Leadership Team | Will Hauxwell

Will Hauxwell

Will Hauxwell is an Executive Director leading Options Group’s Middle East Executive Search and Strategic Consulting practice. Based in Dubai, Will brings to Options Group focused expertise advising financial services clients in the Middle East and beyond. Will joined Options Group through the firm's acquisition of Octavian Partners, an executive search firm founded by Will, based in Dubai and focused on financial services in frontier, emerging and developed markets across the UK, Middle East and Asia. Will has over 15 years of experience in executive search, with 11 of those years in the Middle East. Prior to founding Octavian in 2011, Will was a Partner at HRM Search, a boutique search, selection and management consulting business focused on the MENA region, after having built the executive search practice for Charterhouse Search, also based in Dubai.


Will started his career in Investment Banking search and selection in London. He is a graduate of the University of Warwick.