The Asset Management team at Hanover Search Group concentrates on three core areas: traditional asset management, alternative asset management and wealth management.


We have executed search and selection projects in the UK, wider Europe and the USA. We have a client book that encompasses global asset managers through to boutique start-ups. Our team has extensive expertise in recruiting mid-to-senior level roles, with completed mandates covering Global Marketing Directors, Client Portfolio Managers and mid-level Managers.


The team at Hanover Search Group has had particular success in completing demanding mandates in product development, investment communications and wider marketing services, including advertising and events. We have also shown versatility in our search approach and offered clients access to core talent in public relations, digital marketing, market research and content strategy.



Managing Director

Paul began his career in 1989 at Mercury Asset Management (now part of BlackRock) working for their UK Institutional business. He relocated to Australia to work for First State Investments in 1995 before returning to the UK in 1998 to join SocGen Asset Management (now part of Man GLG Partners).  He joined Hanover Search Group in March 2003 and is Head of Hanover’s Asset Management search practice with a focus on senior mandates across EMEA. Paul became a Board Director of Hanover Search Group in 2013. He presents at industry events across Europe and is a senior member of the Hanover Search Group Leadership team.


Christina joined Hanover Search Group in 2003 and is one of Hanover’s Partners. She is responsible for heading up the Marketing and Product practice throughout EMEA. Christina forged her reputation in building up the Asset Management Marketing Division at Witan Jardine. She has continued to thrive in developing marketing teams across Asset and Wealth Management. She has run a number of successful breakfast clubs for Hanover’s clients, inviting highly reputable guest speakers to discuss an array of subjects including digitalisation in financial services and diversity and inclusion.

Linda Dale

Linda joins Hanover Search Group with over 19 years of experience in asset management, wealth management, financial technology and general technology executive search. She has extensive organisational consulting experience and has completed senior mandates in the areas of executive leadership, investments, sales, marketing, distribution, product management and infrastructure. Linda adds capability and expertise to our extensive global financial services and technology practises where she has a track record of innovative leadership and deep industry expertise in both global asset management and technology. Prior to HSG, Linda has held several senior level positions with global and boutique executive search firms.

Stuart Paterson

Stuart is a Managing Partner at Hanover Search Group and leads the Private Equity and Venture Capital Search practice. He brings with him a great deal of experience within recruitment and has been very successful placing people at all levels up to and including Partner / C – Suite. During his career, he has built an impressive network and is very relationship driven. Stuart has been successful in delivering mandates with specific diversity and inclusion criteria and champions the positive effects that it can have on a search process and the culture within his clients.

Recently completed mandates

Global Head of Marketing
International Asset Manager
Marketing Director
Global Asset Manager
Head of Marketing and Communications
Global, fixed income Asset Manager
Senior Product Development Manager
International Asset Manager
European Channel Marketing Manager
International Asset Manager
Product and Market Research
UK Asset Manager
Fixed Income Product Specialist
Global Asset Manager
Equity Product Specialist
Global Asset Manager
Multi Asset Product Specialist
UK Asset Manager