Our team of headhunters located in London is led by

Peter Istead, Managing Director

Peter has been managing director of Hudson in the UK since May 2014. During his time at Hudson he has led a transformation of the business, launching an executive search division and investing in talent consulting capabilities to offer clients end-to-end talent solutions. Prior to joining Hudson, Peter spent 22 years in recruitment, occupying a number of senior management roles.

Jean-François Monteil, Managing Director | Banking & City

Jean François runs Morgan Philips Banking & City globally out of Paris and London. He provides HR/Strategic Advice as well as Recruitment and Carreer Management assistance to organizations and decision makers based in the EMEA Region. His professional experience includes 18 years of successful track-record in handling international executive search assignments. He has dealt with searches in over 15 countries and executed numerous "C” level mandates (CEO/COO/CFO/CAO/CRO/CIO/Sales/Marketing/Communications/Tax, Legal & Compliance/Human Resources/Controlling/Risk Management/ALM/Finance/M&A/Corporate Development) in a variety of economic sectors majoring in Financial Services, Asset & Wealth Management,  Private Banking & Private Equity.

Jean-François started his career In Banking & Asset Management and moved to Executive Search in London with the City based boutique ARMSTRONG International. Since then, he has held several practice and geographic management positions with Global Executive Search firms. Jean-François has lived and worked in the UK , France, Luxembourg, Switzerland and South America. He holds a Graduate Degree in Political Science from SCIENCES PO (Strasbourg) and a Masters Degree from the LONDON SCHOOL of ECONOMICS.



Successful recent assignments
  • Head of Private Banking UK
  • Investment Director Private Equity
  • CEO Private Bank
  • CEO Asset Management
  • CIO International Private Banking
  • M&A Director
  • Senior Communications & Marketing Officer
  • Deputy Head of Capital Markets
  • Global Head of Legal
  • Head of HR Europe

In United Kingdom, our headhunting company is specialized in the following areas: