Front Office Trading & Distribution

Rice Search Partners has a deep understanding of revenue generative functions across global markets on both the buy-and-sell-side.


Rice Search Partners focuses on front office trading and distribution professionals across the capital structure.

We partner with leading global alternative asset management, investment banking, merchant, sovereign funds, family offices, and private equity clients; enabling them to become market leaders through executive search, talent pipelining, industry analysis, and compensation studies.

The team has a 25 year plus track-record successfully executing director to board searches with a specific expertise in placing c-suite executives.

Market Specialisation

Public & Private Markets

Energy & Commodities

  • Crude & Products
  • Power & Gas
  • Metals & Bulks
  • Agriculture
  • Real Assets
  • Infrastructure
  • Energy Transition

Fixed Income

  • Fixed Income
  • Rates & FX
  • Macro
  • Economics
  • Emerging Markets


  • Investment Grade
  • High Yield
  • Stressed/Distressed
  • Special Sits
  • Event Driven


  • Cash Equities
  • Portfolio/Programs
  • Delta One
  • Electronic
  • Derivatives


  • Ultra-High Frequency
  • High Frequency
  • Mid Frequency
  • Machine Learning
  • Alpha Generative

Candidate Specialisation

Investment Specialisation