Our Houston based office
As the energy capital of the world, Houston is the headquarters for virtually every segment of the energy value chain including exploration, production, transmission, marketing, supply, trading and technology. This made it an obvious choice for HC’s first US office, which opened in 2007.
We serve clients across global commodity industries and functions, going beyond Retained Search to include a full range of advisory services. We have just one objective in mind: finding a bespoke solution for your talent needs. Our services range from Talent & Pipeline Succession Planning and Competitive Analysis to Compensation Data & Advisory and Diversity Studies.
Heather joined HC Group in 2019 and works within the Agriculture and Nutrition practice in Houston.
Alex joined HC Group in 2013 and is the Director for the Agriculture and Nutrition practice, based in Houston.
David is a Director overseeing the Corporate Functions and Gas, Power & Energy Transition practices in North America.
Andy joined HC Group in 2021 as an Director in the Gas, Power and Renewables practices in North America.
Brittany joined HC Group in 2021 and is a Senior Associate within the Agriculture and Nutrition practice in Houston.
Helen joined HC Group in 2021 as an Associate Consultant within the Metals & Minerals practice based in Houston, TX.
Joseph joined HC Group in 2022 and works within the Liquid Fuels & Chemicals practice in Houston.
Naz joined HC Group in 2017 and works within the Corporate Functions practice in Houston.
Paul Chapman is Managing Partner and Co-Head of HC Group.
Tram joined HC Group in 2021 as an Associate and works within the Functions Practice in Houston.
Pursuing a career in gasoline trading
Laura Berger speaks to Sparta Commodities about her insights regarding pursuing a career in gasoline trading.
Algorithmic trading and Commodities with Stephen Roseme
What are the advantages for a trader to distill trades into series of pre-determined decisions?
Gas & LNG Talent: Preparing for Next Winter and Beyond
The post-COVID economic recovery in 2021 had bolstered demand for global gas and LNG talent
The Funding Gap in Commodities with Nick O’Kane
Investment capital into the commodities sector have slowed despite rising returns and opportunity.
Hanan Bakr, ESG banking expert: “Cooperation cannot be successful if companies or governments are not clear on ESG standards”
Diversity needs to be taken seriously enough to address inclusion and belonging.
The World’s Most Important Bean with Ivo Sarjanovic
What will this mean for the world of commodities?
Sanctions, Political Risk and the Commodities Sector with George Voloshin
What does it mean for the global trading houses and their funding?
Developing Commodity Talent in Banking: Then and Now
We review the history of the investment banks in commodities and their impact on developing commodity talent.
The Financialization of Oil Markets & The Madness of Crowds with Greg Newman
Over the last decade, commodity markets have become increasingly financialized with much more granular contracts.
Commodities and Inflation: Not Always The Perfect Fit
Amid surging consumer & producer prices, inflation is making the headlines across economies in America, Europe & Asia.
The World of Electric Vehicles with Roger Atkins
What is the role of the EV in energy transition?
HERstory… with Ying Ying Lim, MD at Cargill OT: “The best trader I hired had a master’s in music from Cambridge”
Ying Ying Lim can be described as a pioneer in the commodity sector in Asia.
Europe’s Energy Crisis with Gerard Reid
Power prices have quadrupled, governments have scrambled to provide liquidity to markets and subsidize households.
Fundamental Analytics & Big Data: The Rise of A Hybrid Class?
Hedge funds have been leading the digital transformation of trading activities.
What the SEC Climate-Related Disclosures mean with Julie McLaughlin
How will they affect the energy and commodities sector both in the US and globally?