• TALENT

    Whatever your goal

  • SEARCH

    We welcome the challenge

  • HAUS

    To find the right solution for all

About us

A few words about us

Let us introduce ourselves

Talent Search Haus is a boutique executive search and consulting firm with a 30 year history of anchoring talent in high-end placements within the financial services, public and not-for-profit finance sector. Using an established fusion of assessment, experience and instinct, we frame culture and affect positive change. Our extensive and curated network allows us to consistently place the right people in the right roles.

As leaders in leadership, we look to a long horizon and foster relationships which is reflected in our strong repeat client base. Always looking for better ways to arrive at solutions, we customise our approach to both client and individual needs in order to deliver distinctive and meaningful solutions.

Delivering the best outcomes for your assignment or project needs often requires a broad range of expertise so we collaborate with a number of experts in their chosen field to ensure you get access to the most skilled team to deliver outstanding results.

Our team of senior consultants guide the process from end to end, providing a person specific and mindful experience across our services. By listening, consulting and reading the markets we operate within, we deliver systematic and powerful results in all our placements from specialist roles ‘C’ suite executives, through to managing directors and board appointments.

A fresh brand

Why the change

Collins Consulting is synonymous with a long history in talent acquisition but it’s time for a change. Talent Search Haus is our new identity at the helm of our evolution. Moving with the changing landscape of talent management, executive search and the way people think about their careers, we’re responding to the need to source and connect dynamic talent capable of leading or reinforcing your organisation through collaboration, innovation, systems and thinking.

In keeping with our shift, Sharon Mackie Goh has had a name change too, incorporating her Singaporean family name. Collins Consulting is where we’ve been, Talent Search Haus is where we’re going.

31

Years in business

80

IRC locations

1550

Completed assignments

340 +

Accomplished consultants across the world

Past Assignments

Customers and Partners

Why us

We minimise risk in the hiring process
We know the markets we operate in extremely well
We represent you in the market as an extension of your business
We are globally connected and locally committed

Who We Are

TALENT SEARCH HAUS

Our team are personally invested in all aspects of an assignment whether that be executive assessment or search,market intelligence projects or business introductions

We make it our business to consult meaningfully by researching and grasping the nuances of your needs, unearth the best talent and deliver the right outcomes for your organisation. Standing by our values of Trust, Respect and Integrity, we ensure transparency and collaboration. Because we consistently represent all parties authentically, our assessment reports and appointments make sense, have longevity and are built on mutual coherence.

Sharon Mackie Goh

MANAGING PARTNER

Joining the company in Melbourne in 1986, Sharon moved to Sydney to take up the position of Director in 1987 before becoming Managing Partner and major shareholder in 1991. With over 30 years in executive search experience, Sharon’s leadership, innovation and intelligence has cemented the group’s reputation for connecting organisations with people who effect momentum and change. Sharon’s equal focus on candidates and clients as well as the sum of her skill have consolidated her strong client base and earned her enduring respect within the industry.

Working with key clientele across the financial services, public and not-for-profit finance sector, her pioneering and strategic vision results in her often taking on challenging and difficult assignments, business and team acquisitions as well as thoughtful individual appointments.

As well as working with a number of Boards, Sharon has fostered a long standing relationship with The Insight Group and through them, the internationally prominent IRC Global Executive Search Partners where she acts as the Global Practice Leader – Financial Services.

Connect with Sharon: sharon@talentsearchhaus.com

What We Do

Talent Search Haus provides considered human capital connections throughout the Australian and international financial services, public and not-for-profit finance sector. 

We use comprehensive consultation and our dedicated research unit to deliver considered and consistent talent solutions for your organisation.

Executive Search

Executive Search is our custom recruitment approach to connecting people with organisations. Our proven designed search process focuses on senior level executives with exceptional abilities and specialist skills. Because we discover candidates not necessarily seeking change of employment, this distinction gives us the reach to identify and considerably broaden your range of potential talent.

Executive Assessment

Selecting suitable and successful leaders requires accurate insight. Our Executive Assessment process explores and evaluates a candidate’s psychological profile, strengths and weaknesses as well as identifying where to invest in potential. Assessment experts will guide you to reliable, considered leadership decisions in appointing CEOs, Committees, Department Heads and Boards.

Introductions

Over the past 30 years, we’ve established a high level of connectivity, experience and knowledge across the broad financial services space. Using the fortitude of our expertise, we’re well positioned to assist businesses or teams in broadening their horizons. We use our extensive network to identify new partners that can provide bespoke management or technical skills to compliment or enhance your existing capabilities. Talent Search Haus make it their business to bring together likeminded people.

Interim Management

If you’re facing a project or challenge with headcount restrictions or need to embed a specialist swiftly into an existing organisational structure, let us help you with interim management. To effect superior results, we place experienced and capable resources that keep your momentum going and restore stability in response to immediate and critical talent deficits.

Market Intelligence

With over 30 years experience specialising in the financial services, our comprehensive market data allows us to deliver exceptional and timely customised research outcomes. Because we undertake benchmarking exercises across divisions of a variety of financial institutions, we have a the ability to understand the shape, direction and potential across the competitive landscape.

Our Expertise

Talent Search Haus has successfully realised assignments for a long list of global and domestic firms across the financial services, public and not-for-profit sectors.

Committed in our purpose, we access and place world-class talent in positions that will support and accelerate your business goals with results and a strong repeat client base that speaks for itself.

Consulting Projects
  • Executive Assessment, Foreign Bank
  • Expert witness for a Bank in FICC
  • Board Review & Assessments
  • Review of Alernative Fund Managers in Australia
  • Mapping and analysis of gender diversity in the Australian financial services sector
  • Overview of FICC sales capability in the Australian market
C-Suite
  • Chief Risk Officer
  • Head of Brand Strategy
  • Head of Human Resources
  • Head of Equity Operations
  • Head of Equity IT
  • Head of Business Control and Support – New Zealand
  • Country Head of Audit, Australia & NZ
  • HR Director
  • Director of Human Resources
  • Human Resources Consultant
  • Chief Operations Officer, Fixed Income Currency & Commodity
  • Head of HR, Australia and New Zealand
  • Head of Infrastructure
  • Internal Audit Manager
  • Head of Internal Audit
  • HR Business Partner
  • Head of Operations Wholesale
  • CEO
  • CEO – Commercial Bank
  • Chief Operations Officer
  • Head of Electronic Distribution
  • CEO Domestic Financial Institution
  • Derivative Operations Manager, Corporate Infrastructure
  • Board Assessments
Corporate & Investment banking
  • Director, Leveraged Finance
  • Derivative Operations Manager & Corporate Infrastructure
  • Senior Relationship Manager NBFI
  • Head of Operations, Wholesale, Corporate Infrastructure
  • Audit BCB/WIB, Corporate Infrastructure
  • Managing Director, Financial Sponsors
  • Vice President, Property
  • Vice President, General Industrials
  • Director, Originations – Distressed Debt
  • Vice President, Natural Resources Infrastructure
  • Managing Director ECM
  • Head of Corporate Security and Business Continuity
  • Structured Capital Head
  • Head of Infrastructure
  • Director of Human Capital Management & Corporate Infrastructure
  • Managing Director Corporate Finance, Energy/Oil/Gas
  • Executive Director General Industrials
  • Managing Director Structured Capital Markets
  • Vice President, Financial Institutions
  • Derivative Operations Manager, Corporate Infrastructure
  • Media, Emerging Co’s, ECM
  • Head of Natural Resources Coverage
  • Director Financial Institutions
  • Managing Director, FIG
  • Managing Director, General Industrials
Fixed Income, Currency & Commodities
  • Vice President Corporate FX Sales
  • Structured Products Marketer
  • Director Institutional IR Sales
  • Managing Director/ Head of Institutional Sales FX
  • Credit Research
  • Director Strategic Foreign Exchange, Hong Kong
  • Director FX Structuring
  • FX Institutional Sales
  • FX Sales, Corporate
  • Head of Operational IT & Corporate Infrastructure
  • Executive Director Commodity Sales
  • Managing Director/Head of HR, Australia and New Zealand, Corporate Infrastructure
  • Director, Proprietary Trading
  • Head Market Risk
  • Head of Fixed Income Sales
  • Interest Rate Structuring
  • Structured Solutions
  • Director Credit Trading
  • Managing Director, Head of Commodities Sales
  • Head of Retail Distribution
  • Executive Director, Derivatives Structuring
  • Head of Credit Trading
  • Project Director
  • Trader Interest Rate Derivatives
  • Head of E FX/FI Sales
  • Head of Commodities
  • Global Head of FX Options
Funds/Asset Management
  • Chief Investment Officer
  • Head of Fixed Income
  • Head of Structured Products
  • Head of Institutional Sales
  • Diversified Funds – Portfolio Manager
  • Head of Client Services
  • Equities Specialist
  • Country Head
  • Head of Retail Distribution
  • Director Institutional Sales
  • Key Account Manager – Investment Management
  • Managing Director/Head of Retail Distribution
  • Senior Business Development  Retail
  • National Account Manager – Boutiques and Structured Products
  • Head of Communications
  • CEO – Hedge Fund
  • Portfolio Managers – Absolute Return
  • Head of Distribution – Absolute Return
  • Head of Structured Products
  • Portfolio Manager (Diversified)
  • Portfolio Manager (Credit Macro Overlay)
  • Investment Manager/Funds Manager
  • Quantitative Analyst
  • Head of Global Institutional Sales
  • Trader / Portfolio Manager
  • Head of Research/Australian Equities
  • CEO – Global Fund Manager
  • General Manager – Investments
  • Team Move
  • Managing Director, Treasury Investment Services Ltd
  • CFO
  • Head of Corporate Infrastructure/COO
Equities
  • Head of Cash Sales, Sydney
  • Associate
  • Managing Director Research Sales
  • Managing Director, Proprietary Trading
  • Hedge Fund Sales
  • Executive Director, Derivative Sales, Equities
  • Executive Director, Corporate Infrastructure
  • Asian Equity Sales
  • Head of Research
  • CEO
  • Head of Electronic Sales
Wealth Management
  • Head of Private Bank, New South Wales
  • Head of Ultra High Net Worth
  • Head of Philanthropy
  • Head of Advice
  • Philanthropy Services Manager
  • General Manager, Private Clients
  • Private Client Adviser

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