Financial Services

Pure Search Financial Services is an award winning practice focused exclusively on the financial services sector.

It was established in 2014 as a merger of Correlate Search UK (acquired by Pure Search in April 2013) and the existing financial services sector teams at Pure Search. Correlate Search was founded in London in 1994 as Alexander Mann, the London business is one of the longest established, specialist financial markets search boutiques and as such has been recognized in various industry surveys and awards.  Our specialist consultants, together with our research teams, enable our clients to identify, attract and retain the best available talent in the market to deliver and create long term value for our clients.

Pure Financial Services is led by the former Managing Directors of Correlate Search UK, Simon Head and Gavin Bonnet, and will work closely with Pure’s global offices in Asia (Hong Kong and Singapore), headed by Liam Richardson, and North America (New York) led by Barrie Sanderson.

In addition to our executive search offering, we also offer a range of business intelligence services which are designed to help our clients strengthen their position in the market and gain valuable insight into their competitors’ strengths and weaknesses.

Knowledge is the life blood of our business.  This requires constant capture and interpretation of information.

Our business is built upon trust and the ability to understand our clients’ needs, working in unison to assist in meeting strategic objectives.  Being aware of economic and regulatory changes and the effects these may have on our clients locally and globally.  Our specialist consultants leverage our geographical locations to ensure that candidate cross border talent and transferability of skills are fully utilised.

Pure Financial Services operates globally with three principal components:

Global markets trading, sales and research
Governance - Legal, Risk and Compliance
Finance & Treasury

Pure Search Financial Services  is focused exclusively on the financial services sector. Our high calibre client list comprises the leading local and international banks, insurance firms, asset managers, and independent fiduciary groups, as well as financial services advisory firms.