PhD was founded in 1992 as an executive search firm focused on bringing the highest quality standards and delivery to our field. For 23 years we have been working with the worlds leading brands at up to board level. We have worked with and represented 25 of the current FTSE 100 as well some of the worlds biggest international names in London, Paris, NY, HK, Sydney and Tokyo.
Our executive leadership team has reviewed over 1,000,000 CVs and conducted over 100,000 interviews and placed over 1,000 senior executives. This expertise allows us to help with the important decisions, acting as both career builders to our candidates and business builders to our clients. On average each person we place with our clients stay for 5 years or more such is the quality of the person and the opportunity.
We offer diligence, integrity, loyalty and delivery, our outlook is "us to you, you to us", by this method we have been working with most of our clients and candidates for more than 5 years, if you don't already know us we look forward to knowing you.
PhD are quick on the uptake and consistenly deliver both an excellent service and good resources.
MD, Global Head of FX IT
PhD are experts in the area of banking specializing in quantitative finance, strongly recommend to conduct searches in the quantitative risk and derivatives.
Head of Risk, FSA
PhD are a pleasure to work with, thoroughly professional, well informed and discreet. They handled my move without a hitch, I'd recommend them highly
Executive Director - FX Business Management
PhD offers a focussed, tailored solution in finding key people for your organisation. Their Worldwide connections give them the edge over the competition as does the speed of their assignments from in...
MD of Operations, Major Retail Bank
PhD are enthusiastic and energetic, who are great at delivering results
CIO, Global Asset Manager
PhD are passionate of their profession and extremely 'switched on' to events within the industry. I have recommended PhD to a number of former colleagues and continue to do so.
Head of FS, global system integrator
PhD have a very deep understanding of this area of financial services and an excellent network of contacts. Very professional and extremely competent in this complex field.
Chief Risk Officer, retail bank
PhD have a great knowledge of the industry from both a business and technology perspective and always come up with high quality candidates
CIO Asia, Global Investment Bank
PhD are one of the first companies I think of when it comes to looking for new candidates. They are always a pleasure to deal with and they combine this with an excellent knowledge of the market ... m...
Divisional Head - US market data provider
PhD are true professionals. They are committed to delivering exceptional service, and will not compromise on quality
Client Director - Major Consultancy
PhD are very committed to providing high quality recruits. Highly recommended. They spend a lot of time filtering potential candidates from those that are unsuitable. A pleasure to work with
Equities Trading - Desk Head
Faced with a rapid expansion of critical business in the financial services industry, PhD were able to provide excellent candidates in a timely manner. I appreciated their professionalism, during the ...
Sector Head - Major Outsourcer
PhD take the time to understand our needs, they work hard and are trusted by the leadership team to assist in our business growth.
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