Welcome to Cara Executive Search

We deliver executive search and outsourced HR consulting solutions for our global clients in the Financial Services sector across the UK, Europe and the USA. Clients include global asset managers, wealth management firms, boutique investment funds, private equity houses, hedge funds, corporate banks as well as innovative scaling-up firms in sectors such as FinTech, CleanTech / ClimateTech.

Our mission is to identify, recruit and foster exceptional talent on behalf of our clients while helping our candidates achieve the very best in their careers. We love what we do and we thrive on sourcing and recruiting the best leaders into strategic and hard-to-fill roles.

We firmly believe that effective search solutions are built on strong values of honesty and integrity, and form the foundations of all of our relationships with our clients and candidates.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion are at the heart of everything we do. We have a creative approach when it comes to identifying exceptional diverse talent for our clients and we find it incredibly rewarding to coach, support and champion diverse candidates.

About Us
Our Expertise

Outstanding leaders and forward-thinking executives are more in demand than ever in today’s dynamic Financial Services industry. Sourcing and securing great talent and putting together a skilled, diverse and future-proof team is key to driving commercial innovation.

Our consultants combine industry expertise with a proven executive search methodology that is capable of sourcing and matching sought-after mid-career and senior individuals in the Financial Services, FinTech and CleanTech sectors – from VP to Director and up to C-Suite.

We specialise in the search and placement of exceptional talent across a broad spectrum of functional areas including:

  • Investments
  • Sales & Distribution
  • Product, Quant, Data, Risk
  • Operations, Finance, People
Our Services

We deliver bespoke and insight-driven executive search and HR solutions and take pride in our high-quality research, creative approach and trustworthy advice.

Our services are designed to uncover and develop exceptional talent, enhance team performance and successfully address complex challenges to drive your business forward.

We are trusted talent advisors who are experienced in managing confidential and sensitive senior hires.

  • Executive Search
  • Talent Mapping
  • Succession Planning
  • Diversity Pipelining
  • HR Consulting
  • Acquisition Search & Selection
  • Team Lift-Outs
  • Candidate Assessment
Our Team

Cara Executive Search boasts a growing team of exceptionally talented leadership, executive search and HR advisory consultants who are committed to the success of our candidates and clients in the Financial Services, FinTech and CleanTech sectors.

When you partner with Cara, you gain access to experienced professionals you care about your future success.

Yvonne Crocker
Founder, Director & Managing Consultant

Charlotte Spooner
Senior HR Consultant

Katherine Warwick
Research Consultant

Stuart Alexander
Board Advisor

Our Ethos

What’s in a name? Cara means “friend” in Irish.

Hence our name forms a big part of what we do every day – building and maintaining long-term connections . We care deeply about the people we engage on a personal level, both candidates and clients alike.

Our approach is that of a trusted friend – a friend to clients, and a friend to the talented individuals we engage with.