We are a networking and headhunting-driven search firm that focus on Alternative Investments. We partner with many of the world’s leading Investment Managers, Private Equity Firms and Investment Banks and help them to hire the best talent within our specialised verticals.

We take pride in building relationships with our clients and candidates, offering advice with the long-term perspective in mind. We believe in a pragmatic approach to recruitment and work with honesty, integrity and complete confidentiality at all times. Our consultants have over fifteen years of headhunting and search experience and come with credibility and industry knowledge. Their ability to form strong relationships and deliver with confidence is why our clients continue to use us.

We are a London based search firm with a strong track record of completing assignments across the globe. We have successfully completed assignments in London, New York, Hong Kong, Singapore, Paris, Frankfurt, Munich, Luxembourg, Madrid, Abu Dhabi and Sydney.


Stem7 Executive Search focuses on mandates from Analyst to Managing Director level within the following areas:

Infrastructure & Energy

Energy & Infrastructure Private Equity
Renewables & Clean Tech Investment
Infrastructure Debt
Power, Utilities & Infrastructure M&A
Project Finance
Asset & Portfolio Management
Fundraising & Investor Relations

Real Estate

Real Estate Private Equity
Fund Management
Real Estate Debt
Investment Research & Strategy
Real Estate M&A
Real Estate Finance
Asset & Portfolio Management
Fundraising & Investor Relations

Debt & Credit

Private Debt & Private Credit
Debt Advisory
Leveraged Finance
Debt Capital Markets
Direct Lending
Special Situations
Capital Structuring
Credit Research
Structured Finance
Fundraising & Investor Relations

Private Equity & Ventures

Direct Private Equity
Growth Capital
Primaries, Secondaries & Co-Investments
Asset & Portfolio Management
Fundraising & Investor Relations

ESG & Impact Investments

Sustainable Finance
Impact & Responsible Investments
ESG Advisory
ESG Research & Portfolio Management

Within these market verticals, we work with the following types of institutions:

Investment Banks


Specialist Boutiques and Advisory Firms


Investment Funds and Asset Managers


Private Equity Firms


Venture Capital Firms


Corporates and Start Ups



Infrastructure and Energy:

Head of Infrastructure Debt – Alternative Investor
Head of Infrastructure Research & Strategy – Alternative Investor
Director, Renewables Private Equity – Corporate Investment Platform
Director, Energy Project Finance – European Investment Bank
Director, Infrastructure M&A – Advisory Boutique
Director, Fundraising & Investor Relations – Alternative Investor
Vice President, Asset Engineer – Renewables Private Equity firm
Vice President, Infrastructure Debt – Infrastructure Fund
Vice President, Infrastructure Investments – Secondaries Fund
Vice President, Power & Utilities M&A – Investment Bank
Senior Associate, Energy Project Finance – Investment Bank
Associate, Infrastructure Debt Advisory – Investment Bank
Associate, Infrastructure Private Equity – Infrastructure Fund
Associate, Project Finance Modelling – Advisory Boutique
Associate, Infrastructure Private Equity – Alternative Investor
Analyst, Infrastructure Private Equity – Alternative Investor
Team Build, Renewables Private Equity – Corporate Investment Platform
Team Build, Global Infrastructure Asset Management – Infrastructure Fund

Real Estate:

Partner, Real Estate Investments – Real Estate Fund
Partner, Real Estate Investments – Real Estate Fund
Director, Real Estate Finance – Investment Bank
Director, Residential Real Estate – Real Estate Investor
Investment Director, Real Estate Debt – Alternative Investor
Vice President, German speaking Fund Manager – Real Estate Fund
Vice President, Real Estate Private Equity – Alternative Investor
Vice President, Real Estate Research – Investment Manager
Senior Associate, Real Estate Asset Management – Alternative Investor
Senior Associate, Real Estate Private Equity – Alternative Investor
Senior Associate, Real Estate Research – Real Estate Fund
Associate, Logistics & Real Estate Investments – Real Estate Investor
Associate, Real Estate Finance – Investment Bank
Associate, Alternatives Real Estate – Real Estate Fund

Debt & Credit :

Managing Director, Debt Advisory for the Americas – Investment Bank
Head of FIG Debt Advisory – Investment Bank
Investment Director, Private Debt – Debt Investor
Director, Leveraged Finance – European Investment Bank
Director, Debt Advisory – European Investment Bank
Director, Credit Analysis for Alternatives – Alternative Investor
Vice President, Private Debt – Alternative Investor
Associate Director, Debt Advisory – Leading Accounting Firm
Senior Associate, Private Debt – Private Equity Fund
Senior Associate, Debt Advisory – Elite Boutique
Senior Associate, Credit Research – Investment Manager
Investment Associate, Private Credit – Investment Manager
Associate, Capital Structuring – Investment Bank
Associate, Leveraged Finance – Investment Bank
Analyst, Debt Advisory – Specialist Advisory Boutique

Private Equity & Ventures:

Investment Director – Mid Cap Private Equity Fund
Investment Director, Private Equity– Corporate Investment Platform
Vice President, Co-Investments – Leading Private Equity Fund
Vice President, Growth Equity – Mid Market Private Equity Fund
Vice President, Co-Investments – Private Equity Fund
Manager, Business Development – Tech Start Up
Senior Associate, Fintech Ventures – Leading Venture Capital Fund
Senior Associate, Secondaries Investing – Sovereign Wealth Fund
Associate, Mid Cap Private Equity – Private Equity Fund
Senior Analyst, Ventures – Venture Capital Fund
Analyst, Secondaries & Co-Investments – Private Equity Fund

ESG & Impact Investing:

Head of ESG Advisory – Investment Bank
Director, Sustainable Finance – Investment Bank
Vice President, ESG Ratings Advisory – Investment Bank
Vice President, Impact Investing – Impact Fund
Senior Associate, ESG Analysis – Leading Private Equity Fund
Associate, Asset Management (ESG Specialist) – Infrastructure Fund
ESG Research Analyst – Alternative Investor


Will Invine Will Invine

Will leads our team in London and has fifteen years of Executive Search experience. Will founded Stem7 Executive Search in 2013 as he recognised there was a gap in the market for a specialist search firm dedicated to Alternative Investments. Will has a long track record of completing assignments from Managing Director to Senior Analyst level within Infrastructure, Real Estate, Private Equity, Ventures and Debt Investments. Will has also completed a number of assignments within the ESG and Sustainable Investments space. Will is based in London but has completed many assignments across Europe and the USA. He is regularly in New York for meetings and networking events.

Mobile: +44 (0) 7736074359

Emma Halls Emma Halls

Emma is a founding member of Stem7 and has extensive experience delivering executive search assignments with the world’s leading financial institutions. Emma has an excellent track record of delivery and has built international recruitment teams for global firms across the banking, technology and infrastructure markets. At Stem7 she focuses on M&A and private equity and has extensive networks cross the investment banks, boutiques and investment firms. She also works with growth equity and technology venture capital firms placing candidates from the banks, consultancies and start up world.

Mobile: +44 (0) 7960640641


We are interested to hear from experienced, high performing researchers and consultants who are excited to be part of an early stage, growing executive search firm. You will be of graduate calibre, passionate about becoming a sector expert and delivering the highest quality service to clients and candidates.

We are building an entrepreneurial, credible and fun environment that is a great place to be. Those who join us at the early stages of our journey will be significantly rewarded as we develop.

Please get in touch with Gabi Lushington if you would like to explore further.



  • Office Address:

  • Stem7 Executive Search
  • 107 Cheapside
  • London
  • EC2V 6DN

Our mandates are confidential and you will not find them advertised through third parties or on our website.
If you would like to submit your CV and discuss your career options please do get in touch.
For a discussion about how we can help you find the best candidates for your organisation, please do contact one of our Partners directly.