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If you're seeking a new challenge in executive search, we can shift your career up a gear.

We're always looking for the right talent to strengthen Maven's expert team.

Partners

As our global business continues to expand, be part of writing the next part of our exciting story as a partner. Please reach out to Will Hannaford for a confidential discussion.

Consultants & product specialists

Experienced consultant or product specialist? If you're interested in joining the team at Maven, contact Rizwaan Ahmed to start a conversation.

Associates

We love to meet dynamic and ambitious individuals wanting to build a brilliant career in executive search. Send your CV with covering letter to Isa Blanco-Bush.

Ellie Bartley

I really like how friendly and collaborative the culture is here. It makes Maven a great environment to learn."

Ellie Bartley

Senior Associate
Rizwaan Ahmed

Maven attracts many talented and hardworking people. We put the team before anything else. It’s a fun place to work where we all strive, together, to achieve the best outcomes for our clients. "

Rizwaan Ahmed

Partner, Investment Banking
Jade Blumenzak

Maven is a great environment to learn and further develop your career. The diversity and collaborative nature of the team makes it a high performing environment to work in, while keeping it fun along the way."

Jade Blumenzak

Consultant
David O'Connor

Everyone at Maven has bought into a shared understanding that strong culture is not optional. Maven navigates growth creatively, embraces change enthusiastically and consistently challenges its own conceptualization of what executive search can be."

David O'Connor

Consultant
Ellie Bartley

Ellie Bartley

Senior Associate

Having joined Maven in London, Ellie works across the investment banking and global Markets practices, covering both the Americas and EMEA.   

She enjoys the consultative and data-driven approach that Maven takes to building candidate and client relationships. Whilst studying History at the University of Oxford, Ellie took on the role of Women’s Officer, which involved organising and hosting events to celebrate and advance discussions on gender equality. 

Away from work, Ellie enjoys playing netball and participating in local park runs. 

Rizwaan Ahmed

Rizwaan Ahmed

Partner, Investment Banking

Since joining Maven Search in 2011 Rizwaan has played an important role in driving the firm's growth across investment banking, global markets and private equity. He now spends most of his time developing some of our key relationships across Investment Banking with a particular focus on the Americas and Europe. 

Rizwaan holds a Bachelor's degree in Business Management & Economics from Queen Mary University of London. A one-time international cricketer and keen traveller, with a special affection for holidays in Antalya, he is a big sports fan, as well as a devoted father.

Jade Blumenzak

Jade Blumenzak

Consultant

Jade joined Maven as a Consultant in November 2022 as part of the Quantitative Finance, Technology & Data team, where she focuses on projects across Infrastructure & Site Reliability Engineering. With over six years’ experience in the industry, Jade started her career at a boutique executive search firm, where she was responsible for placing senior-level executives in the Commodities Trading space for buy-side Financial Services clients.

Prior to joining Maven, Jade was responsible for developing the executive search arm at a boutique search firm, focusing on senior Technology appointments within Financial Services. As a true foodie, she usually spends her free time trying out new restaurants around London or finding new recipes to make. 

Jade holds a Bachelor’s degree in Culture, Politics & International Business Diplomacy from the University of Georgetown.

David O'Connor

David O'Connor

Consultant

David joined Maven’s Investment Management team in New York having had a six-year track record in investment management and commodity trading executive search. David’s body of work includes successful placements across energy trading leadership, deal origination, weather research and quantitative market analytics, working with clients in Singapore, Houston, New York, and London. He enjoys learning about niche markets and going in-depth with clients and candidates about where they find esoteric sources of alpha.

Having a dual degree in Economics and Liberal Studies from the University of Notre Dame, he considers himself a lifelong student and welcomes inbound conversations about trading, college football, or your favourite summer read.

In his free time, you can find David playing pickup basketball, golfing, or binging audiobooks on walks around Central Park.

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