Sophie Esch and Simon Hegarty worked together at one of London’s leading financial services search firms before joining forces to establish EH Partners.
Between them they have more than thirty years of executive search experience, alongside a comprehensive knowledge of the alternative assets space and investment banking.
Every search taken on by EH Partners will have the support of a dedicated researcher.
Sophie has over thirteen years of executive search and recruitment experience.
She has recruited at all levels within both private equity and hedge funds, and has built entire teams for a number of clients. Sophie has worked extensively for high profile LBO funds, LPs, mid-market and venture capital funds, alongside all manner of hedge fund, with multiple placements in most of her clients. Sophie read Political Science at the University of Manchester and has a Masters in Commerce from the University of Sydney. She speaks fluent French and has recruited throughout Western Europe.
Simon has over twenty years of executive search experience within alternative assets and financial services.
Prior to entering the executive search world, he trained as an accountant with PricewaterhouseCoopers. Simon is a highly experienced consultant, with a wide-ranging network of contacts. He has recruited extensively for all manner of private equity fund including large-scale LBO groups, mid-market funds and LPs. Simon was an equity shareholder of his previous employer and a member of the management team that took the firm through an MBO. He read Psychology at the University of Bristol.