Global Management Team

Our partners have the experience and capability to build lasting partnerships.
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Simon Crick

Managing Partner, Commodities

Simon is the Managing Partner of the firm and is responsible for the strategic growth and direction of the business. Throughout his career, he has successfully built and lead teams at some of the best Boutique Executive Search firms in The City. He holds extensive experience in completing senior mandates across Front, Middle and Back Office functions within FICC, Investment Banking and Physical Commodity markets.

Before founding Encore Search, he set up and ran the Commodity business for The Omerta Group and prior to this, Armstrong International. He began his career at Human Capital in 2003 where he joined the business in its infancy and helped to establish a foot hold in the Physical Oil and Freight markets.

Simon has a BA Honours Degree in Business Management from The Newcastle Business School, Northumbria.

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Jamie Baldwin

Partner, Commodities

Jamie is a Partner in the firm with over 10 years’ experience in Executive Search, and has executed senior level mandates in EMEA, New York and Asia. His expertise extends to all Front Office roles, including Sales, Structuring, Trading, Origination, Analytics and Research. During his career he has covered all assets within the Commodity space and his clients have included Investment Banks,Hedge Funds, Oil Majors, Utilities, Trading Houses and Private Equity Firms.

Prior to Encore Search Jamie worked for two other Global Boutique Search Firms, executing mandates in both the Physical and Derivative Commodity Markets.

Jamie began his career Trading STIR markets on EUREX and Brent Crude Oil Futures on ICE for Schneider Trading Associates.

Jamie has a BA Honours Degree in Business from Bristol University, West England.

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Nigel Forman

Partner, Equities

Nigel is a Partner of the firm and Head of the Equities practice for Encore Search. With over ten years’ experience in Executive Search, working at two top tier search firms, Nigel has overseen and executed mandates encompassing the breadth of the Global Equity business.

Prior to his Executive Search career, Nigel spent 18 years in Investment Banking including over eleven years at Goldman Sachs, where he was latterly Head of the EMEA Pan Asia and Emerging Markets Sales Trading desk. In 2001 he moved to Hong Kong with UBS to oversee the Hedge Fund Sales Trading Platform across all the Asian markets, subsequently running the EMEA Pacific Rim Sales Trading and Flow Distribution business.

Nigel graduated with a BA Honours Degree in History before starting his career within the Private Wealth Management Division of Smith New Court.

simon crick encore

Simon Crick

Managing Partner, Commodities

Simon is the Managing Partner of the firm and is responsible for the strategic growth and direction of the business. Throughout his career, he has successfully built and lead teams at some of the best Boutique Executive Search firms in The City. He holds extensive experience in completing senior mandates across Front, Middle and Back Office functions within FICC, Investment Banking and Physical Commodity markets.

Before founding Encore Search, he set up and ran the Commodity business for The Omerta Group and prior to this, Armstrong International. He began his career at Human Capital in 2003 where he joined the business in its infancy and helped to establish a foot hold in the Physical Oil and Freight markets.

Simon has a BA Honours Degree in Business Management from The Newcastle Business School, Northumbria.

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Jamie Baldwin

Partner, Commodities

Jamie is a Partner in the firm with over 10 years’ experience in Executive Search, and has executed senior level mandates in EMEA, New York and Asia. His expertise extends to all Front Office roles, including Sales, Structuring, Trading, Origination, Analytics and Research. During his career he has covered all assets within the Commodity space and his clients have included Investment Banks,Hedge Funds, Oil Majors, Utilities, Trading Houses and Private Equity Firms.

Prior to Encore Search Jamie worked for two other Global Boutique Search Firms, executing mandates in both the Physical and Derivative Commodity Markets.

Jamie began his career Trading STIR markets on EUREX and Brent Crude Oil Futures on ICE for Schneider Trading Associates.

Jamie has a BA Honours Degree in Business from Bristol University, West England.

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Nigel Forman

Partner, Equities

Nigel is a Partner of the firm and Head of the Equities practice for Encore Search. With over ten years’ experience in Executive Search, working at two top tier search firms, Nigel has overseen and executed mandates encompassing the breadth of the Global Equity business.

Prior to his Executive Search career, Nigel spent 18 years in Investment Banking including over eleven years at Goldman Sachs, where he was latterly Head of the EMEA Pan Asia and Emerging Markets Sales Trading desk. In 2001 he moved to Hong Kong with UBS to oversee the Hedge Fund Sales Trading Platform across all the Asian markets, subsequently running the EMEA Pacific Rim Sales Trading and Flow Distribution business.

Nigel graduated with a BA Honours Degree in History before starting his career within the Private Wealth Management Division of Smith New Court.

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