About Westcott Black
The world’s leading Executive Search firm focussed on Data and Analytics in Capital Markets Fintech
John Burr and George Nice founded Westcott Black Partners with the very simple goal of focusing on a specific part of the Financial Services ecosystem, namely how data and technology were shaping global capital markets . Although operating as one global firm, the Westcott Black team are purposely narrow and deep in focus and as a direct result, bring insights and expertise in our field.
Having run the Financial Services practices at some of the leading global executive search firms , the 2008 GFC gave pause for thought. The movement towards technology and innovation within capital markets was clear and our commitment to this for 15 years, has led Westcott Black to now being trusted advisors to clients across the globe.
The Leadership team
John is Managing Partner of Westcott Black Partners. He began his career in institutional capital markets solutions sales at UBS in London and New York, before moving into executive search with a focus on front office structured product solutions and QIS working across the buy and sell side.
George is Managing Partner of Westcott Black Partners. He started his Executive Search career in Capital Markets, hiring front office professionals across the globe for the world’s leading Investment Banks and Asset Managers.
Our clients include
They took the time to thoroughly assess my skills and experiences, ensuring they were well-aligned with executive-level opportunities. Their expertise in the data and analytics and fintech space enabled them to identify the perfect match for my professional growth. Westcott Black's comprehensive knowledge of global financial markets and their focus on technology and financial services make them exceptional partners in executive-level searches. Their deep understanding of industry trends, emerging technologies, and the specific skill sets sought by employers enables them to provide invaluable insights and guidance.
I am immensely grateful to Westcott Black for their unwavering support, professionalism, and commitment in helping me land the perfect executive-level position for the next step in my career. Their mission to build impactful, sustainable, and diverse leadership teams across financial technology, asset management, and private equity sectors is also truly commendable.
I wholeheartedly recommend Westcott Black to individuals seeking leadership opportunities as well as employers seeking qualified candidates. Westcott Black's expertise and personalized approach make them a reliable and trusted partner in the ever-evolving landscape of the technology, data and financial services industry.
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