As Hanover’s International Managing Director, James is the newest member of the HSG Board and driving HSG’s international expansion. With a background in executive search across Financial Services, James has specialised in Life, P&C and (re) Insurance for over a decade working closely with clients on senior mandates across the globe. Ultimately responsible for all HSG growth and development of business in EMEA, US and Asia.
Audit & Compliance
The Financial Services industry is under more oversight pressure than ever before. Building a personnel base equipped with the knowledge and skills to cope with the pace of change poses a real challenge to banks, insurers and investment management firms.
The Hanover Search Group has delivered senior level talent across corporate governance structures throughout the sector, filling roles such as Group Chief Auditors, Divisional Heads of Internal Audit and CCOs. We also place specialists focused on international reporting and control methodologies such as IFRS, IAS and SOX. Our search skills help clients find talent in IT assurance, data governance along with SMEs in areas such as risk, AML and financial crime and conduct.
Hanover Search Group is an ideal partner for clients looking to strengthen their Audit & Compliance performance.
David has specialised in executive level recruitment in the insurance sector for over 20 years. He has worked successfully with a wide range of clients, from household name insurers to startup brokers, MGAs and Lloyd’s/London Market participants on senior management and Board appointments across a wide range of disciplines including underwriting, claims, pricing, sales & marketing and general management. Previously David was a co-founder of Mansion House Executive, a boutique financial services search firm, and a Partner at Eames Consulting Group.
A Partner with over 15 years’ experience in the industry and in executive search, Kamila leads the European Financial Services Executive Search practice helping clients across Europe to find the best possible people in diverse markets. In her role she specialises in Asset Management as well as the Insurance industry, with a predominance towards Actuarial, Risk, Compliance, Finance, Audit and Underwriting. Kamila has taken responsibility for our Diversity & Inclusion agenda, creating a strategy to grow our capability, understanding and culture, as well as advise clients.
Recently completed mandates
- Group Chief Internal Auditor
- Health Insurer
- Compliance Officer
- European Insurer
- Head of Internal Audit
- UK Life & Health Insurer
- Internal Audit Director
- Lloyds Syndicate Insurer
- Compliance Director
- UK Speciality Insurer
- Head of Regulatory Risk and Control
- Lloyds Syndicate Insurer
- Senior Internal Auditor in Group Audit
- Large German Insurer
- Head of Audit, Financial Management
- International Life Insurer
- Chief Legal and Compliance Officer
- Top 10 Global Insurer Americas Division