Key People

ADL Partners is an independent Executive Search, Selection and Consultancy business focussed on client service, delivery and true value creation.

Nick Whalley

Managing Director

Nick heads up the Wealth & Asset Management division at ADL Partners, encompassing Private Banking, Family Offices and Asset Management. He joined ADL Partners in 2010 from Old Broad Street Research Ltd. (OBSR a Morningstar company) where he was Head of Investment Research and gained extensive experience in all areas of Asset and Wealth Management. Having started his career at a major private bank, he went on to manage private client money before joining OBSR. He graduated from The University of Nottingham with an honours degree in Engineering and has an MBA from Henley Business School.
T: +44 (0) 7970 626 208

Laurie Parr


Since joining ADL at the start of 2011, Laurie has helped to develop the alternative investments practice with a focus on Hedge Fund Sales, Investor Relations, Research and Portfolio Managers and has since gone on to take responsibility for this practise area. Much of his work has been conducted globally with clients across Europe, the US and Asia. Previously he worked as a Senior Event Manager & Product Trainer for a number of major motor manufacturers. Laurie speaks Spanish, and graduated from Nottingham Trent University/La Universidad de DEUSTO (San Sebastian, Spain) with an honours degree in European Business and Spanish.
T: +44 (0) 7811 450 550

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