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Chris Macrae

Managing Director


“Our analytical approach to our executive search work, our market understanding and our long term client base ensure we provide consistent and high quality service”

Chris Co-heads our global Commodities practice with a focus on European Power and Gas markets. Chris has placed numerous top performers at top-tier hedge funds and commodity merchants. He has worked with his clients to build power and gas trading floors from scratch. His analytical approach driven by extensive research and tight relationships ensure he can deliver targeted, high-value searches yet still provide broad market context to allow our clients to hire in confidence. Chris has developed a position as Europe’s top power and gas focused headhunter due to his knowledge, his determination to deliver and his candor.

Having joined HW Anderson in 2014 Chris has been one of the key architects behind the rapid growth of the firm’s European presence. Based in our Edinburgh office, he joined us after completing a Master of Arts in History at the University of Aberdeen.

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We are interested in hearing from talented 4th year students (Seniors) and recent Graduates with a discernible interest in building a career as a market leading headhunter.

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