Tom Hughes

Tom Hughes

Director, Europe Leadership & Governance

Tom joins Space Executive to drive the businesses UK and European growth in line with the extensive global reach and clientele already established across the Asia Pacific region.

Tom has seven years of dedicated executive search experience covering Financial Services Governance positions including; internal audit, risk management, compliance, financial crime and legal.

Tom has been fortunate to develop new geographical coverage alongside leading specialists in the financial services recruitment environment, including expertise in recruiting senior level professionals working in Switzerland, Germany and France as well as assignments across the BeNeLux region. His clients are regularly identified as leaders and pioneers across the Private Banking & Wealth Management industries, as well as top tier Investment Banks.

Tom is a self-described petrolhead enjoying his downtime buried in anything with two or four wheels.

Clients and candidates recognise Tom for his in-depth and thorough understanding of key regulatory developments and demands faced by his clients. He takes great pride in understanding new tools and technologies entering the world of governance and aims to utilise his skillset to find the best subject-matter experts to support enhancements across the governance community. 

Focus on hiring Governance roles across Financial Services and Professional Services.  Typical mandates will require candidates that have been educated and trained through the top Management consulting practices or within top tier banking or insurance firms. Roles hired include audit, risk, compliance or legal disciplines predominantly in support of investment banking and private banking clientele in Europe.