MATTHEW SIMMONS (Founding Partner)

Matthew founded Simmons & Hanbury in 2018. He has advised on executive search and legal consultancy services for many global listed corporations over the last two decades.

Prior to establishing Simmons & Hanbury, Matthew held various senior leadership positions, including head of legal practice and head of legal consulting practice at other global search firms. Over the course of his career he has developed an extensive network of cross-border candidates and clients.

His clients range from Fortune 100 and FTSE-listed companies, to major global law firms and private equity houses. Matthew has in-depth expertise within the financial services sector and has successfully completed search assignments for banks, investment funds, private equity houses and leading law firms. In addition, he has completed numerous assignments for corporations across a range of industries. He also leads a number of high profile general counsel networking events.

Before moving into executive search, Matthew obtained a Master’s degree in Business Management & Marketing at the University of Westminster.

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M: +44 7771 962 691
T: +44 20 3753 5388

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CHARLES COLLINS (Senior Associate)

Charles joined Simmons & Hanbury in 2018. He has a number of years of experience advising on senior search assignments for a range of financial services organisations across the legal, compliance and corporate governance sectors.

Charles specialises in the Private Equity and Debt Finance markets, successfully completing assignments for Tier 1 Investment Banks and a range of Funds. His clients include a range of leading Investment Banks, Funds and Law Firms.

Before moving into executive search, Charles obtained a management degree from Oxford Brookes University.

Charles Collins

M: +44 7453 555 608

T: +44 20 3753 5390

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