Ad Capita is a retained executive search firm assisting leading companies with the identification, assessment and development of outstanding executive talent. 

With an unbeatable reputation for meeting client expectations, candidate focus and attention to detail, we consequently have an enviable portfolio of loyal world class clients across sectors. We have a truly international background. While operating directly in Portugal and Spain we can provide assistance globally through our worldwide affiliated offices.

We can help you go further.




We don’t just scratch the surface.

Diving deep for your success

Finding exceptional people to lead true successful business lies often in small and hidden details. It requires a meticulous and profound insight into how to provide the most exciting and seamless way to meet client’s expectations.

Top to bottom knowledge

We help you take the long view in developing comprehensive strategies to identify and nurture your leadership talent needs. We provide knowledgeable, creative and flexible executive search and development service models.

How we find treasure

We are inspired by the dramatic changes in executive talent complex ecosystems.
With our mastery of research processes and assessment systems we will challenge you to think deeper and achieve strikingly better results.



We operate in 60+ affiliated offices across 36 countries and 6 continents.


We can offer you high caliber executive search and talent advisory support on a global scale, combining an outstanding 30 year’s track record, an impressive local market knowledge and highly personalised professional service.



You are never far away from one of our consultants. Wherever you need us we will be working closely providing the expertise and advice you need.

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Research & Insights




We are at the heart of challenges and debates on global talent landscapes and the impact in your business.

We help you to see it first from higher ground.


Company Directors and Community Expectations

Long gone are the days when Directors of companies around the world simply had to comply with their local equivalent of the Corporations Act and any other specific legislation relevant to their particular industry, for example Income tax legislation, Trade Practices legislation, Stock Exchange listing rules, Foreign Corrupt Practices legislation and a plethora of banking […]

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Ranked Global 40 by Hunt Scanlon

INAC Global Executive Search, the international organisation of which Ad Capita is the exclusive member for Portugal, has recently been distinguished by Hunt Scanlon and ranked in its Global 40 listing. Each year, the renowned international executive search directory conducts a thorough and exhaustive research to list the best recruiting providers worldwide. The ranking not […]

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Ad Capita awarded for exceptional business exchange performance.

It is with an immense proud and joy we share with our clients, candidates and partners that Ad Capita Executive Search was awarded with second place in the “INAC Global Business Achievement Award 2019” announced this week by INAC Global Executive Search, a leading international organisation of which our firm is the exclusive member firm […]

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