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Risk Management and Quantitative Analytics

We help navigate the specific challenges faced in the Risk Management and Quantitative Analytics industries across the EMEA Region. We cover financial, non-financial and quantitative risk and have experts in each niche.

Specialist knowledge for
a complex market

We provide hiring solutions for leading financial institutions, primarily for mid to senior placements. Our corporate clients range from Investment and Private banks and Asset Management firms to Commodity trading Houses and Clearing Houses.

Financial institutions operate in a world of continual change and flux, incurring new threats to their success daily. That’s why they need a trustworthy and diligent partner in their search and hiring strategies. Our team are the experts in the Risk Management and Quantitative Analytics markets. They know the threats, risks, and opportunities faced to support our clients in managing their risk thoroughly. 

We have a successful reputation for placing permanent and temporary candidates from Analyst to Heads of and Chief Risk Officers into dynamic privately-owned companies, covering core areas including Market Risk, Credit Risk, Balance Sheet and Liquidity Risk, Quantitative Portfolio Analytics, and Regulatory and Operational risk. Leading businesses in financial and professional services turn to us for support. Clients value our specialist functional expertise, highly personal service and flexible, tailored hiring solutions.

Quantitative Analytics experts

Quantitative Analytics jobs require individuals with strong analytical skills, mathematical expertise, and programming knowledge. Through our extensive network, we know exactly the right people for your team. We uncover talent with the right skills and technical expertise and support you with risk management and strategic hiring decisions. With a dedicated and genuine interest in the Quantitative Analytics space, our team works to keep ahead of market movements that could impact a business, providing expert opinions from mid-level to C-Suite individuals.

Why partner with our Risk
recruitment specialists?

Our expert knowledge and trusted relationships allow us to comprehensively understand each role and our client and candidate needs.

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We understand that each position requires specific and often complex disciplines.

Our extensive global network allows us to source the best candidates from a wider talent pool.

We recognise how risk management is structured firm by firm.

This helps us know exactly what skills are needed and points out potential growth areas.

We keep pace with the industry.

Our consistent track record of more than ten years in financial services has enabled us to stay up-to-date with the evolving landscape of this industry. We navigate governance regulations and lead the way in finding talent who can adapt to these changes and pioneer the future of both Risk and Quantitative sectors.


We have our finger on the pulse, understanding what is happening in the industry. By hosting events like our recent roundtable series focused on ESG Risk in Investing and Great Wealth Transfer, we focus on real-time issues and discuss topics that impact both clients and candidates. 

What makes
us different?

Our Risk Management and Quantitative Analytics team are one of the only recruitment teams specifically immersed in this niche. Our experts understand the unique nuances and direct needs of the sector and have a widespread network of professionals within the field. We have experience in helping numerous global Risk Management teams and our long-term clients come back to us time and time again, for our demonstrable and exacting experience.

Since Risk Management and Quantitative Analytics are such specialised fields, we have a sought-after professional network of the best talent for such a small selection of high-quality job roles.

We are more than just a recruitment consultancy. We create long-term partnerships that go beyond the job placement. We’re here for as long as you need us throughout your career.

Examples of our roles in Risk Management and Quantitative Analytics

Typical Risk Management and Quantitative Analytics jobs we hire for include:

  • Head of Risk/Chief Risk Officer
  • Market Risk Manager
  • Operation/Enterprise Risk Manager
  • Model Validation
  • Head of Credit Risk
  • Quantitative Risk Manager

Head of Risk/Chief Risk Officer

Responsible for assessing and mitigating significant challenges associated with competition, regulations, and digital developments.

Market Risk Manager

Analyses and manages the risks associated with financial market activities within an organisation.

Operation/Enterprise Risk Manager

Charged with driving impact through implementing and embedding robust governance and reporting processes to ensure the business considerately manages all avenues of risk. Responsible for coordinating second-line oversight of risk and controls self-assessments, risk appetite and the risk register.

Model Validation

Responsible for reviewing all derivative pricing models used for valuation and risk across banks. Reviews and analyses derivative models for price and risk of interest rates and foreign exchange products.

Head of Credit Risk

Oversees the management and assessment of credit risk within a financial institution.

Quantitative Risk Manager

Identifies, analyses, and communicates the business's material risks, including credit, tail risk, and liquidity. Provides an assessment that risk-taking at the individual portfolio level and the firm level is efficient and deliberate by setting appropriate risk guidelines and limits.

“James has been working with me for over five years and is my top Risk headhunter. I highly rate James for his ability to deliver on niche and difficult-to-fill roles. In addition to candidate search and selection, he has a great knowledge of the Risk market and Financial Services industry and is my go-to contact for a view on the market.”

Risk Director

Investment Bank

“James account manages impressively and is proactive in introducing me to his counterparts across London and New York and this has directly led to hires. As I manage hiring across multiple seniority levels, business areas, and locations this, in particular, is a great help to me.”

Head of TA

Investment bank

“You have recruited me for more than eight years and are without question the most knowledgeable, specific, direct, and honest recruiter I have ever worked with.”

Head of Internal Controls

Investment Bank

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