Tandem Search

Who we are

Redefining recruitment

We are not just an executive search firm; we are architects of stellar careers and catalysts for corporate growth on a global scale. At Tandem, we believe that diversity is the compass guiding us toward innovation, and excellence is the foundation upon which we build our success stories.

Timeline

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2010

NSI Technology emerged in Dubai with a sharp focus on recruitment and systems integration.

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2013

NSI branched off from NSI Technology to establish itself as an independent entity solely dedicated to recruitment services.

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2013

Established in 2013 in London, Bluefin Talent swiftly positioned itself as a formidable player in the banking and financial services arena across Europe and the Middle East.

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2015

In a groundbreaking merger, NSI and Bluefin Talent joined forces to form a dynamic organisation positioned to provide comprehensive services across the spectrum of consulting, professional services, banking and financial services, and technology across the EMEA regions.

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2015

A pivotal moment occurred when our focus shifted towards strategy and consulting, leading NSI to develop expertise in this sector. Meanwhile, Bluefin Talent concentrated on Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) solutions.

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2018

Bluefin Talent and NSI successfully provided their specialised services to all of the Big 4 firms across Europe and the Middle East. By now, they had established themselves as trusted partners for top-tier strategy firms throughout EMEA.

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2018

Later in 2018, NSI and Bluefin Talent expanded their operations into the Southeast Asian markets.

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2021

NSI and Bluefin Talent ventured into the Australian markets, broadening their reach and extending their expertise to serve clients in this thriving region.

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2021

We established an American entity, marking our entry into the US market and enabling us to better serve clients in this strategically important region.

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2022

We continued our expansion with new operations in South Africa, India and Lebanon, establishing a dedicated team to cater to the needs of clients across global regions.

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2023

Tandem Search is born: the new identity of the NSI and Bluefin Talent merger. This strategic move symbolises our unified approach and reflects our commitment to delivering exceptional services to our clients, side by side.

What sets us apart?

Striving for excellence

  • We partner with elite institutions globally, including  world-class banks, top consulting firms, the Big 4, unicorns, and visionary public sectors.

  • We drive positive global by working with change with NGOs and visionary government institutions.

  • Our stats-backed focus on quality ensures impressive submission-to-interview ratios, delighting clients and candidates 

Connecting globally

  • Our footprint covers developed markets (London, USA, Germany, Australia), emerging markets (Dubai, Singapore, South Africa) and frontier markets (KSA, Qatar, Bahrain, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam)

  • We have a physical presence in key strategic markets to ensure no stone in unturned in the search for world-class candidates.

Championing diversity

  • We partner with elite institutions globally, including  world-class banks, top consulting firms, the Big 4, unicorns, and visionary public sectors.

  • We drive positive global by working with change with NGOs and visionary government institutions.

  • Our stats-backed focus on quality ensures impressive submission-to-interview ratios, delighting clients and candidates

Our leadership

Deepak Bhavsar

Deepak Bhavsar

Deepak is the Co-Founder of Tandem Search. He leads our Executive Search Practice globally, focusing on Partner level placements across the globe.

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Monal Chhapia

Monal Chhapia

Monal is the Co-Founder of Tandem Search. He runs our Financial Services Search practice, across Banking, Asset Management and Consulting, focusing on C-Suite, MD and Partner/Director placements globally.

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Dan Fahy

Dan Fahy

Dan is a Managing Director at Tandem Search. He leads our global Management Consultant practice as well as being the key account director for primary global clients.

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Shola Zamayla

Shola Zamayla

Shola leads our finance functions globally. She holds a CPA and comes with a background from EY where she worked as an external auditor.

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Sam Javed

Sam Javed

Sam is the Head of MENA banking and handles our largest global clients across the business.

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Veena Lalwani

Veena Lalwani

Veena heads up Strategy Consulting delivery within the MENA region, focusing on experienced hires across a number of industries.

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Christa Maria Perez

Christa Maria Perez

Based in North America, Christa leads our global supply chain, operations, and digital practices with a primary focus on working with top-tier consultancies.

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Kristine Cezar

Kristine Cezar

Kristine is our dedicated leader for office management and the driving force behind our operational management

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Samina Moiz

Samina Moiz

Based in North America, Samina was pivotal in building our APAC presence. She is now firmly placed to replicate that success across the North American region.

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Vinesh Patel

Vinesh Patel

Vinny, our adept 360 recruiter, plays a pivotal role in our UK office, specializing in delivering exceptional service to our clients in the fields of audit, risk, and ESG.

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Jubin Honarvar

Jubin Honarvar

Jubin led our expansion in North America, establishing our presence in San Francisco and supporting key clients across the Americas.

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Nadya Shah

Nadya Shah

Nadya leads our People functions globally, as well as spearheading our organizational strategy.

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