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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.

Lara Pysden

Maven's flat structure and open culture is something I really appreciate. It creates an opportunity for everyone to openly exchange ideas, learn from one another, and contribute to shaping our company’s trajectory."

Lara Pysden

Consultant, Investment Banking
Chinello Nwakwesi

I think Maven Search is a fantastic place to work. The culture is collaborative, communicative and friendly."

Chinello Nwakwesi

Associate, Investment Banking
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
Lara Pysden

Lara Pysden

Consultant, Investment Banking

Lara joined Maven as an Associate in 2019 and since then she has led and executed several senior searches for a variety of sectors across the Global Investment Banking business. She is now a key member of Maven’s Investment Banking business, leading searches with our biggest institutional clients.


Passionate about our planet and social equality, Lara also leads Sustainability and Social Impact at Maven, driving our commitment to sustainable business development as well as building our CSR initiatives. Pre-Maven, she was an independent consultant working across high profile awards shows and corporate functions.


Lara attained a first-class BA in Geography from The University of Oxford, where she rowed for the Oxford University Women’s Boat Club. Active across music, when she's not song writing, playing guitar or DJ'ing out of hours, Lara also spends her time supporting charities, including Awards for Young Musicians.

Chinello Nwakwesi

Chinello Nwakwesi

Associate, Investment Banking

Chinello joined Maven in 2020, with a primary focus on the Investment Banking space in both EMEA and the Americas. Prior to Maven, Chinello started her career at a boutique recruitment firm, successfully executing a wide variety of mandates across Financial Services and Law.

Originally from Toronto, Chinello earned her BA (Hons) in Law and Business at Carleton University in Canada before crossing the pond to study for the LLB at City University in London. Away from work, Chinello loves sport and can often be found hunkering down to watch the Big Game – whether it's basketball or gridiron.

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.

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