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.

Go Closer

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.


Ad Capita reinforces its IT Search Practice

We are very excited to announce that Joana Navarro Luis has just been nominated Associate Partner of Ad Capita Executive Search. Joana is a seasoned consultant with over 10 years of experience in the executive search industry and an enviable track record of successful executive placements. She brings to our firm an extensive exposure to a diversity of sectorial and functional areas while […]

Explore This path >>

Vasco Sabino joined Ad Capita as Associate Partner

Ad Capita Executive Search is delighted to announce that Vasco Sabino has been appointed as an Associated Partner at the firm. For the past 23 years, Vasco developed a strong professional career focused on Human Resources ecosystems, holding relevant roles within Energy, Industrial, Insurance and Pharmaceutical sectors for multinational corporations, with responsibilities across various geographies. With a refined sensitiveness […]

Explore This path >>

Ad Capita ranked TOP 50 European Executive Search Firm

Ad Capita has been ranked as one of the Top 50 Executive Search Firms in Europe for 2023 in a survey promoted by the US company C-Suite CV Secure. We are also tremendously happy to share with our clients, candidates and partners that Ad Capita is the only Portuguese Executive Search Firm  included in this ranking. According to the information made available by this company last […]

Explore This path >>
Go Higher
Cookie Preferences

ADCapita can use cookies to store your data from sign in, collect statistics to optimize site functionality, and to perform marketing actions based on your interests.

They allow us to customize the commercial offers that are presented to you.
They offer a more personalized and complete experience.
They allow you to be in contact with your social network.

Necessary Cookies They allow us to customize the commercial offers that are presented to you, directing them to your interests. They can be our own or third party cookies. We warn you that even if you do not accept these cookies, you may see marketing content -- but not matching your preferences.

Functional Cookies They offer a more personalized and complete experience, allowing you to save preferences, show you contents relevant to your interests and send you the alerts you have requested.

Advertising Cookies They allow you to be in contact with your social network, share content, send and receive comments.