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We Explore, Prospect, Locate and Extract the Highest Calibre of Candidates from Across the Globe


We match the most appropriate mining talent to your business-critical leadership roles at corporate locations, operational sites, development projects or exploration targets globally.


Equipped with thorough mining sector understanding, we can provide the most effective search solutions to execute your strategies and have a lasting impact on your organisation’s bottom line.

Our aim is to provide our clients with the service excellence you’d expect from larger firms, with the agility, creativity, and personable care that only a boutique firm such as ours can provide.

We’re Centred Around Human Potential, Around the World

The Qualities That Sets Us Apart

A Trusted Partnership

Companies call us when they need a dedicated specialist who will devote time to finding the right talent; they know that we are an intelligent, collaborative business partner, one that ultimately delivers results time after time.


Clients and candidates are always assured of complete honesty and candid counsel. We will only engage and propose candidates we consider to be the right fit – both professionally and culturally.

Industry-Insider Perspective

Our industry knowledge, built over the past decade, stands our clients and candidates in good stead. To make well informed decisions affecting the future course of your company, we provide you with essential insights, based on expertise spanning both human capital and mining.

Giving Back

We live our motto of ‘Making a difference”. We’ve made charitable donations throughout our history, and we continue to work with a number of initiatives that make a difference to individuals and communities.

Meet The Team

Tom Middleton

London, UK

Tom is an experienced mining search consultant, well connected with a global network of senior industry professionals. He has over a decade of experience, having successfully performed executive search assignments in more than 40 countries across multiple jurisdictions and locations. Prior to founding TM Partners in 2020, Tom established and managed an international mining recruitment firm, expanding their business into several new regions globally.

Emma Hudson

Dubai, UAE

After graduating in 2015, Emma joined First Quantum Minerals in Africa, recruiting expat professionals for the Canadian company’s Zambian operations. Her expertise lies in sourcing senior professionals and executives in the mining and resources industry, typically working on multihire projects. Emma’s experience is global; her most recent tenure was in Africa, and she has established an exceptional worldwide network. Her reputation for building relationships, managing candidates and maximising referrals means she is a trusted consultant working with candidates of the highest calibre.

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