Hire the best talent in Global Financial Services.

Are you hiring top talent in Global Financial Services? We've got you covered.

Our experts specialize in Investment Banking, Asset Management, Hedge Funds, Private Banking, and more. We'll help you find what you need.

Our Services


  • We identify and close in on the most qualified talent based on an agreed ideal candidate specification.


  • We provide comprehensive and accurate analysis of the industry professionals in a particular product or region based on client parameters.


  • We generate bespoke reports tailored to individual client requirements.


  • We advise on appropriate compensation levels for the purposes of attracting talent, including annual bonus awards, international relocation, and retention incentives.


  • We provide visibility on resourcing and headcount levels of peer businesses or products including their respective strategies, market share, and performance.

Our Expertise

Investment Banking

Investment Banking (ECM and DCM)
Corporate Finance
IPO Execution
CRO (Type 1, 4, 6, 9)
Compliance (Type 1, 4, 6, 9)
RO 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Senior Management (C-Level)
Equity Derivatives
Fixed Income
Foreign Exchange

Private Equity

Senior Management (C-Level)
PE investment  (MD, D, VP, Associate )
Fund Raising
Legal Counsel
Fund Operations
Corporate Strategy & Development
Supporting Functions

Long-Only Asset Management

Senior Management (C-Level)
Portfolio Managers
Equity Analyst
Fixed Income Analyst
Investment Analyst
Dealing & Execution
Sales and Marketing
Operations and Settlements
RO (1, 4, 9)

Hedge Funds

Senior Management (C-Level)
Portfolio Managers
Long Short, Absolute Return
Multi Strategy
Event Driven
Dealing & Execution
Sales and Marketing
Operations and Settlements

Private Banking

Senior Management (C-Level)
Relationship Managers
Product Specialists
Investment Councillors
In House Portfolio Managers
Business Development

Corporate In House

Corporate Strategic Investment
M&A (MD, CIO, VP, Associate, Analyst)

Our Leadership

Emerald Ji,
Managing Director

Emerald Ji is the Managing Director of Lake Street Executive Search. She is currently heading the financial service team focused on all industry classes, including Investment Banking, Private Banking, Asset Management, Hedge Funds, Private Equity, Insurance, In-House M&A, Corporate Finance and Corporate Strategy.

Previously Ms. Ji had been the Head of the Financial Services Team at Bo-Le, where she had serviced a select group of high profile clients within equity and debts capital markets on both the buy and sellside. She was consistently rated as the top revenue generator in the firm.

Ms. Ji started her Executive Search career with the Hudson Group, where again she had specialize in Financial Services.  She was one of the top performers in the firm and won many awards in particular, Highest Biller in Hudson Asia Pacific Q4 2016, Hudson Star Award Winner (Individual Contributor) Q4 2016, Hudson Star Award Winner (Individual Contributor) Q1 2017. Earlier in her career, she served as an auditor at PWC Hong Kong.

Roger Leader,

Roger Leader is a Director of Lake Street Executive Search, he has over 30 years of experience in Financial Services recruitment, with a successful track record recruiting within investment and private banks, asset management, both long only and hedge funds, insurance companies and other financial institutions.

Mr. Leader started his executive search career with Korn Ferry International in Hong Kong. Thereafter, he joined The Consulting Group, initially based in London, where he spent three years, before returning to Hong Kong to head up the firm's Asia Pacific operations. He later returned to London and founded LFR Search Ltd. He has subsequently returned to Hong Kong and worked with Stones International, Odyssey Capital and the Tardis Group.

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