Retained search is the bedrock of our business. We closely partner our clients to understand their strategic objectives and deliver on the critical roles and competencies required to meet their business goals.
Our search consultants combine sector specific product, functional and regional expertise to enable our clients the access and insight required to make truly informed hiring decisions.
We do not advertise on behalf of our clients. We take a broad, creative approach to identifying potential candidates and draw on our industry knowledge, deep-level professional networks, and internal research capabilities to ensure complete talent market coverage.
HC Group operates as one global team. With talent markets becoming increasingly fragmented and geographically dispersed, we leverage our local presence to offer global access to the talent communities and insights that matter.
Laura joined HC Group in 2021 and is a Director working within the Liquid Fuels and Chemicals practice in London.
Anoush joined HC Group in 2013 and spearheads the Liquid Fuels and Chemicals practice in the EMEA region.
Victoria joined HC Group in 2019 and works within the EMEA Liquid Fuels practice.
Jamie TranterNew York
Jamie first joined HC Group in 2009, before leaving in 2016 and returning in 2020 to manage the New York office.
Alex joined HC Group in 2013 and is the Director for the Agriculture and Nutrition practice, based in Houston.
Douglas joined HC Group as a Director in 2019 to lead our APAC Liquid Fuels and Chemicals practice from Singapore.
Andrew WatsonSão Paulo
Andrew joined HC Group in 2015 and is responsible for managing Latin America.
David is a Director overseeing the Corporate Functions and Gas, Power & Energy Transition practices in North America.
Amelia joined HC Group in 2018 and is a Senior Associate based in Singapore.
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.
Chrissie joined HC Group in 2021 and works within the Corporate Functions practice in London.
Daniel joined HC Group in 2007 and is a Director working within the Liquid Fuels and Chemicals practice in London.
Edward Carter joined HC Group in 2014 and is the Head of Corporate Functions.
Heather joined HC Group in 2019 and works 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.
James joined HC Group's Gas, Power and Renewables team as a graduate in 2021.
James joined HC Group in 2021 as an Associate within the Liquid Fuels & Chemicals practice based in Singapore.
Jonathan KimuraSão Paulo
Jonathan joined HC Group in 2021 and is focused on the commodities and natural resources in Brazil.
Josh joined HC Group in 2021 as a Senior Associate and works within the Corporate Functions practice in London.
Lauren joined HC Group's Metals and Minerals team as a graduate in 2021.
Naz joined HC Group in 2017 and works within the Corporate Functions practice in Houston.
Penny joined HC Group in 2021 and works within the Corporate Functions practice in London.
Premesha McDonald (nee Motha)Singapore
Premesha joined HC Group in 2015 and is a Director working within the Metals and Minerals practice in Singapore.
Raúl CeronSão Paulo
Raúl joined HC Group in 2019 and focuses on the commodity's natural resources market in South America.
Richard joined HC Group in 2020 and is the Director responsible for the Commodities Technology practice.
Rina joined HC Group in November 2019 and is an Associate working within the Metals and Minerals practice in London.
Sara joined HC Group in 2021 as an Associate within the Gas, Power, and Renewables practice in North America.
Shanez joined HC Group in 2020 and is an Associate working within the Liquid Fuels and Chemical practice in London.
Shannon joined HC Group in 2021 as an Associate and works within the Technology and Innovation Recruitment Practice.
Tram joined HC Group in 2021 as an Associate and works within the Functions Practice in Houston.
Scott joined HC Group in 2008 and leads the global Metals and Minerals practice for HC.
William joined HC Group in 2021 as an Associate and works within the Technology and Innovation practice in London.
Zoe Zhou joined HC Group in 2021 and is based in our Singapore office.
Nuclear Power: perception versus reality with Mycle Schneider
Have we seen “peak nuclear”? And what are the consequences for the power markets?
Interview with Angelo Sartori, Director of Regional Outreach at standard organisation Verra
“The main challenge right now is the complexity of carbon markets.”
Power Purchase Agreements: reassessing the risks behind renewable power’s growth engine with Werner Trabesinger
What do the events of 2021 mean for the PPA going forwards? How will their structure and tenure change in response?
The Super-Cycle Effect: Convergence, Correlation & Volatility
As 2022 begins, the super-cycle that emerged in the energy & commodities trading sector in 2021 is expected to persist
The Fertilizer Market: the intersection of commodities with Andres Santacruz
Will fertilizers finally get a vibrant derivatives market?
2021 In Review
Host Paul Chapman reviews some of the major themes of 2021 covered in the podcast and comments on the plans for 2022.
Ukraine’s Energy Sector with Robert Bensh
What is the opportunity to invest in the Ukraine in this sky high energy price environment?
Carbon Offset LNG – Where Do We Go from Here?
Much ink has been spilled on the sale of ‘carbon neutral LNG’ in 2021, fueling more criticism of ‘greenwashing’.
The Battery Metals Supply Chain: Solutions & opportunities with Chris Berry
There is a fundamental mismatch between forecasted demand and supply for those metals vital for energy transition.
Interview with Emmanuel Desplechin, Secretary-General of ePURE
Interview with Emmanuel Desplechin, Secretary-General of ePURE: the beauty of ethanol, threats and shaping a plan B.
Revolutionizing Agriculture: machines, software and genetics
Technology is revolutionizing agriculture and its markets.
How Can the Bioindustry Scale Up While Attracting Talent?
HC Insider examines some proposed solutions to tackle this challenge.
Global search firm HC Group establishes Middle East entity in Abu Dhabi’s ADGM
HC Group is delighted to announce the creation of its Middle East entity, HC Group Middle East Ltd.
Commodities as Currencies: Traceability, Tokenization, G-Coin and beyond with Brent de Jong
Could commodities become new currencies, powering circular economies that de-risk all participants?
Fuelling the Future: Carving a Road for Ethanol as a Transport Fuel
Testament to the interest in ethanol is a growing number of companies establishing ethanol and biofuels trading desks.
Identifying market benchmarks to support strategy development.
Talent Pipelining & Succession Planning
On-demand access to talent
Compensation Data & Advisory
Aligning productivity and performance
Leveraging different perspectives & fostering better decision-making.
Helping you Identify the talent needed to build the right team.