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Nicholas Strachan-Farmakidis

Hedge Fund / PE Headhunter

Nicholas joined Carnegie Consulting in February 2024, bringing a rich tapestry of international recruitment expertise from his seven years in Hong Kong and extensive experience across global financial hubs including London

Nicholas joined Carnegie Consulting in February 2024, bringing a rich tapestry of
international recruitment expertise from his seven years in Hong Kong and extensive
experience across global financial hubs including London, Malaysia, Singapore, and
Chicago. Specialising in Hedge Fund and Private Equity recruitment, Nicholas has a
commendable track record with over 12 years in the field.


In 2017, Nicholas founded Strachan Clark, a highly successful buy-side recruitment firm
in Hong Kong. Over the years, he has achieved an impressive milestone of over 400
placements across more than 150 prestigious Hedge Funds, Crypto, and Private Equity
firms, leveraging his deep market knowledge and robust network.


Nicholas is renowned for his dynamic recruitment strategies and unmatched speed in
market adaptation. His enthusiasm for the Alternative Funds sector is matched by his
deep understanding of the intricacies of Front Office, Middle Office Operations, and
various specialised areas. His commitment to excellence is evident in his detailed
approach to client and candidate relations, ensuring a thorough understanding of
company cultures and candidate aspirations which enhances both recruitment success
and retention rates.


Areas of Specialisation:
Front Office: Execution Traders, Investment Analysts, Portfolio Managers, and Investor
Relations.
Middle Office Operations: Including roles from Operational Analysts to COO levels.
Outside of his professional life, Nicholas is a passionate powerlifter and an avid traveller,
having explored 78 countries. His entrepreneurial spirit extends into real estate,
underscoring his broad commercial mindset.

At Carnegie, under the mentorship of founder Guy Steel, Nicholas is poised to
significantly advance our penetration into the rapidly evolving world of Alternative
Funds, bringing top-tier talent to forefront industry players.

Get in touch with Nicholas

Phone:

0203 427 5663