Joe Thomas

Joe Thomas
+44 (0)203 5101 434

Joe is the managing director of Wheatsearch and leads the Infrastructure practice globally. Over the past 20 years he has become an established market leader and developed a comprehensive understanding of the supporting and controlling functions within the investment banking, asset management and transaction services communities.

He leads search assignments in Operations, Middle Office, Product Control, Risk, Compliance & Legal and Technology, across asset classes and business divisions. These have included Global and Regional management roles, Run-the-Bank and Change, from MD to VP/AD level.

Geographically Joe has completed searches throughout the European marketplace (UK, Switzerland, Netherlands, France, Luxembourg, Ireland), in the US, Hong Kong and Singapore. He spearheaded Wheatsearch's expansion into Asia with the establishment of the office in Hong Kong in 2011.

Examples of work

Global Head of Derivatives Operations
Global Investment Bank

Global Head of Product Development
Universal Bank

Global Head of Operations Change
Global Investment Bank

Global Head of Clearing and Settlement
Global Investment Bank

Global Head of Client Onboarding
Global Investment Bank

Global Head of Trade Operations
Transaction Services Business of Universal Bank

Structured Credit Middle Office
European Investment Bank

Head of Offshoring
Global Investment Bank

Head of Product, OTC Clearing
Universal Bank

Global Asset Manager

Head of Legal & Compliance
Independent Advisory Firm

Head of Risk and Compliance
International Asset Manager