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Risk & Compliance

Cobalt’s Risk & Compliance Team is working with experienced professionals within Asset Management, Corporate & Investment Banking, Private Equity and Global Markets, across Compliance, ALM, Credit, Market and Operational Risk.  As an international search firm, we have global reach combined with specialist consultants who have extremely strong relationships and track records developed with leading financial institutions across the GCC and wider MENA region. 

Our Risk & Compliance Team works alongside and is complemented by specialists focusing on the front office areas within Equity/Principal Investment, Investment Banking, Corporate & Structured Finance and Asset Management.  As a result Cobalt can claim a deep understanding and extensive capability within the most sophisticated and specialist area of financial services.

The seniority of our focus and the very international nature of the Risk & Compliance industry means that Cobalt utilises the very best in executive search methodologies, supported by the latest technology, and information across a global database.  We offer bespoke solutions that are designed to suit the unique and individual nature of our clients and the specifics of each requirement.  As a result, our track record is impressive at all levels and includes a multitude of Chief Risk Officer and Chief Compliance Officer placements in addition to entire team moves and mid-level specialist hires.  We don’t just find talent, we also help our clients develop their recruitment plans to ensure that these are achievable in what is a highly competitive global marketplace.

Cobalt’s areas of expertise include:

  • Group CRO and Group CCO
  • Head of Credit Risk
  • Head of Market Risk
  • Head of Operational Risk
  • ERM Specialist
  • Credit Approvals
  • Traded Credit Risk
  • Head of Compliance
  • Compliance Manager
  • Compliance and ALM Sanctions Officer

Whether you are an organisation looking to acquire the very best talent in the above areas, or an individual looking to make the next step in your career, Cobalt will assess your needs and act in an effective, professional and efficient manner to meet them.


Our global clients

  • ACO
  • Akelius
  • Berkeley
  • BNP
  • Capital Real Estate
  • CBRE
  • Cording
  • Cuesko
  • Cushman & Wakefield
  • The Crown Estate
  • DBK
  • Deutsche Annington
  • Footasylum
  • Gazeley
  • Generali
  • Grainger
  • Great Portland Estates
  • Grosvenor
  • Hammerson
  • Knight Frank
  • Lands Improvement
  • Newship
  • Optic
  • Peel Outlets
  • Savills
  • William Hill