​Shane Watson

​Shane Watson

Search Partner – Insurance, Banking & Wealth

Currently leading the Insurance and Wealth Practice, Shane joined Oceans Group in 2014 after 15 years of recruitment and executive search experience. During this time, he has successfully placed many C-Suite Executives, Directors and Heads of Business into prestigious insurance and wealth companies. Shane prides himself on his understanding of his specialist market and his long-term relationships with top tier clients and highly qualified candidates, locally and internationally.

Shane always focusses on matching excellent talent with blue-chip clients. His experience and strong networks enable him to develop high value and lasting bonds between individuals and organisations. He has successfully brought highly talented individuals into the Australian market from London, Singapore and New York, regularly delivering on niche and hard to fill assignments in a constantly changing marketplace.

When Shane isn’t in the city talking all things financial services, you will find him running around after his two children at the local parks. When he gets chance, he enjoys dusting off his golf clubs for a round of golf; he is also an avid follower of Liverpool Football Club and good quality rugby and cricket.

Shane has a Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations (Hons) from the University of Central Lancashire in the UK. He has also completed an ASIC compliant Life Insurance Diploma through Kaplan.