Having established strong partnerships with Private Client Investment Managers and Private Banks, Hanover Search Group’s Technology team brings extensive reach into the Wealth Management sector.


Our search projects have helped clients to attract the exceptional talent needed to effect transitions in technology capabilities as the industry continues to evolve and react to disruptive Fintechs fighting for market-share. Drawing on our extensive network of candidates combining excellent technical competencies and SME knowledge of the Wealth Management industry, we provide an unrivalled array of industry specialists for hire.


Whether looking for expertise to deliver projects driven by specific changes in Risk, Regulatory and Data Management functions or to address emergent technology trends in the Digital and Mobile spaces, our Technology practice is a strongly positioned recruitment partner across the Wealth Management technology landscape.



Alex joined Hanover in 2012 and is a Managing Partner and leads a team of SMEs focused on Operations, Finance, Risk & Compliance. He is responsible for the Technology retained search and senior hire mandates. Alex has over 13 years’ experience placing senior technology leaders across Insurance, Banking, Asset and Wealth Management industries delivering requirements for CIO, CTO, Chief Information (& Cyber) Security Officer, Chief Data Officer, Head of Data & Analytics, Head of Infrastructure and Digital Transformation Leaders. Alex delivers mandates from our London and New York offices across Europe and North America.

Lars Sunnell

Based in the New York office, Lars joined Hanover Search Group in 2018 to initiate the IT and FinTech practices for the US market and works closely with the London office. With a Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Economics & Sustainable Community Development Methods, prior to joining Hanover Lars began his sales career in 2015 at Yelp quickly becoming a Senior National Account Executive before then joining Robert Half Inc. to spearhead direct-hire searches within their Legal & Compliance team. With an in-depth knowledge of US corporate and legal infrastructure, Lars’ recruiting style is consultative and very strong in relationships.

Kevin Hickey

Kevin began his career in a sales & marketing capacity at Picerne Real Estate Group which is recognized as a “Top Ten Multi Family Home Developer”. After relocating back to New York, he transitioned to a career in technology recruitment focusing on interim consultants and executive search. He developed and fine-tuned his craft with top global organizations, most notably Robert Half International and Randstad Technologies. Kevin has been tasked with spearheading our Technology & Infrastructure practice in the US market and is excited to begin this new chapter.

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.

Recently completed mandates

Chief Information Officer
Private Client Wealth Manager 
Chief Operating & Technology Officer
Private Bank 
Head of Digital Technology
Private Client Wealth Manager
Technology Team Build
Brand new UK Wealth Management launch
Chief Operating Officer
Private Bank