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excellence

From Classroom
to Boardroom

Most recruiters need to search to find you the right talent. We’ve already got it. Welcome to the leading professional services and finance recruitment agency with a different approach.

Our industry-leading Classroom to Boardroom recruitment model connects us with incredible talent, from the brightest students and graduates to the innovative leaders of top-tier companies.

We nurture the most promising talent and align people with finance and professional service roles where they can thrive, supporting individuals along their career journeys.

We’re renowned for creating long-term client partnerships that benefit from our maturing network of experienced talent and shared insights, solving problems and celebrating successes together over many years.

Our sectors

  • CFO and Senior Finance
  • Corporate Finance and M&A
  • Credit
  • Early Careers
  • Equities and Multi-Asset
  • Finance into Funds
  • Investor Relations and Distribution
  • Private Equity
  • Real Assets
  • Strategy and Corporate Development

CFO and Senior Finance

Our tailored CFO and senior finance appointments drive investor-backed value-creation plans. We provide holistic talent solutions delivered by united permanent and interim teams.

Corporate Finance and M&A

We work with both integrated and independent investment banks, connecting financial institutions and corporations with the best corporate finance talent in the industry.

Credit

Powering careers in Credit, Advisory and Legal finance from Associate level all the way through to Managing Director.

Early Careers

We help young, ambitious graduates and students land their first roles in leading companies and ensure our clients get the best new promising talent for their teams.

Equities and Multi-Asset

Matching exceptional Equities professionals, ready for their next career move, from promising graduate analysts looking for their first buy-side seat to high-performing leaders.

Finance into Funds

Uncovering the right Finance professionals to make your fund teams truly exceptional.

Investor Relations and Distribution

We place analysts into their first investor relations roles and find the next career step for experienced IR and fundraising professionals.

Private Equity

Our Private Equity specialists support our fund clients in engaging world-class talent, ensuring they can scale and diversify their teams with confidence.

Real Assets

Our Real Assets recruitment team understand how to find exceptional people to build outstanding teams.

Strategy and Corporate Development

We place current and former Strategy Consultants and M&A professionals into private equity-backed and listed businesses.

Our services

We offer a range of recruitment services, from short-term solutions to long-term future planning. Every service we provide is customised to match needs, goals, and plans seamlessly.

  • Permanent solutions
  • Interim solutions
  • Executive solutions and succession planning
  • Retained solutions
  • Benchmarking, industry reports, and market mapping

Permanent solutions

Navigating industry changes with long-term recruitment solutions, helping you build exceptional teams for the future.

Interim solutions

Bridge your immediate talent gaps with our swift and reliable interim solutions, ensuring your business never misses a beat.

Executive solutions and succession planning

Planning for your business's future with executive search and succession planning for your long-term business goals.

Retained solutions

Lasting partnerships that provide continuous recruitment support, access to elite talent, and strategic insights.

Benchmarking, industry reports, and market mapping

Actional market insights and benchmarking to empower your talent strategy with precision and insight.

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Our credentials

32

Countries placed in

Our global teams work beyond borders, placing talent and building teams wherever needed in the world.

7000+

Candidates placed

Since 2012 we have been successfully placing candidates into their ideal roles, supporting our clients across multiple regions.

83

Expert consultants

Located in four of the world’s most diverse and vibrant cities, our growing teams of global experts are on hand to provide you with leading recruitment support.

1100+

Partnering clients

We are proud to be the long-term trusted advisor for our clients, setting the gold standard in recruitment by challenging traditional hiring methods and championing innovation.

Hear it from our clients

"Dartmouth not only acted as an expert sounding board for me to evolve our thinking on exactly what our team needs, they went above and beyond to find exceptional talent within IR that precisely met these needs holistically, taking into account cultural fit, attitude, experience and technical capabilities….I couldn’t recommend working with them more to build out your IR team."

Senior Associate

Specialist PE platform

"Dartmouth takes the time to get to know you, your firm, and the fundamentals of what sets you apart. They place a high value on understanding your culture and people and this has been proven through the successful onboarding of multiple high calibre placements on our team."

Co-Founder

Mid-Market Private Equity firm

"I've used Dartmouth for most of my career moves to date, including law to bulge bracket bank then to boutique specialist tech M&A firm. I now use the team to source Analysts. I'd wholeheartedly recommend them, whichever side of the recruitment process you're on."

Director

Investment Bank

"Dartmouth provided a strong and efficient service from start to finish, making the whole process slick and they got the interim role up and running in an efficient manner."

Interim CFO

Data Management Consultancy

Need some
clarity?

Which industries do you recruit for?

We specialise in multiple sectors, with a primary focus on the financial and professional services industry, recruiting at all levels, from graduate to senior roles. We partner with clients across the following industries:

Why do I need a recruiter?

Changing careers, onboarding a new hire, or building out a team are time-consuming processes that can often involve a lot of administrative and moving components. Instead of spending hours searching for the perfect role or employee, we do the work for you. We take the stress and challenges out of recruitment and guide you through the entire process with our market-leading expertise. We have an extensive global network of sought-after candidates and industry-leading clients to connect exceptional people with unique opportunities.

What is your process?

Candidates

  • Send in your CV or apply for one of our roles. Or we’ll find you through our network and invite you to apply.
  • You’ll meet with one of our specialist consultants. We want to know you, so we take time to understand your goals, skills and potential.
  • If you’re suitable for a role, we’ll put you forward, occasionally conducting a range of skills and psychometric tests depending on the client’s needs.
  • We arrange the interviews and help you prepare with briefings. We’ll provide detailed feedback after every stage in the process.
  • We negotiate your offer and check in during onboarding and once you’ve settled.
  • We’re always on hand with market insights and advice. We support you through your current role and are there for you when the time comes for a new one.

Clients

  • Our global network of candidates enables us to find the right fit for every role, from entry-level to senior leadership.
  • We carry out a demanding pre-screening process on all candidates, conducting technical and competency-based tests to suit your needs and the role requirements.
  • We take the time to understand our clients’ challenges, working in partnership to devise a search and selection process that addresses these and provides a clear route to the most rewarding solution.

What is the Classroom to Boardroom model?

Our Classroom to Boardroom recruitment model is our industry-unique approach to supporting talented students through their careers to leadership positions. We partner with leading global universities and screen over 40,000 CVs each year to place the top talent into apprenticeships, internships and graduate roles. We work with these candidates throughout their careers, helping them to navigate obstacles and providing them with guidance and resources for every stage of their career path, eventually becoming part of our valued client network.

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Get in touch

Ready for that
exceptional role?

Whatever your next career move, we’re here to guide you through every stage, from application to interview, negotiation and beyond. Let’s find your next exciting opportunity.

Ready for that exceptional candidate?

Building the right team takes more than just searching. It requires market intelligence and a trusted network of partnerships. Our recruitment experts will help you find the best talent to drive your business forward.

Let’s talk

Want to speak with us? Whatever your challenge or ambition, talk to one of our team members, and let’s find the right way forward.