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Crypto Trading and Investing

HW Anderson has played a significant part in the crypto trading recruitment of highly qualified professionals by partner companies. We identified a significant gap in the market for companies to effectively filter the talent pool within the complex digital asset community for their desired candidates. We are committed to connecting our client companies to undoubtedly superior and talented individuals. Our long-term consultative and collaborative search processes provide our clients with the best talent picks. As crypto trading recruiters, we understand that high-value hiring takes much time, market access, specialization, and strict adherence to methodology. For this reason, we have devised strategies that eliminate the tedious recruitment process. We take on the process of filtering through thousands of talented individuals and only present the best to our clients. We set out to create a firm that supports teamwork, long-term relationships, and deep market knowledge and access underpinned by a methodology applied consistently throughout our business operations across EMEA and North America.

Crypto Markets Coverage

Functional Scope

We specialize in building key talent pools for organisations across the crypto-trading ecosystem. We have worked with some of the most successful hiring companies in the field across Europe and North America. We are gradually expanding into new territories and markets as a trusted crypto trading recruiter partner for blockchain and Cryptocurrency using our successful model.


  • Trading: We placed individuals that have pioneered strategies for our hedge fund clients to speculate on the cryptocurrency market; these strategies aid trading, risk management, and asset allocation decisions. 
  • Private Equity/Venture Capital Investors: We work with our private equity and venture capital investors to identify individuals to undertake key financial modelling and origination work to support the investment/staking of high potential firms across the crypto and De-Fi universe. 
  • Quant Research: We have an excellent track record of identifying quantitative research professionals who can generate alpha, back test and build models in support of pnl generation across asset classes.
  • Risk Management and COO: As the risk and regulatory requirements for Crypto trading continue to mature our clients are leaning on us as their crypto trading recruiter to identify the market and quant risk talent necessary to ensure robust controls and processes are in place from the outset.
  • Capital Raising: As institutional investors are increasing their focus on Crypto strategies the demand for traditional capital raising and investor relations talent at Crypto funds is increasing significantly.

Global Strategic Relationships

Our Clients

We are a known and preferred talent source for our clients across North America and Europe. We predominantly operate as crypto trading recruiters in the United States, United Kingdom, Europe, the Middle East and Canada. We have helped numerous clients expand internationally


Diverse Relationships

At HW Anderson, we identify talent for top buy side organizations. We are a boutique recruiting firm and a leader in the business of identifying, evaluating, and presenting qualified candidates to hire from a variety of functional areas within the Blockchain and Cryptocurrency space.


Our experienced buy side executive search teams run processes for exceptional hedge funds who are increasingly engaging us to identify crypto-focused Portfolio Managers, Traders and Researchers as their crypto trading recruiter of choice.


Our prop clients typically deploy a variety of  strategies including index, statistical and merger arbitrage, fundamental analysis and  volatility arbitrage. They have taken a pioneering role approaching crypto investing through these lenses and we have supported this growth through the provision of top talent.


The emergence of sophisticated, secure and low cost trading venues for digital assets has increased institutional and individual investor confidence in the markets. As their crypto trading recruiter we support these institutions through the provision of Account Management, Business Development, Analytical, Risk and Operations talent.


Engaging HW Anderson

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Our People

Within the hyper-competitive and tight-knit trading and investment community our growth as a firm since inception has been exponential and truly organic. Every specialist HW Anderson consultant has been trained in-house and from-scratch. This ensures our methodology is original and consistent and that our culture is unique. Thanks to this growth we are positioned as a leader in Trans-Atlantic front office search. With three established offices, in the USA, UK and EU, our talented team is uniquely positioned to deliver meaningful value for our clients into the future.

Meet The Team