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.
Jamie TranterNew York
Jamie first joined HC Group in 2009, before leaving in 2016 and returning in 2020 to manage the New York office.
Douglas joined HC Group as a Director in 2019 to lead our APAC Liquid Fuels and Chemicals practice from Singapore.
Daniel joined HC in 2007 and is a Portfolio Director working within the Gas, Power and Renewables practice in London.
Heather joined HC Group in 2019 and works within the Agriculture and Nutrition practice in Houston.
Anoush joined HC Group in 2013 and spearheads the Liquid Fuels and Chemicals practice in the EMEA region.
Rina joined HC in November 2019 and is a Senior Associate working within the Metals and Minerals practice in London.
Victoria ToddAbu Dhabi
Victoria joined HC Group in 2019 and works within the EMEA Liquid Fuels practice.
Alex joined HC Group in 2013 and is the Director for the Agriculture and Nutrition practice, based in Houston.
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.
Edward Carter joined HC Group in 2014 and is the Head of Corporate Functions.
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.
Joseph joined HC Group in 2022 and works within the Liquid Fuels & Chemicals practice in Houston.
Josh joined HC Group in 2021 as a Senior Associate and works within the Gas, Power and Renewables practice in London.
Lauren joined HC Group's Metals and Minerals team as a graduate in 2021.
Marcos TassoteSão Paulo
Marcos joined HC Group in 2022 and is focused on the commodities and natural resources in Brazil.
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.
Shanez joined HC Group in 2020 and is an Associate working within the Liquid Fuels and Chemical practice in London.
Tram joined HC Group in 2021 as an Associate and works within the Functions Practice in Houston.
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.
Pursuing a career in gasoline trading
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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?
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.