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Our Financial Services practice works with a number of Global and European investment banks, retail banks, advisory boutiques, accounting and law firms, investment funds and asset managers.

We have retained and exclusive Financial Services clients and focus the following:

  • Investment Banking, including M&A, ECM & corporate finance (including sector coverage)
  • Private Equity & Alternative Investments
  • DCM, Debt Advisory & Restructuring
  • Tax Structured Finance and Structured Products
  • Tax, Compliance, Risk and Regulation
  • Emerging Markets - Investment Banking, Private Equity
  • Asset Management

We are also able to offer our clients additional bespoke value added products and services including:

  •  Compensation benchmarking studies
  •  Competitor Analysis (team sizes / structures, revenue, profitability)
  •  New market entry studies
  •  Diversity studies


  •     Head of EMEA Compliance – US Bank
  •     Head of Markets Compliance – Global Bank
  •     CF11 Head of Financial Crime – US Bank
  •     Head of EDD – Financial Services
  •     Director, Head of Anti-bribery & Compliancek

We are one of the market leaders in the Compliance & Financial Crime market, with a team of specialists working on senior level mandates across the Financial Services sector globally.

In Compliance we have a long-established relationships across the Financial Service sector including Investment Banking, Private Banking, Asset Management, Hedge Funds, Retail and Corporate Banking.

Our coverage includes:

  • CF10 – Head of Compliance
  • Regulatory Affairs
  • Capital Market Compliance Officers
  • Central / Operations Compliance
  • Control Room
  • Conduct Risk
  • IBD
  • Compliance Officers
  • Monitoring & Surveillance Compliance
  • CF11 – Head of Financial Crime,
  • AML
  • Sanctions
  • Disputes
  • EDD / Business Intelligence / Investigations

If you would like further information or a confidential discussion please contact Toby Danos


  • Global Head of Structured Finance, UK Bank
  • Equity Structured Finance Partner, European Fund
  • Tax Structured Finance Executive Director, US Bank
  • Credit Structuring Director, German Bank
  • US Tax Structured Finance Director, US Bank
  • Equity Structured Finance Director, Asia Bank
  • Tax Structured Finance Director, US Insurance
  • Equity Derivatives Director, US Bank

We have been specialists in the Structured Finance market for a number of years and are considered by our clients as global leaders in this field. Our relationships exist in both the traditional banking market as well the funds and alternative investment market.
We are  focused on the senior end of the market which is typically executed on a retained basis. Our mandates are generally at the Director and Managing Director level across the European, US and Asia market.
The areas of specialism we focus on include:

  • Tax Structured Finance – Equity and Fixed Income
  • Equity Derivatives Structured Finance
  • Strategic Equity Structured Finance
  • Credit Structuring
  • Regulatory Capital Structuring
  • Accounting Structuring  
  • Client Solutions

If you would like further information or a confidential discussion please contact Robert Beck


  • Global Broking House, Head of Tax
  • Alternative Investment House, MD Tax Structured Finance
  • UK Bank, Multiple Mandate , Tax Structuring & Execution Director
  • US Bank, Director Front Office Tax Structuring
  • European Bank, VP Tax Structured Finance
  • US Bank , Tax Business Unit Support Director
  • European Bank, VP Tax Business Unit Support
  • FTSE 100 Insurance Firm, Tax Manager
  • US Bank, VAT Manager

The financial services desk at Integral is widely regarded as the market leader due to the number of high profile, strategically important placements across investment banks, insurance companies, asset managers, private banks, wealth management firms, hedge funds and alternative investment houses. Our reputation is underpinned by our ability to offer recruitment methodologies that our competitors cannot.

We have particular expertise in advising senior tax executives and are regularly retained to source Department Heads, Managing Directors, Executive Directors, Directors, Vice Presidents and Senior Managers.
We regularly conduct projects in the following specialist areas:

  • Front Office Support
  • Corporate Tax Planning
  • Front Office Tax Arbitrage
  • Transfer Pricing
  • Operational Tax
  • International Tax
  • Tax Compliance
  • Indirect Tax

If you would like further information or a confidential discussion please contact Phil Jolley

Toby Danos

Toby Danos

Managing Director

Toby started with Integral Search in 2013 and at the beginning of 2017, became the Managing Director,  assuming overall responsibility for the strategy and direction of the business. He also leads the Legal & Compliance practice, focussing on senior mandates in the UK and International market within the financial and professional services sector. Toby has over 10 years recruitment experience placing professionals in the UK and overseas, including Switzerland, France, Russia and Dubai. Previously he worked as a Partner at a well known specialist Compliance recruiter. He has an enviable record of 100% success rate on all searches he has worked on and having run his own business can apply real commercial experience. Toby has a BSC (Hons) degree from Surrey University from the School of Management studies.

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Robert Beck

Robert Beck

Financial Services

Robert joined Integral in 2006 and is Director of both the in-house Financial Services and Commerce and Industry Tax practice. His own focus has been on senior search mandates across both the UK and international markets, advising on senior level tax and structured finance appointments within the financial services industry. He has accumulated 14 years recruitment experience and has worked for two other well known search and selection recruitment businesses before joining Integral. Robert holds a degree in Valuation and Estate Management studies from Bristol University.

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Phil Jolley

Phil Jolley

Director, Financial Services

Phil joined Integral in January 2012 and focuses on mid to senior level hires within the financial services sectors across the UK and Internationally. He was previously a Manager for a leading global recruitment firm and worked in taxation recruitment across the financial services. Phil has developed a number of key relationships with senior tax professionals across the city with particular expertise in infrastructure tax. Phil holds a degree from the University of Staffordshire.

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