Jason Mort

Jason is Founder and CEO of The Omerta Group, market leader in Global Financial Services Executive Search with offices in New York, London, Hong Kong & Singapore.

He is responsible for key client relationships and overall management of The Omerta Group globally.

Jason has completed a considerable amount of business across the globe for his clients, including significant team moves and investment opportunities. His clients include prominent Sovereign Wealth Funds, Global Investment Banks, Global Asset Management firms, Hedge Funds, Commodity Trading Houses, Family Offices & Private Equity firms.

Prior to his career in Executive Search he worked in Investment Banking, as a Fixed Income Trader.

Jason read Economics and Business Finance at Brunel University.

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Mike Hindley

Mike is a Co-Founder and Managing Partner of the firm and personally responsible for the Capital Markets business at The Omerta Group

He has been in Executive Search since 1999 and has both an extensive track record and client network across the investment bank, hedge fund, brokerage, family office and independent exchange sectors.

With oversight for Fixed Income, Equities, Foreign Exchange and Emerging Markets, he has an extensive placement track record across a wide variety of sectors including sales, trading, structuring, capital raising, research & analytics.

Prior to establishing The Omerta Group in 2002, Mike worked at two leading European Executive Search firms.

Mike read Geography at Northumbria.

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Chris Harrison

Chris is a Partner at The Omerta Group and leads our Advisory, Financing and Alternative Investments capabilities across the EMEA region.

This includes oversight of our investment banking and private side financing and capital markets businesses, as well as our private equity, hedge fund and sovereign wealth fund practice.

Day-to-day Chris has two major areas of focus: advising our hedge fund and private equity clients across global credit and private investing. In this capacity, Chris has conducted numerous mid and senior level assignments placing predominantly investment professionals specialising in corporate distressed, non-performing loans and opportunistic real estate, mezzanine debt investments, specialty and direct lending, public credit and leveraged loans.

In addition, Chris also advises our banking clients across investment grade and sub-investment grade debt capital markets, structured and leveraged finance and restructuring. On the sell-side, Chris has completed a wide range of senior searches in leveraged finance, investment grade syndicate and debt capital markets origination across a wide range of issuers and geographies, securitisation, capital structuring, liability management and derivatives marketing.

With 15 years’ experience of senior level recruiting, Chris’s extensive network and deep understanding of the competitive landscape in Europe has allowed him to complete complex assignments in competitive markets, while establishing Omerta as an increasingly respected firm in the market.

Chris joined The Omerta Group in 2010 having previously worked at Stonehaven and Heidrick & Struggles as a Partner in their respective banking and capital markets practices in London.

Chris read Engineering and Business Studies at Warwick University.


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Jack Simkin

Jack is a Partner at The Omerta Group within the Global Banking and Alternative Investing Practice.

Since joining in 2009, Jack has helped to develop numerous global relationships on behalf of the firm, across both leading investment banks, as well as, private and public investing firms.

His expertise includes advising clients on mid to senior level mandates for; investment banks, sovereign wealth funds, pension funds, private equity, infrastructure and real estate funds, as well as family offices, holding companies and commodity trading houses.

Jack’s portfolio of work has enabled him to develop an extensive network and a deep understanding of the competitive landscape within the areas he focuses on. This has allowed him to complete a substantial number of complex mandates on behalf of our clients across the EMEA region, the Americas, and more recently Asia.

Recent successful mandates which Jack has led include the build of a sovereign wealth fund across asset classes and geographies, the development of a number of nascent and growing private investing funds and family offices, as well as, a number of Managing Director and leadership hires for the firm’s investment banking clients.

In addition to his day-to-day role, Jack has played an important role in mentoring and developing the firm’s Associates and Junior Consultants, in Europe and the Americas.

Prior to joining The Omerta Group, Jack was a founding member of the Investment Banking and Alternative Investing Practice at a leading European Executive Search firm.

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