André is the Founding Partner of Stormbridge International and has been working in the executive search industry for over a decade. André has a track record in advising leading banks and financial services companies on their human capital requirements across London, New York and the MENA region. André spent his early career in the City of London with a market leading executive search firm where he worked in partnership with a number of bulge bracket investment banks and high profile hedge funds in both London and in New York. André focused on key leadership positions across the more technical areas within Infrastructure. André then moved to the Middle East and has spent the last seven years executing and delivering on leadership searches in the MENA region with a select number of regional and international banks and financial services companies. André has been personally responsible for the successful delivery of a number of CEO and country-head positions across the MENA region and in Europe (with MENA based clients).
André holds a bachelor’s degree in Marketing from the University of Birmingham.
MOHAMMED AL KHALIFA
Mohammed is a London resident, originally from Bahrain. Mohammed started his career with Merrill Lynch on their graduate programme where he was given a comprehensive background introduction to all aspects of financial services within a leading Investment Bank. Mohammed then joined Ahli Untied Bank in London and spent 5 years who recruited talented senior bankers covering the Middle East within Private Banking.
In 2013, Mohammed joined Casewise as part of the executive senior management team reporting directly to the CEO. Mohammed was responsible of the operation across the group (London, Paris and Los Angeles). In addition Mohammed was responsible of setting up the Middle East market for Casewise. Mohammed worked very closely with the CEO and was in an active process of trying to sell the business. A number of due diligence exercises were carried out, eventually resulting in a successful sale in December 2016 to Erwin.
Mohammed is a Partner of Stormbridge International based in London and Bahrain. The firm was established in 2011 to work exclusively with MENA clients and have worked successfully with GCC clients both in London and GCC. Mohammed is fluent in both English and Arabic and hold an MA in Entrepreneurial Management from the European Business School.