Vice President - Financial Services
Fred Davis has over 15 years of recruitment experience ranging from full-cycle search consultant to CEO of a global search practice. Throughout his recruiting career, he has built a reputation for executing on the most challenging search mandates from the analyst/associate to executive level with a keen focus in Quantitative Finance, Risk & Technology.
Fred was most recently CEO of Opus FS, a global search practice based in the UK. Prior to that he was Head of the Front Office Practice at JW Michaels. He also spent 4 years at Mercury Partners where he led the Risk/Quantitative practice for the Hedge Fund and Asset Management sector.
Fred has a track record for delivering sought-after Chief Risk Officers, Portfolio Managers and Heads of Business at some of the top Hedge Funds and Asset Mgrs. He brings an international perspective and expertise in business development and client relations. He has a strong ability to relate to everyone he comes into contact with, and is known for bringing a truly consultative approach to his client/candidate relationships. Clients appreciate that Fred is not afraid to ask hard questions around what will attract the best candidates in the market and he is honest with all candidates about their viability versus current market conditions and specific search requirements.