The Danos Group is a specialist Financial Services recruitment firm. For over 17 years, we have specialised in placing permanent and interim candidates within the global Financial Services sector. 

With an unparalleled talent network, we provide experienced, top-quality professionals in the Compliance, Financial Crime, Risk and Legal sectors throughout EMEA, the Americas, and APAC.

Our Client List

We work with the world’s leading Investment Banks, Wealth Management firms and Private Banks, Asset Managers, Retail Banks, Insurers, Commodity firms, Hedge Funds, Brokers, FinTechs, Cryptocurrency, and Payments.

Whether you are looking for a Director of Compliance, General Counsel or Risk Manager, we can ensure you hire the perfect person for your openings.

We pride ourselves on being able to match talent not just to the requirements of the role, but also to the style of the organisation.

 

Meet The Team

The Danos Group

Find you the best talent in the market:

  • 88% of candidates shortlisted are headhunted & were not active in the recruitment market.
  • Offices in London, New York, Hong Kong, & Singapore, with linked functional experts to support global searches.
  • 83% of candidates shortlisted are from minority groups.
  • #1 specialist global provider, for 5 of our largest clients.

Save you time & money:

  • 96% of our permanent placements stayed at their new company for at least 2 years, & a further 48% had an internal promotion.
  • Consistently provide two relevant CV’s within 48 hours of being mandated on a permanent role.
  • In a competitive market 85% of our contractors stay until the end of their assignments.
  • Top candidates, 2:1 ratio of sent CVs to first interview.

Professional & trusted partner:

  • 98% success rate on retained search assignments, over the last 17 years.
  • 55% of our business has been referred in the last 3 years.
  • Interim onsite support within 48 hours, with full compliance & referencing checks completed to tier one financial banking standards.

Holistic Recruitment Solutions

  • Danos Search – Retained Executive Search.
  • Danos Associates – Mid to Senior Level Contingency Search.
  • Danos Consulting – Interim Staffing, & Consultancy Services.

Providing our clients with the best talent within Compliance, Financial Crime, Risk, and Legal.

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Our Experts

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Katherine Lord

Partner, Head of Danos Consulting

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Denis Spearman

Partner, EMEA Head of Compliance & Financial Crime Practice

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Peter Umesi

Associate Partner, EMEA Head of Risk & Analytics

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Penny Parker

Associate Partner, Head of Legal, Danos Consulting

Dominic was referred to me as the best in the business.

I needed to find risk and compliance staff. My experience corroborates precisely that. Thorough, encyclopedic market knowledge and execution orientated.

Hugo van Vredenburch Non Executive Director, TMF Group

Danos Consulting offered an excellent Interim Head of Compliance as a solution whilst undertaking our challenging permanent search mandate.

Danos Consulting really listened to our needs, parachuting in a candidate with the right technical skill set and personality. They really understood the DNA of our business which enabled them to provide support effectively when working to tight onboarding deadlines.

General Counsel, Niche Asset Management Firm

Danos Associates offered much more than simply sourcing candidates. 

They helped frame the scope of the search, giving context as to where we could search for our candidate pool and provided a commercial view of the labour market in this field and what we could expect… The shortlist of candidates we received was of a very high standard. Each candidate had been looked at critically.

Nicola Swann HR Director

Danos Associates spend a lot of time getting to know your team and the culture, which makes it easier when new staff join the business.  

In credit risk often the candidate pools have the same skill sets, however there are elements that the CV miss out. The Danos team work tirelessly to understand the skills levels of all candidates and most importantly, they get us quality candidates we can close and bring on board quickly.

Director of Model, Development Banking