Swann research team has access to industry leaders across five continents. Swann’s researchers have had the opportunity to interact with some of the most technically-gifted world-class professionals and to develop a know-how of best practices and innovative solutions. Insights from this acquired knowledge can be applied to the wider technical talent needs of our clients.

Over recent years, we have developed a team incorporating industry-leading expertise
across multiple disciplines in the following sectors:



Swann Global’s reputation within the mining sector has been achieved through successful partnerships in this sector worldwide over almost two decades on a global scale. Just for the past couple of years, Swann has conducted more than 300 search and consulting assignments for global mining companies, including 90 for the Top 5 global mining companies.

Our recent clients have included:
BHP Billiton, Anglo American, Rio Tinto, Glencore/Xstrata, Freeport McMoRan, Orica, Sandvik, Peabody Energy, Barrick, Vale, Rusal, Exxaro, Teck, AngloGold Ashanti, Arcelor Mittal. Our rigorous and professionally-ethical search process, and our flexibility to customise timelines and processes to suit client requirements uniquely places us to assist our clients in reaching their human-capital objectives. Swann’s continuous efforts to learn from the industry best practices and to apply this knowledge to business solutions guarantees that our clients benefit from the most up-to-date market intelligence, thought leadership and tailored solutions.

Unique global reach. For over two decades, major international resource and infrastructure companies have looked to Swann when employing senior roles within their organisations.

Oil and Gas

Our experienced consultants have provided consulting and advisory service to global clients such as Exxon, Shell, Petronas, Woodside, BHP, Apache and Santos in more than 40 countries around the world. Their in-depth technical expertise have been applied in a wide variety of projects ranging from field development to late-life re-development stages. Apart from the technical advisory, Swann’s consultants had the opportunity to interact with some of the most technically-gifted world-class professionals within the oil & gas industry as candidates, sources, and hiring managers as well as to develop a know-how of innovative industry practices. Insights from this acquired knowledge can be applied to our clients technical talent needs.

Construction and Infrastructure

The infrastructure, building and construction industry has seen a significant increase in pipeline activity, with industry-wide sentiment improving since the recession. The sector is placing increasing significance on sustainability and the role of cities in the global context. Technology is taking a more prominent role in delivery in areas such as information modelling, providing more joined-up and efficient solutions. However, stakeholders are facing the challenge of finding long-term solutions to plug the skills gap. Swann, with its unprecedented insight into the context of the sector, is supporting our clients to find solutions for their human capital challenges.