Ed Chamberlain, Director

Specialist focus: Private Equity

Ed is a Private Equity specialist. He deals with a focused, non-conflicted client-base, ranging from large institutional funds to specialist Venture Capital investors. Ed started his Executive Search career in 2002 and was a founding member of Investigo (a Virgin fast-track business), which grew from a team of 4 to, currently over 200 people, before its sale. He helped establish another search firm in 2006 – One Search – before identifying a gap in the market and setting up Altus Partners in 2009. Ed is also a co-founder and major shareholder of the specialist recruitment firm C&C Search.

Charles Morrison, Associate Director

Specialist focus: Asset Management & Hedge Funds

Since moving from fund management to Executive Search, Charles has completed numerous mandates for a range of Hedge Funds and Asset Managers across Europe. Charles was a founding member of the debt fund Beechbrook Capital, where he held a key role in raising their first institutional fund. He subsequently left to join Altus Partners in 2012 and has developed an enviable portfolio of fund managers. 

Arfan Akhtar, Associate Director
Specialist focus: Distribution & Investor Relations

Arfan leads Altus Partners’ distribution practice, covering Sales, Investor Relations and Communications for a range of fund management companies. Arfan began his career with one of the world’s largest recruitment groups, Randstad. Following this he joined HFG, where he set up the Asset Management desk. After several years with HFG, he moved to Altus in 2016.

Philip Hodson, Associate Director

Specialist focus: Portfolio

Philip is a specialist within the Portfolio practice, focused on searches for senior finance and strategy professionals at Private Equity-backed companies. Philip was previously a Business Manager for Page Executive Search, where he completed numerous mandates for finance professionals in a range of diverse sectors and businesses, having worked his way up from their graduate programme.  

Oliver Noye, Senior Associate 
Specialist focus: Private Equity

Oliver joined Altus Partners in 2012. He rose from Researcher to lead the Research team and was subsequently promoted to Senior Associate, where he has grown and developed an exceptional track-record of delivery. Oliver has specialised in Private Equity since joining Altus Partners and has built an impressive network and client portfolio.  

Jose Retamal, Senior Associate
Specialist focus: Private Equity

Jose has a Bachelor’s in Economics and completed a Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) at BPP. During his studies he interned at Clifford Chance, Taylor Wessing and Delta Executive Search. He joined Altus Partners in 2017 and has since been promoted to Associate.

Dylan Rosser, Associate 
Specialist focus: Portfolio

Dylan is a lead consultant and specialist within the Portfolio practice, focused on searches for senior finance and strategy professionals at Private Equity-backed companies. Dylan was previously a financial services’ specialist Consultant for the Eximius Group, and then prior to that worked for the Henlow Recruitment Group. 

Mumta Patel, Associate 
Specialist focus
: Fund Finance and Operations


Mumta is a Chemistry graduate from the University of Queen Mary. During her studies she also interned at Deloitte. Mumta joined Altus Partners in 2018 as a member of the Research team.

 Elizabeth Roper-Curzon, Executive

Specialist focus: Distribution & Investor Relations

Elizabeth is a graduate from The University of St Andrews with a Bachelor’s in International Relations. Upon graduation Elizabeth joined Odin Partners, which focusses on Fixed Income search, and assisted on a variety of mandates in G10 Fixed Income Sales. Elizabeth joined Altus Partners in 2018. 

Benjamin Flowers, Executive

Specialist focus: Portfolio

Ben joined Altus Partners in 2018 as a recent Management graduate from the University of Leeds. During his studies he interned at Audi, working across several divisions. Ben now supports a range of Altus Partners mandates within the research team.

Sophie Wood, Brand & Events Director

Sophie has been with the firm for several years and studied Buying at University. Since moving from Buying to Events, Sophie has managed numerous industry led round tables and events for Altus Partners. Sophie has been instrumental in bringing together leading experts in the financial space for shared networking and learning opportunities both for Altus Partners and our sister company C&C Search for which she was a founding Partner.


Charlotte Hopwood (ACMA), Group Financial Controller

Charlotte is Financial Controller for the Altus Partners and C&C Search group of companies. She joined Altus from Appsumer a tech start-up and prior to that spent 10 years with Sony Music and Sony Pictures, leading finance for various sub-brands of those companies. Charlotte is a qualified accountant and member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants. 


Amy Robson, Office Manager and PA to Ed Chamberlain


Sheridan Tyrell, Team Assistant