An English national, Zany Anton-Smith gained a BA (Hons) in Economics from Durham University. She started her career in executive search in 1997 in London, specialising in the search of qualified finance professionals into middle office and finance positions within the Investment Banking sector.
In 2000, Zany moved to Paris and joined Singer & Hamilton Executive Search, Capital Markets Division, where she managed searches for tier 1 investment banking clients in London and Paris within Sales, Structuring and Trading across all asset classes.
In 2002, she moved back to London to set up the London office of Singer & Hamilton and has, since then, been working on searches within the Financial Services sector covering: Capital Markets, Wealth and Asset Management, Private Banking, Insurance and Real Estate.
Away from the office Zany is a keen runner and skier, having trained with the Swiss Ski School. She speaks French and has lived and worked in Switzerland, as well as in France.