About us

Our team is composed by experienced executive & middle management search consultants with an excellent track record in complex corporate European wide recruitment challenges, providing dynamic market research solutions and change management consultancy.

We believe in an intelligent, dynamic and personalized search solution that adds real value to your company. We are focused on our clients’ local & international talent needs, making a detailed analysis of the market value of the  opportunity and translating it into a recruitment strategy.

We seek to work with clients that have challenging  projects, they are ready to develop career specializations and incentive talent within their organization.

We establish a  dynamic process that allows us to identify and filter those potential candidates that fit in your company´s  culture and Values.

We aim to deliver highly motivated candidates that are passionate about what they do and looking for a place to learn more and develop their career paths.


  • Executive Search
  • Proffesional Search
  • Talent Mapping
  • Market Research


  • Proffesional Services
  • Energy & Industry
  • Retail/ FMCG
  • IT, Digital & Technology
  • Finance & Insurance
  • Life Sciences

Optimaes Talent
Search Solutions

Jordán de Urríes

Managing Partner

With more than 18 years experience in executive  and Middle management Search consultancy, Carlos  started his executive search experience working as consultant and later as manager and Associate Director of the Industrial and IT  recruitment speciality in companies such us Hays Executive, Futurestep (Korn & Ferry) and  Ajilon (Adecco).

In 2013 Carlos takes the step to set up Optimaes Talent  in response to the need to create a more dynamic and stable  recruitment solution for his long standing clients.

Before working in the executive search business, Carlos worked as Project director for an international Investment research media Company, and travelled extensively producing country economic reports in Europe, Africa and Latin America.

Carlos was educated  at Stonyhurst College, a catholic school in Lancashire (England) and continue to study International Affairs and Economics at Vesalius College (Vrije Universiteit Brussel) in Belgium.

Carlos speaks fluently   Spanish, English and French.

Rico de Lara

Associate Director

With more than 20 years of professional experience, Ana has developed her expertise in four areas, Strategic Digital Marketing, customer management, public relations and Talent Research.

Ana has a wide experience  in management functions related to the  human capital of the companies, giving a very personal and unique touch to each recruitment project, offering a specific and unique value in each selection process.

Ana holds a degree in advertising and public relations at the Complutense University, postgraduate in ESIC in commercial management and master in social networks by the UNED Foundation.

She has worked in Italy (Rome and Milan) and Nottingham (England), providing a multicultural vision that is manifested in every international project.