Haworth Lloyd is a boutique Executive Search and Advisory company that focuses on the Alternatives Investment Industry, founded in 2005.

Client types:

  • Credit Hedge Funds and Asset Managers – High Yield and Leveraged Loans/Performing Credit, Distressed Debt/Special Situations, Structured Credit, Direct Lending, Non-Performing Loans, Real Estate Debt and Equity.
  • Equity long/short funds, Activist, Event-driven
  • Private Equity funds (from large to small cap), Growth Equity Funds and Venture Capital funds

Mandate type:

  • Investment Staff: Associate to Partner level
  • Distribution: Capital Raising/Marketing/Sales


Predominantly London based, though occasionally mandates are taken on in other European, US and Asian global financial centres.


Gareth Lewys-Lloyd is an Economics and Politics graduate from the University of Bristol. He started his career as a bond trader before moving into Executive Search. He has recruited for Alternative Investment firms since 2003. Outside of work, he is an enthusiastic sportsman – formerly rugby, now just as a supporter, golf (especially links), various water and mountain sports – and father to two young children.

Company mantra:

  • Work hard to know your markets
  • Treat people as you would like to be treated, with honesty and decency

Result: Repeat business and referral business ratios will be high.