Sartre Group

Meet our people

Leon Devereux

Founding Partner & Managing Director

Leon Devereux is the Founding Partner of Sartre Group and has been in the executive search industry since 2004.

He has acquired a deep expertise in recruiting into hedge funds, proprietary trading firms and investment banks and has an extensive network across EMEA, North America and APAC.

020 3974 6904 leon.devereux@sartregroup.com
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Conor Brown

Director Of Front Office Recruitment EMEA & APAC

With more than 7 years in the recruitment sector Conor leads the Front Office finance practice.

He has an extensive global network, and a track record of identifying and placing strong candidates across trading and research mandates of varying seniority.

020 3974 6904 conor.brown@sartregroup.com
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Frankie Fitzpatrick

Director Of Front Office Recruitment EMEA & APAC

Frankie has almost a decade of experience in the recruitment industry and heads up the finance desk in the USA.

He has been in NYC since early 2018 where he has a strong network of clients and candidates across the quantitative finance space.

020 3974 6904 frankie.fitzpatrick@sartregroup.com
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James Tidman

Director Of Technology Practice EMEA & APAC

One of the original founders of Sartre Group. Network stretches across Mainland Europe, New York, London & Chicago.

Over 10 years recruitment experience within the technology sector working to identify candidates of all seniorities.

020 3974 6904 james.tidman@sartregroup.com
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Daniel Seddon

Director Of Front Office Recruitment North America

Having worked in technology recruitment for the last 10+ years, Daniel has developed a broad knowledge of the tech industry as well as an extensive network of candidates coming from the very best software and HFT/Fintech companies across the globe.

020 3974 6904 daniel.seddon@sartregroup.com
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Jamie David

Founding Partner & Director – Sartre Legal

Jamie has almost 15 years’ experience in the legal profession.

After initially being called to the Bar in 2005, the second half of his career was spent as a Solicitor, including several years at Clifford Chance. Before co-founding Sartre Legal, he was General Counsel of a corporate services company.

020 3974 6904 jamie.david@sartrelegal.com
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Daniel Cansick

Renewable Energy – Managing Principal

Dan has more than 6 years’ experience recruiting into the global energy sector and is responsible for overseeing Sartre’s Renewable Energy division from our London office.

He has a track record of executing searches with developers, IPPs and investment firms, playing a key role in advising and partnering with businesses looking to expand into international markets

020 3974 6904 daniel.cansick@sartregroup.com
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Jonathan Higgins

Head Of People & Talent Acquisition

Jon joined Sartre at the beginning of 2015, starting his career in technology recruitment. He specialised in placing highly skilled Software Developers into hedge funds, proprietary trading firms, investment banks and consultancies.

As Sartre moved out of its ‘start-up’ phase, and began to scale the company out, Jon became Head of Operations where he has worked with all areas of the business to implement clear processes for the back office infrastructure – across Finance, Legal, HR, Marketing, Operations and Internal Recruitment.

020 3974 6904 jonathan.higgins@sartregroup.com
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HOW WE WORK…

Our teams deliver the following services

CONTINGENT RECRUITMENT SERVICES
  • For clients with ongoing but less critical needs, and who sit as part of a wider portfolio of clients, we aim to provide industry-leading candidates on a intermittent basis. This is a search process that benefits from our expertise to source candidates, but without the commitment for either party.
STRATEGIC INFORMATION SERVICES
  • For clients with ongoing but less critical needs, and who sit as part of a wider portfolio of clients, we aim to provide industry-leading candidates on a intermittent basis. This is a search process that benefits from our expertise to source candidates, but without the commitment for either party.
  • For hard-to-fill positions or where a client feels the need to take a more in-depth look at a talent pool, we are able to design bespoke retained services that provide clients with the security that we are committed to delivering. We work with the client to define the resource that we need to commit to complete the mandate. All of our retained packages come with performance delivery metrics that we adhere to strictly. Our retained solution is an interactive two-step solution that is underpinned by allowing our clients a real-time snapshot of the search progress.
RETAINED SEARCH
  • For clients looking to fulfil aggressive growth plans and make multiple hires, we are able to offer a dedicated team to exclusively service the requirements over a projected period of time. This is a bespoke package that can be adapted to each clients individual objectives.Market Mapping and competitor analysis are available as part of all our retained services in order to provide clients with delineated picture of the competitive landscape.