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.
HC Group's specialist product and functional consultants are pleased to offer a fully bespoke and complimentary market presentation tailored to match the items you select on our Client Presentation Request form.
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.
Penny joined HC Group in 2021 and works within the Corporate Functions practice in London.
Rina joined HC in November 2019 and is a Senior Associate working within the Metals and Minerals practice in London.
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.
Archie joined HC Group in 2022 as an Associate and works within the Legal and Compliance practice in London.
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.
Danielle Smith-Jones joined HC Group in 2022 and works within the Corporate Functions practice in Houston.
Doug Law joined HC Group in 2022 and works within the Commodities Technology and Innovation practice in London.
Ed joined HC Group as an Associate in 2022 and works within the Liquid Fuels and Petrochemicals practice in London.
Edward Carter joined HC Group in 2014 and is the Head of Corporate Functions.
Farhan joined HC Group in 2022 as a Senior Associate and is working within the Commodities Technology practice.
Igla Lici joined HC Group in 2022 and works within the Corporate Functions practice in London.
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.
Louis joined HC Group in 2022 and works within the Agriculture and Nutrition practice in London.
Manuel joined HC Group in 2022 with 15+ years’ experience in executive search and leads the Sustainability practice.
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.
Oliver joined HC Group in 2022 and works within the Sustainability 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.
Robert Wells joined HC Group in 2022 and works within the Liquid Fields and Chemicals practice in London.
Samantha Grice joined HC Group in 2022 and works within the Gas, Power, and Carbon practice in Houston.
Samiha joined HC Group in 2022 and works within the Corporate Functions practice in Houston.
Shanez joined HC Group in 2020 and is an Associate working within the Liquid Fuels and Chemical practice in London.
How Will the Resurgence of the Coal Sector Affect its Talent?
HC Insider explores the resurgence of coal demand and the impact on participant's teams and recruitment strategies.
Margin, Volatility & Supply in Retail Fuel with Doug Haugh: Part 2 – The Last Pump in Town
In part 2, we examine how the retail fuel world will manage the next decade and the transition to EVs.
Margin, Volatility & Supply in Retail Fuel with Doug Haugh: Part 1
Doug Haugh explores the challenges facing the retail fuel space.
2022 Annual Review: A Volatile World
Our 2022 Annual Review explores the latest notable people moves and how market trends are reshaping talent demand.
The Impact of the War in Ukraine on Company Relocations and Talent Needs
The global trading map and locations have undergone drastic changes since the Ukraine-Russia war.
Celebrating 20 years of HC Group
HC Group celebrates 20 years of providing executive search services to the international energy and commodities markets.
The Power of Waves with Jan Skjoldhammer
The ocean is the world’s largest battery, charged by the sun and the wind year round.
Oil and Gas Markets in 2023 with Paul Horsnell
In this episode we are joined by Paul Horsnell, Global Head of Commodities Research at Standard Chartered.
The Fate of Rome: climate, disease and the end of an empire with Kyle Harper (Christmas Special)
We welcome Kyle Harper, G.T. and Libby Blankenship from the The University of Oklahama.
Insects & Commodities with Charlie Drew
Here to talk all things insects from farming to investing is Charlie Drew, Co-Founder and COO of Swarm Technology.
Investing in an Era of Climate Change with Bruce Usher
Our guest is Bruce Usher, author of the recently published book “Investing in the Era of Climate Change’.
Fuelling the Future: Decarbonising Aviation with SAF
Jonathan Wood, VP EMEA, Renewable Aviation, talks about Neste’s vision for SAF and the talent required to achieve it.
Nuclear Power and the Energy Crisis with Mycle Schneider
Returning to the show to discuss all things nuclear in 2022 is Mycle Schneider.
Leading the Emergence of the Next Cohort of Sustainability Executives
The imperative for businesses to meet their ESG targets means there is no one-size-fits-all solution. HC Group explores.
Metals in Transition: Copper, Aluminum and Steel with Charlie Durant & Sarah Macnaughton
Following LME week and COP27, we are checking in on the metals market. In particular, copper, aluminum and steel.
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.