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  • Martina Ashley

    Role


    Partner

    Location


    London

    Phone


    +44 (0) 207 220 0277

    Email


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    About Martina


    Martina is a Partner of Blackwood and advises institutional and alternative investment clients across all asset classes and functions. She conducts searches for senior leaders within investment, distribution and client relationship management, as well as advising on succession, compensation and retention. She has a particular expertise in moving and building teams. Prior to joining Blackwood, Martina worked at Goldman Sachs in London within the Equities Division, covering institutional accounts across Europe. She read Politics and Philosophy at Bristol University.
  • Harry Chetwood

    Role


    Partner

    Location


    London

    Phone


    +44 (0) 207 220 0289

    Email


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    About Harry


    Harry is a Partner of Blackwood and advises on board searches and senior appointments across a variety of investment management clients with a particular focus on alternative investing. He has a particular expertise in team lift-outs and acquisition reviews, and has advised and worked closely with start-up investment firms ahead of launch. Prior to joining Blackwood, Harry worked within search focusing on investment management and corporate finance. He started his career as an Assistant Fund Manager at Smith & Williamson Investment Management. He read Theology and Anthropology at Durham University.
  • Annie Doherty

    Role


    Partner

    Location


    London

    Phone


    +44 (0) 207 220 0263

    Email


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    About Annie


    Annie is a Partner of Blackwood and advises investment management clients across all asset classes with a particular focus on institutional clients and allocators (endowments, pension funds and family offices). She has a particular expertise in advising on the build out of alternative strategies within institutional firms as well as cross-border hiring and relocations. Prior to joining Blackwood, Annie worked at Saxton Bampfylde Hever and focussed on search within the Consumer and Education sectors. She read Sociology and Law at Durham University.
  • Katharine Davenport

    Role


    Researcher

    Location


    London

    Phone


    +44 (0) 207 220 1811

    Email


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    About Katharine


    Katharine works on assignments across all practice areas. Prior to joining Blackwood, Katharine worked as an analyst at a business intelligence and risk consulting firm. She read Geography at Oxford University and then Development Studies at LSE.
  • Joel Holford

    Role


    Researcher

    Location


    London

    Phone


    +44 (0) 207 220 0262

    Email


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    About Joel


    Joel works on assignments across all practice areas. Prior to joining Blackwood, he worked at a specialised executive search firm focussing on placing individuals into C-level strategy and business development roles within Europe. He read Politics, Philosophy and Economics at Durham University.
  • Sebastian Miles

    Role


    Associate

    Location


    London

    Phone


    +44 (0) 207 220 0291

    Email


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    About Sebastian


    Sebastian works on assignments in the Financial Services Practices. Prior to joining Blackwood, Sebastian worked at a boutique recruitment firm with a focus on distressed and special situations investment strategies. He began his career in clinical and forensic science, and additionally spent time working in investor relations for biotechnology companies. He read Biochemistry at Bristol University.
  • Will Terry

    Role


    Consultant

    Location


    London

    Phone


    +44 (0) 207 220 0253

    Email


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    About Will


    Will works on assignments in the Investment Management Practice including advising long-only funds, hedge funds, family offices and pension funds. He has particular expertise in equities. Prior to joining Blackwood, Will worked at a specialist executive search firm within the equities team. He read English Literature and Philosophy at Leeds University.