Over the last 10 years our Financial Services team has served a range of clients across Investment & Retail Banking, Cards & Payments, Wealth & Asset Management and Insurance, in the UK, Europe & New York. As the sector evolves, we have been increasingly
engaged in helping Challenger Banks and the FinTech’s source the best talent.
We typically support our clients on mandates to hire Heads of Strategy [at Group & Business Unit level], Heads of Internal Consulting, Heads of Transformation, COOs, Chiefs of Staff and more Operational/Commercial senior level roles in operating units of organisations.
As a specialist in the strategy, transformation and M&A market we are also able to support the build out of the teams below the senior hires. Many of our clients work with us across all our geographical locations and our permanent team are able to access a talent pool of over 9000 Financial Services professionals, many of whom have experience from both consulting and industry.
Our Independent Consulting proposition gives our clients flexibility when a permanent hire is not required or possible or a specialist is required. Since 2014 we have support the full range of Financial Services businesses in London, Madrid, Paris, Frankfurt, Geneva and Stockholm. These projects aim to achieve a clear set of deliverables agreed between us and the client and generally range from a week to six months in duration. Typical projects would involve five-year strategic planning, digital transformation, go-to-market strategy,new market/competitor assessments, program management office, Fintech implementation and organisational re-design. Our independent consulting networkdraws on experience from within a consulting environment paired with additional industry experience, spanning different levels of seniority from Analyst to Partner level.
Our team combines over thirty years of experience in the sector, not just from our business but from other search and recruitment firms. This, coupled with the ex-Consultants who also work within the firm, make the Financial Services proposition truly one of the leaders in the market
Leading European Investment Bank, London
Retained by a leading European Investment bank to source an MD to help set up and lead their new Internal Consulting function in EMEA. The successful candidate came from a background of Operational Consulting spanning both the Banking sector as well as from Consulting.
European Retail and Commercial Bank, London
Following a function re-structure, we were asked to source a #2 to the Board member responsible for Strategy for this London based European Retail and Commercial bank. The successful candidate came from a background in Tier 1 Strategy Consulting and Investment Banking M&A.
Global Investment Bank, London
A Global Investment Bank were looking to set up a team in Europe to develop their Strategy and partnerships with FinTech and Blockchain start-ups. The successful candidate came from a Tier 1 consulting firm where they had helped set up and run their FinTech & Digital
practice in Europe.
Global Speciality Insurer, London
Helping the business to tie in the ideas of a number of new products heads globally with the overall strategy of the business in the run up to an Executive Committee meeting. Provided an ex-Bain consultant with experience working on strategy projects for a number of other Insurance firms for a 10 week assignment.
Multinational Cards & Payments Busines, Frankfurt
Working with a global firm to help implement new customer loyalty programmes across a number of different regions. Provided an ex-Bain
consultant with 10 years industry experience covering a number of global loyalty and customer experience projects for a 15 month project.
Leading Private Bank and Wealth Manager London
Helping a bank assess a number of regulations impacting their business and how they could find strategic benefit from the changing environment. Provided an ex Deloitte consultant with experience of retail and private banking and a firm understanding of current
regulatory requirements for a 6 month period.
“The Barton Partnership helped in us searching the right candidate to fill the always challenging role of Strategy within Markets business. They listened carefully to our feedback on profiles including experience and cultural fit, and saw it through to a successful conclusion.”
Director, natwest markets
Financial Services Jobs
Regional Strategy Associate
COMPANY: Our client is a global financial services group who services the needs of institutions, corporates, individuals, and governments through their business divisions. ROLE: Our client needs a regional strategy associate to be based in Singapore. This role will work closely with senior management across Global M...
Head of Value Creation
COMPANY: The company is a high-growth Software business that has recently partnered with a leading Private Equity fund to embark on an expansion journey. It sits at the intersection on Technology and Financial Services and has a product portfolio that services a market that is experiencing profound digital Transform...
Strategy Director at Leading Global Payments Business
COMPANY: Our client is a market leading global payments business, who are continuing to grow through the current crisis as they look to take advantage of the long-term trends across the payments market. This organisation has built a very strong brand as a leading technology and payments firm with a global reach. ROL...