Michael Barrington-Hibbert is the Chief Executive Officer of BHA and oversees the firm’s Financial Services practice. He founded the firm in 2010 having previously worked for Odgers Berndtson the UK’s pre-eminent executive search firm. Michael has an extensive global track record in primary and secondary banking and markets appointments, both on the sell and buy side. Client activity spans the developed markets of EMEA, North America, Asia and the Middle East.
Michael is responsible for key client relationships for BHA, operating at Board and Global Management Committee level. Clients include Global Investment Banks, Insurance Companies, Asset Managers, Hedge Funds, Family Offices & Private Equity Firms.
Michael graduated from the University of New York with a dual degree in Business and Strategic Leadership before joining Morgan Stanley in New York. Five years later, in 2005, he moved to London where he began his headhunting career.
A proud REACH national role model, Michael represents the Government-backed REACH programme; an initiative to raise the aspirations and achievements of young black men. His hard work and deserved success was recognised in the PowerList 2010, sponsored by JP Morgan and Thomson Reuters, a comprehensive compendium of the most influential black people in Britain today. Additionally in September 2014 Michael was announced as one of the finalists in the Black British Business Awards in the Virgin Money Entrepreneur of the Year category. This prestigious award recognises entrepreneurs across the UK who represent the very best of business success. Michael has also worked hard on community projects and with a number of charities; he is a mentor for The Amos Bursary which is committed to assisting academically able British young men of African and Caribbean descent and he is also on the Board of Trustees for the Joanna Simpson Foundation, a charity dedicated to transforming the care, support and protection of children affected by domestic abuse and homicide.
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