Meet Et

Chief Commercial Officer

Et Halstead

Chief Commercial Officer

Et Halstead has been with the JCW Group since 2010. He helped to develop the UK financial services practice before founding the New York office in 2012 where he still resides. As Chief Commercial Officer, Et is responsible for the oversight, development and continued success of all commercial activity within the group.

Et still enjoys an active involvement in account management and retained searches himself, maintaining relationships with candidates and clients across the US. An avid rugby player, Et lives in Manhattan with his wife Antonia and Barnaby, their pet Corgi.

What Et is responsible for

  • Client account management
  • Client experience
  • New business development
  • Commercial process optimization
  • Training and development
  • Strategic development of the Group
  • Management oversight of the NYC office
  • Workplace culture and experience

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Get to know Et

What is the most important skill in your role?

Trust. At the heart of it my role involves establishing the route cause of a problem and establishing a process as a work around, fix or improvement. Trusting myself to do this as well as relying on the team around me to trust the process is critical to our combined success.

Describe your job in 3 words

Problem, Solve, Repeat.

What are the values that drive you?

Loyalty. I work hard for the team around me because they work hard for me. I also try to have a good time whilst doing it.

What's the last book you read?

Red Notice by Bill Browder


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