Financial services

The Financial Services industry is one of the most global of business sectors and the skills it seeks are amongst the most specialised.

Overview

For 30 years, our financial services practice has successfully placed candidates across the sector, on a national and global basis and our clients have ranged from FTSE 10 companies to leading Asian, US and European businesses. We can separate mere reputation from proven performance to provide companies with the talent they need in this ever-evolving world. Our consulting team has the expertise, industry contacts, client knowledge and credibility expected by top-tiered financial organisations, and have completed multiple searches from senior executive to C-suite roles. We offer outstanding research capability and deep functional expertise, supported by an ability to persuade people to take on often tough challenges or to move to far flung parts of the world.

What our clients say

Consulting Team





David Munns

David Munns

Consulting team

david.munns@saxbam.com

David joined Saxton Bampfylde in 2012 and leads the firm’s Finance practice.  Since joining the firm he has successfully completed over sixty CFO, finance NED and similar senior finance searches.  He had previously been Chief Financial Officer of the Financial Times Publishing Group,  Group Finance Director of Rocco Forte Hotels and Chief Financial Officer/Chief Administrative Officer of Kaplan Europe. He is a former Non-Executive Director of Colliers CRE and was a founder of the international development charity The Educational Frontier Trust, where he was until recently Chair.  David read law at UCL, has an MBA from the University of Chicago and is a chartered accountant.





Sarah Orwin

Sarah Orwin

Consulting team

sarah.orwin@saxbam.com

Sarah Orwin joined Saxton Bampfylde in 2002 after five years as Group Talent Director for Barclays plc. Sarah’s main focus is financial and professional services, but she also works across other sectors on assignments where her commercial, international or functional expertise adds value.  The majority of Sarah’s work is for general managers or heads of function.  Before joining Barclays, Sarah worked for Ernst & Young for 12 years, initially as a management consultant and latterly as Director of their executive search business.  Her career started with Citigroup, where she worked first in London and then for three years in Brazil.   Sarah has an MA in Modern History from Oxford University. 





Kate Ludlow

Kate Ludlow

Consulting team

kate.ludlow@saxbam.com

Kate brings over seven years experience in executive search: on joining Saxton Bampfylde she spent five years in our research team, completing a secondment with our Vancouver partners before leading the research department for a year. Kate spent one year as executive assistant to our government and regulation practice, before working with the Executive Chairman Stephen Bampfylde as his Chief of Staff. Kate brings extensive experience in the commercial sector supporting clients with executive and non executive appointments, she has worked on a number of senior HR appointments.  Kate has a degree in Music from Cambridge University.

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