verb (used without object)
to inquire, investigate, examine, or seek; conduct an examination or investigation.
Executive search (informally called headhunting) is a specialised recruitment service which organisations pay to seek out and recruit highly qualified candidates typically for (but not limited to) senior-level and executive roles.


the faculty of understanding.
knowledge of an event, circumstance, etc., received or imparted; news; information.
the gathering or distribution of information, especially secret information.

Thought Leadership

/θɔːt/ /ˈliːdəʃɪp/
Intellectual influence; innovative or pioneering thinking.
thought leadership can refer to an individual or firm that is recognised as an authority in a specialised field and whose expertise is sought and often rewarded.

Thank you for stopping by.

I hope the following pages will give you a flavour of our firm and, with that, our edge when it comes to talent search and competitive intelligence. We are inch-wide but a mile deep in the physical commodities sphere. This was an expedition we started years before any super cycles hit our markets. I hope you will be intrigued by our long history, comforted by our strategic approach and convinced by our compelling track record.

I hope you will grasp some of our company DNA and get a sense of our passion for what we do. I know that there are many reasons for selecting a search partner, I hope you will find some of them here.

Jakob Bloch

Disciplined Process

Market Connectivity

Trusted Position

Exceptional Client Base

Rapid Execution


Born in Soho London in 1977


We specialise in search and provision of talent insights across the physical commodity sectors.

We are trusted advisors to a small and exceptional client base. As external talent partners we help our clients get better visibility of the relevant talent pools globally. We proactively track and identify and secure the best people for our partners – our clients.

With our obsession for talent analytics we have built up many years of data by tracking every move, promotion, succession, relocation and retirement. This unique insight, combined with frequent opinion polls and notes from thousands of researcher phone calls, gives our client base an alternative edge in this competitive landscape.

Talent changes tracked

Monthly reads of our talent insights

Coffees drunk annually by our team

Ultra marathons completed for charity



Live tracking
of current searches