Who We Are

Real Estate Recruitment
For Investors & Developers

HCC is an industry leading practice that recruits exclusively for real estate investors and developers. We are front office specialists, solely recruiting positions associated with the lifecycle of an asset.

We pride ourselves on our ability to deliver for all types of clients, as such our partners include funds, private equity, global investment managers, operating partners, family offices, and developers.




Chris spent 4 years at Balfour Beatty before joining a global recruitment agency to leverage his industry knowledge in re-establishing a London real estate desk. After 4 years, in which he was consecutive top biller and promoted to Manager, he left to pursue a new challenge, – establishing and founding Higher Capital Consulting in 2015.

For over a decade Chris has recruited exclusively for real estate investors and developers. He has extensive experience solving the recruitment challenges of some of London’s revered developers, funds, and equity firms. He’s an expert in both recruitment and real estate, offering genuine collaboration, insightful consultation and access to the best talent available.


Investment (Equity) And Asset Management

Elsa has 3 years’ experience in recruitment, working across different industries (Real Estate, Property Technology, MarTech, AdTech) and regions (Europe and North America). 

Elsa joined HCC in 2023 as a Senior Consultant in the Investment and Asset Management team, working with large and mid-cap investors as well as smaller, boutique investment managers. She partners with clients on roles from analyst to director level.

She studied Spanish and International Media and Communications at the University of Nottingham. She had the opportunity to live in Peru and Spain as part of her year abroad. Outside of work, Elsa enjoys going to yoga and spinning, and exploring London.


Investment and Asset Management Analysts

Alex is an Associate Consultant focusing on investment positions for developers on operating partners having joined HCC in 2022.

Alex was previously a private client and criminal paralegal as well as a diligent legal document drafter at a top UK law firm. He has a Bachelor’s degree in law along with a Masters in Environmental and Immigration law and is currently completing his LPC.

In his spare time Alex enjoys going to the gym and is an amateur level boxer. He also really enjoys travelling and has studied and worked in multiple different countries.


Land and Development Management

Harry joined HCC in 2019 and specialises in recruiting Development Management roles across all asset classes and from analyst to director level. Having initially worked at one of London’s largest property recruiters he gained a strong understanding for the sector before making a move to HCC Consulting to provide a specialist and qualitative service to both clients and candidates.

Harry holds a degree in Criminology from the University of Hull. He represented the Universities 1st XV Rugby team throughout all 3 years and was the clubs’ social secretary in his 2nd year.  

In his spare time, Harry can be found playing Golf and Tennis, or spending time with friends and family, he is unofficially the office Table Tennis doubles partner of choice.


Project Management and Building Surveying

Jack has c.4 years’ real estate recruitment experience specialising in Project Management and Building Surveying positions. He joined HCC in 2023 bringing a track record of experience across all levels from graduate to director.

Jack’s background is Motorsport, he spent 3 years working for a top World Endurance Championship team after getting his degree in Motorsport Technology from Oxford Brookes University. Jack prides himself on his drive to deliver for his clients.


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