About Alto

Who We Are

Alto is a search company that specialises in permanent and interim placement for the finance and technology marketplaces. Established in 1996, it has conducted thousands of successful assignments on behalf its clients and candidates across the globe for over twenty four years. Alto has a highly experienced research team who have invested years in building one of the best networks of contacts in the business.

Why Use Alto

Alto has a successful track record in finding the best available candidates using proven search methods and experience saving you time and money. Often working with roles where there is scarcity of candidates and tight deadlines, Alto has the experience to research national and global territories, mapping an entire specialism, and to produce the best available shortlist of highly qualified individuals. Our goal is to exceed your expectation, delivering a highly professional service which enhances your customer experience and reputation to the wider candidate market place.

Why Search

Alto’s search service offers you the ability to reach an accurately mapped marketplace and approach anonymously the best potential candidates for your vacancy. We don’t advertise or include candidates that are themselves touting for new roles.

Why Use Interim?

When there’s a delay for a permanent hire to start, or when you need an injection of skills or have a requirement for a short term specialist for a project, there’s interim. Fast, efficient, and with a focus on delivery, interims can help you reach your goals. Alto has a globe-spanning network of highly qualified professionals who can help transform your business, who we can get in place quickly.

Alto Delivers Talent

“Alto are a superb team that stands head and shoulders above their competition. If you have a difficult situation that needs specialist, senior expertise then you should put Alto on your shortlist and call them.”

Some of Our Recent Assignments

A small taste of some of our recent work.

Interim Transformation Director,

We supplied one of the leading outsourcers in the UK with an interim Transformation Director as they took on the back office operations of a major insurer.

Charge rate: £1,800 / day

Senior Vice President, M&A, London

A major run-off specialist engaged us to find two SVP M&As to build their capacity to acquire new businesses.

Remuneration: £400,000

Middle East

A leading reinsurer based in the UAE sought a new CFO as part of their succession planning, a search which brought in candidates from across the world.

Remuneration: $245,000

Data Governance Officer,
New York

A specialist US insurer retained us to lead their search for a Group DGO to build a new function improving their capacity for data governance.

Remuneration: $180,000


When you have an urgent project or don’t want to commit to permanent resources, Interim provides the perfect solution.


When time is of the essence, Interim is the solution. We can provide interim candidates quickly, with consultants usually able to start within a matter of days.


£1m on McKinsey, or £100,000 on a consultant – and with the same high quality result? It’s your choice, but we know what we would recommend.


We know that on Interim projects, delivery is key. Our bench of consultants are highly focused and capable, and will make an immediate difference to your programme.

On Your Side

With interim, the consultant works for you. No sales pitches, no drive to push a consultancy’s agenda or other products. Just delivery of your programme.

Contact us today to discuss your requirements