People Shape

Harry Chetwynd-Talbot

About Harry

Having joined when Hedley May was in its infancy back in 2010, Harry has advised financial institutions, major corporates and global regulators on the appointment of senior Legal, Compliance, Risk, Governance and Regulatory leaders for over a decade.

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A recognized expert in how complex and interrelated control functions protect and strengthen the most successful organizations, Harry is an exciting thought leader on the constant evolution of these roles and challenges of tomorrow.

Harry is committed to Learning & Development at Hedley May, leading numerous internal initiatives and ensuring the accumulation of market knowledge and strategic insight is a priority  for all members of the team.

Hedley May’s culture of vulnerability and openness has given Harry the confidence to develop his professional and personal self, allowing him to meet the needs of his clients consistently, develop significant expertise, and be rewarded for his propensity for hard work.

Prior to joining Hedley May, Harry was a corporate banker at Barclays. He holds a BA in History from Newcastle University.

Our People

Hedley May is the power of its people. We work hard to create a culture in which everyone feels valued, are supported to thrive, and can live the values we believe in. We know the search for great people is driven by great people.

The Belonging Project

We launched the Belonging Project, conducting over 100 interviews globally with a diverse range of people. Our research reaffirmed our core belief: organizations that create a strong sense of Belonging are more successful – in business, employee satisfaction and longevity. Belonging is the proven cornerstone of success.


When we founded Hedley May, we made a commitment to make a positive impact on our broader communities. We focus on providing opportunity to the underserved through mentorship, internships, workshops and other career development initiatives. We are also dedicated advocates and supporters of numerous social mobility programs.