Martin Phillips

Partner | London

Martin is a Founding Partner and is currently responsible for Leathwaite’s Executive Interim business. He is the key relationship lead in EMEA for private equity, credit funds and alternative asset management clients.

He has over 20 years of experience placing high profile CIOs across some of the world’s leading financial services institutions. His main areas of client focus are investment banking, asset/wealth management, blockchain, brokerages, clearing houses, exchanges, fintech, hedge funds, private equity and credit funds.

Previously, Martin oversaw Leathwaite’s New York office, whilst being jointly responsible, with Neil Ejje, for the Executive Search, Executive Interim and Market Intelligence teams. Prior to this, he ran the Technology practice for Leathwaite for 15 years, where his team executed high profile CIO and senior Technology mandates for some of the world’s leading financial services institutions.

Before joining Leathwaite, Martin worked at Armstrong International, where he built its Technology practice, specialising in the banking and finance sectors. Prior to his time at Armstrong, he led the Technology practice for Robert Walters. Martin began his career at Kleinwort Benson where he worked for a few years as a Portfolio Manager.