity, Hedge Funds, Insurance, Re-Insurance and FinTech. Concentrating on the senior end of the market he places CHRO’s, HR Directors, Heads of HR and strategic HR Business Partners, as well as leadership roles in all of the specialist areas of HR including Talent, Recruitment, Development, Employee Relations, Compensation & Benefits, Organisational Design and Change.
JP’s appointment follows a number of other senior hires in the firm this year as it continues its London and international office expansion in the US, Zurich and Dublin. Other London hires include;
Alex Williams joined Sainty, Hird & Partners in April 2020, having previously run the Equities practice at Pelham International from 2002 to 2020. He started his career in search at The Rose Partnership in 2000. In the 20 years that Alex has covered equities, he has worked across all areas within the front office – with a particular focus on research, sales and trading in both cash (high and low touch) and derivatives. He has been responsible for multiple team moves and has worked with a number of the leading banks to help build and develop their teams across the UK and Europe.
Juliet Garforth-Bles joins Sainty, Hird having previously been a Partner at Stonehaven, where she specialised in Investment Banking and Capital Markets across the buy and sell side. She originates and executes searches at all levels across Investment Banking both M&A Advisory and Sector/Country coverage; DCM; ECM; Structured and Asset Finance; Leveraged Finance; High Yield and Private Equity.
Liz Duggan has 20 years of experience in executive search, completing senior-level searches in banking, markets, private equity and the corporate world, having been based in New York and London. She now is a Partner in the Board Practice, concentrating on non-executive appointments across a range of industries and sectors. Prior to joining Sainty, Hird & Partners in 2020, she worked at the Lothbury Partnership and Sequoia Associates.