Ana Maria holds a 1st class degree in International Business and speaks Italian, French, Croatian, and Slovenian. In 2012, she joined BRUIN Financial, the sister company to Ludgate Search, to grow and lead their European Distribution team, focusing specifically on senior assignments in Asset Management, Alternatives and Wealth. In 2017 Ana Maria joined Ludgate Search where she leads senior distribution mandates across Europe including roles based in UK, Nordics, Switzerland, Italy, Benelux, France, Germany & Austria and Spain.
Ana Maria is also Chair of the SMART Working committee of The Diversity Project, a cross industry initiative championing a more inclusive culture within the Savings and Investment profession.
Mathieu holds a Bsc in Political Science and speaks French, Flemish and German. He began his career at a leading insurance organisation in Brussels, with management responsibility for building client relationships, market analysis and regional business development, overseeing a Sales team of 40.
Mathieu has over 5 years of human capital experience, including roles at Nato, and prior to joining Ludgate Search, was a Talent Acquisition Specialist for a global consultancy group, covering the Benelux markets from their Paris headquarters. At Ludgate Search Mathieu is responsible for market mapping and research projects.
Colin is a graduate from St Edmund Hall, Oxford with over 14 years' senior leadership experience in human capital. From 1994 to 2004 Colin, a qualified chartered accountant, worked in Ernst & Young’s London and Cape Town offices, advising entrepreneurial and high growth businesses on a range of strategic financial, M&A, public listings and routine matters, working closely with CEOs, CFOs and Non-Executive Directors throughout.
After advising the recruitment group Imprint on its IPO, Colin joined its board as CFO in 2004 and oversaw its growth from a £0.3m profit business to a 500-person group with turnover of £90m and profits of £12m, before its sale in 2008. In 2010, Colin co-founded The FISER Group and has been instrumental in its growth as a financial services specialist covering executive search, consultancy and contingent recruitment solutions.
Emily holds a BSc in Psychology and has over 16 years of experience in financial services human capital, most notably in retained assignments at senior level. Emily's background is in asset management with a particular focus on distribution and marketing both in the UK and Europe.
Emily is on the board for The FISER Group and as well as responsibility for group diversity and CSR activities, which includes a mentoring role in association with the Social Mobility Foundation, she acts in an advisory capacity to Ludgate Search.