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David O’Connor

Vice President
New York


“We aim to provide a targeted, timely solution to the inefficiencies between our clients’ hiring needs and candidates’ career ambitions, all while developing long term relationships in the process”

David is a senior member of our Commodities Practice and leads our focus across North American Power Trading and Quantitative Strategies. Positioned at the nexus of increasingly data-driven power markets and a new wave of quantitative trading firms, he has proved uniquely positioned to enable the growth of power desks for several major market entrants. Leveraging his network of entrepreneurial systematic traders, David has also developed relationships with leading client firms in the crypto and digital asset arenas. His intellectual, focused, and personable approach ensures he is a trusted advisor to his clients and candidates.

David joined HW Anderson in 2016 after studying Liberal Studies and Economics at the University of Notre Dame. He is originally from Oklahoma and is based in our New York office.

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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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