Our People

Jon Michel

Founder

Jon holds a Bachelor of Economics (Honours) from Manchester University.

Having trained with PriceWaterhouse, Jon worked with JP Morgan before moving into executive recruitment, initially in London. Later in Sydney, he helped build Morgan & Banks Banking and Financial Services practice.

Jon consolidated a number of years experience recruiting within investment banking and commenced JMES in 1997 in order to develop a specialist financial services executive search firm.

His areas of specialisation include:

  • Investment Banking and Corporate Finance
  • Equity Capital Markets
  • Private Equity and Venture Capital
  • Corporate Development
  • Strategic Planning
  • General Management

Jon Michel
61 2 9235 9410
jmichel@jmichel.com.au

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Patrick Everest

Partner

Patrick holds a Bachelor of Business (Banking & Finance) from Charles Sturt University and a Master of Commerce (Advanced Finance) from the University of NSW.

Before entering recruitment, Patrick spent 8 years in corporate banking, property and structured finance with Citibank and Bank of Scotland Group.

Patrick spent 3 years with Michael Page International building their Front Office Banking team, focusing on the disciplines below. He then joined JMES in 2000 to develop the Debt Practice.

His areas of specialisation include:

  • Corporate and Institutional Banking
  • Project and Structured Finance
  • Leveraged/Acquisition/Mezzanine/Property Finance
  • Loan Markets & Syndication
  • Asset and Property Finance
  • Debt / Equity Capital Markets
  • Fixed Income Sales & Trading
  • Structured Products
  • Credit and Market Risk
  • Principal Finance / Special Situations
  • Workouts, Restructuring, Corporate Recovery
  • Specialist Funds

Patrick Everest
61 2 9235 9440
peverest@jmichel.com.au

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Michael Lee

Michael manages the JMES Melbourne team.

Prior to entering the recruitment industry, Michael spent twenty years in financial markets managing trading and sales desks in both the Australian and International markets with HSBC, UBS and Dresdner Kleinwort Benson.

He then entered executive recruitment with Morgan & Banks recruiting at a Senior Management level within the Financial Services industry.

Michael joined JMES in 2003 to assist in establishing the Melbourne office.

His areas of specialisation include:

  • General Management
  • Financial and Capital Markets
  • FX and Commodities Sales and Trading
  • Fixed Income Sales and Trading
  • Traditional Investment Management
  • Alternative and Specialised Funds
  • Treasury Risk Management
  • Corporate Strategy

Michael Lee
61 3 9653 8620
mlee@jmichel.com.au

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Ali Roger

Ali holds a Master of Arts (English Literature) from University of Aberdeen, UK.

Ali spent 7 years working with Hays in their Banking and Financial Services team in both the UK and Sydney. Beginning her recruitment career in the UK, Ali specialised in Investment Management across a variety of domestic and international firms before making the move to Australia. Over the past 4 years in Sydney, Ali headed up Hays’ NSW Banking and Insurance division, and recruited across a variety of disciplines including Corporate & Investment Banking and Wealth Management.She joined JMES in 2012.

Her areas of specialisation include:

  • Investment Banking and Corporate Finance
  • Equity / Debt Capital Markets
  • Private Equity and Venture Capital
  • Corporate Development / In house M&A
  • Strategic Planning
  • Corporate and Institutional Banking
  • Project and Structured Finance
  • Leveraged / Acquisition / Mezzanine Finance
  • Asset / Property Finance

Ali Roger
61 2 9235 9450
aroger@jmichel.com.au
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Adam Taylor-Campbell

Adam joins JMES after several years with Rapha, a leading UK premium clothing brand, where he was most recently their General Manager & Head of Sales and Marketing for Australia & New Zealand.

Prior to joining Rapha to establish their business across Asia, Adam spent over a decade in the executive search industry specialising in senior financial services appointments and was a partner for a Global Executive search firm. He was a member of the firm’s Global Financial Market Practice and leader of the Capital Markets and Alternative Investments Sector for Japan.

Adam has been based in the key financial centres of London, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Singapore and Sydney - he effectively leverages this broad geographic experience and understanding in the delivery of results to his clients.

His areas of specialisation include:

  • C-Suite and Executive Management for Private Capital
  • Sophisticated Investor backed companies.

Adam Taylor-Campbell
61 2 9235 9404
ataylor-campbell@jmichel.com.au
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Rob Hockedy

Rob holds a Bachelor of Science (Diagnostic Radiography) from University of Exeter, UK

Rob began his recruitment career with Robert Walters in London then Sydney in the Banking & Finance team, where he was in charge of recruiting Corporate & Institutional banking and risk management; covering a broad range of disciplines, such as FIG, Structured, Project and Leveraged Finance. He initially joined JMES in 2017, spending 2.5 years specialising in Front Office, Loan Markets, Project & Structured Finance and Risk Management recruitment. Rob re-joined JMES in July 2020 after spending a year in New York.

His areas of specialisation include: Corporate and Institutional Banking, Project and Structured Finance, Leveraged and Acquisition Finance, Loan Markets and Credit Risk Management.

Rob Hockedy
61 2 9235 9470
rhockedy@jmichel.com.au
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Lewis began his career in London where he spent 10 years as a stockbroker.

Lewis’ recruitment career began with Robert Walters in Sydney in the Banking & Finance team where he specialised in Corporate & Institutional Banking and Risk Management.

His areas of specialisation include: Infrastructure Funds; Unlisted Funds; Investment Management; Corporate Development; Institutional & Investment Banking; Project & Structured Finance; and Credit Risk.

Lewis Heeks
61 2 9235 9420
lheeks@jmichel.com.au
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Market Trends

Choice in an Active Job Market

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Patrick Everest says: Trust the specialists – we are your partners

We all have a range of specialists we rely on – lawyers, accountants, plumbers, electricians … recruiters/search. Human nature being what it is and the temptation of wanting to do things ourselves…

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Welcome Back Daniel Yee

We’re pleased to welcome Daniel Yee back to the Jon Michel Sydney team. Daniel will be recruiting across corporate development, private capital and investment management. Drop Daniel a line below.…

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Jon Michel wants to know if you’re a tool:

I was out with a former placement, now client & personal friend the other day over green tea & an oat milk piccolo (look what has become of us!) & was momentarily taken aback when my…

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So how is workplace culture evolving? Adam Taylor-Campbell found that some clients (and us) have put in place steps to maintain corporate culture. These include:

Create remote work norms: Set time limits for team calls & determine when these may & may not be held. Without parameters, some of the remote team will feel they have to be on call 24/7…

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Adam Taylor-Campbell reflects on workplace culture in an increasingly digital world:

Culture. It’s been a bit of hot topic of late. It can be music, art, theatre, a set of customs, beliefs & ideas or the probiotics in superfoods like Yoghurt, Kefir, Kimchi & Kombucha etc. The…

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Energy Transition, driving Australia into a sustainable future

Renewable energy, despite its well-documented growing pains evident in power grid congestion & project connection delays, has remained a boom industry throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. With…

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Infrastructure / Private Equity / Venture Capital / Renewables / Hedge Funds / Family Office / Special Situations

Corporate Development / Finance & Treasury / Strategy / Investor Relations / C-Suite / Government

Distribution / Investment

Fixed Income / FX / Commodities / Capital Markets

M&A / Equity Capital Markets / Structured Debt / Loan Markets

Credit / Market / Operational / Compliance


Our People

Jon Michel

Founder

Jon holds a Bachelor of Economics (Honours) from Manchester University.

Having trained with PriceWaterhouse, Jon worked with JP Morgan before moving into executive recruitment, initially in London. Later in Sydney, he helped build Morgan & Banks Banking and Financial Services practice.

Jon consolidated a number of years experience recruiting within investment banking and commenced JMES in 1997 in order to develop a specialist financial services executive search firm.

His areas of specialisation include:

  • Investment Banking and Corporate Finance
  • Equity Capital Markets
  • Private Equity and Venture Capital
  • Corporate Development
  • Strategic Planning
  • General Management

Jon Michel
61 2 9235 9410
jmichel@jmichel.com.au

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Patrick Everest

Partner

Patrick holds a Bachelor of Business (Banking & Finance) from Charles Sturt University and a Master of Commerce (Advanced Finance) from the University of NSW.

Before entering recruitment, Patrick spent 8 years in corporate banking, property and structured finance with Citibank and Bank of Scotland Group.

Patrick spent 3 years with Michael Page International building their Front Office Banking team, focusing on the disciplines below. He then joined JMES in 2000 to develop the Debt Practice.

His areas of specialisation include:

  • Corporate and Institutional Banking
  • Project and Structured Finance
  • Leveraged/Acquisition/Mezzanine/Property Finance
  • Loan Markets & Syndication
  • Asset and Property Finance
  • Debt / Equity Capital Markets
  • Fixed Income Sales & Trading
  • Structured Products
  • Credit and Market Risk
  • Principal Finance / Special Situations
  • Workouts, Restructuring, Corporate Recovery
  • Specialist Funds

Patrick Everest
61 2 9235 9440
peverest@jmichel.com.au

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Michael Lee

Michael manages the JMES Melbourne team.

Prior to entering the recruitment industry, Michael spent twenty years in financial markets managing trading and sales desks in both the Australian and International markets with HSBC, UBS and Dresdner Kleinwort Benson.

He then entered executive recruitment with Morgan & Banks recruiting at a Senior Management level within the Financial Services industry.

Michael joined JMES in 2003 to assist in establishing the Melbourne office.

His areas of specialisation include:

  • General Management
  • Financial and Capital Markets
  • FX and Commodities Sales and Trading
  • Fixed Income Sales and Trading
  • Traditional Investment Management
  • Alternative and Specialised Funds
  • Treasury Risk Management
  • Corporate Strategy

Michael Lee
61 3 9653 8620
mlee@jmichel.com.au

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Ali Roger

Ali holds a Master of Arts (English Literature) from University of Aberdeen, UK.

Ali spent 7 years working with Hays in their Banking and Financial Services team in both the UK and Sydney. Beginning her recruitment career in the UK, Ali specialised in Investment Management across a variety of domestic and international firms before making the move to Australia. Over the past 4 years in Sydney, Ali headed up Hays’ NSW Banking and Insurance division, and recruited across a variety of disciplines including Corporate & Investment Banking and Wealth Management.She joined JMES in 2012.

Her areas of specialisation include:

  • Investment Banking and Corporate Finance
  • Equity / Debt Capital Markets
  • Private Equity and Venture Capital
  • Corporate Development / In house M&A
  • Strategic Planning
  • Corporate and Institutional Banking
  • Project and Structured Finance
  • Leveraged / Acquisition / Mezzanine Finance
  • Asset / Property Finance

Ali Roger
61 2 9235 9450
aroger@jmichel.com.au
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Adam Taylor-Campbell

Adam joins JMES after several years with Rapha, a leading UK premium clothing brand, where he was most recently their General Manager & Head of Sales and Marketing for Australia & New Zealand.

Prior to joining Rapha to establish their business across Asia, Adam spent over a decade in the executive search industry specialising in senior financial services appointments and was a partner for a Global Executive search firm. He was a member of the firm’s Global Financial Market Practice and leader of the Capital Markets and Alternative Investments Sector for Japan.

Adam has been based in the key financial centres of London, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Singapore and Sydney - he effectively leverages this broad geographic experience and understanding in the delivery of results to his clients.

His areas of specialisation include:

  • C-Suite and Executive Management
  • Asset Management and Private Equity
  • Sophisticated Investor backed companies

Adam Taylor-Campbell
61 2 9235 9404
ataylor-campbell@jmichel.com.au
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Rob Hockedy

Rob holds a Bachelor of Science (Diagnostic Radiography) from University of Exeter, UK

Rob began his recruitment career with Robert Walters in London then Sydney in the Banking & Finance team, where he was in charge of recruiting Corporate & Institutional banking and risk management; covering a broad range of disciplines, such as FIG, Structured, Project and Leveraged Finance. He initially joined JMES in 2017, spending 2.5 years specialising in Front Office, Loan Markets, Project & Structured Finance and Risk Management recruitment. Rob re-joined JMES in July 2020 after spending a year in New York.

His areas of specialisation include: Corporate and Institutional Banking, Project and Structured Finance, Leveraged and Acquisition Finance, Loan Markets and Credit Risk Management.

Rob Hockedy
61 2 9235 9470
rhockedy@jmichel.com.au
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Rory Holds a Masters of Chemical Engineering from the University of Manchester, UK

Rory started his career as a chemical engineer at Unilever before going on to build his career at an international search firm, specialising across Infrastructure Finance. Rory is an experienced search professional in the Infrastructure & Energy sectors, having operated across the UK, Hong Kong, Singapore and Australia – developing a global perspective and demonstrable track record of mid and senior-level mandates in the Real Assets investment landscape.

His areas of specialisation include: Infrastructure & Energy Executive Appointments; Structured Finance; Equity & Debt Investment; Sponsors & Developers, and Corporate Finance & Advisory.

Rory Callow
61 2 9235 9430
rcallow@jmichel.com.au
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Daniel has been in the recruitment and search industry since 2013 starting with the recruitment agency Michael Page managing one of their finance and accounting teams. Daniel specialised in placing finance professionals across commerce, industry, Government and Not-for-Profit. Prior to this, he began his career with an intellectual property law firm upon completion of his Bachelor of Economics at the University of Sydney. Daniel joined JMES in 2017.

His areas of specialisation include: Corporate Development, Private Capital, Alternatives and Investment Management.

Daniel Yee
61 2 9235 9420
dyee@jmichel.com.au
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Jon Michel Executive Search was established in 1997 to provide search and selection services to the financial, professional services and corporate sectors.

The firm’s clients include commercial banks, investment banks, fund managers, insurance companies, private equity firms, stockbrokers, early stage private equity backed companies, professional practices, as well as a select group of blue-chip corporates.

The team has more than 100 years of experience between them recruiting in their respective management disciplines.

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We appreciate any feedback regarding our website. Please forward your comments to Jon Michel at jmichel@jmichel.com.au

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