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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.

Esongkuo Elombi

Maven is both a fun place to work and a fantastic place to take your career to the next level. We are obsessive about detail, and building meaningful relationships is at the core of everything we do."

Esongkuo Elombi

Associate
Ellie Bartley

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

Ellie Bartley

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
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
Esongkuo Elombi

Esongkuo Elombi

Associate

Esongkuo joined Maven in 2020 and works across the Quant, Technology & Data practice, covering both the Americas and EMEA.

Esongkuo thrives in the data-driven approach at Maven and enjoys building candidate and client relationships in the industry. He graduated with a BA from Cambridge and has an MSc in Political Economy from the LSE.

Sports and music are lifelong passions for Esongkuo and when he’s not playing football or songwriting, he spends his time travelling and hanging out with friends. 

Ellie Bartley

Ellie Bartley

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.

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.

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