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Global Management
Matthew Chapman

Founder

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Global Management

Matthew Chapman

Founder

Matthew (Matt) Chapman is the Founder of ChapmanCG. Matt oversees ChapmanCG’s future strategy, innovation and image across the globe. He also personally provides HR search and career counsel to HR leaders whose careers have grown alongside ChapmanCG — some of whom are now the biggest HR names in the world.

Matt has a Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting and Business Law from the University of New South Wales, Australia. He is a Singapore Citizen and divides his time between Asia Pacific, the Americas and EMEA.

Matt is a wellness, self-improvement and fitness addict. He has completed six desert, 250km ultra-marathons in Chile, China, Egypt, Antarctica, Namibia and Madagascar.

EA Registration Number: R1111550 Licence Number: 08S3543

Latest Articles by Matthew

Culture & Business Transformation 25 August 2021

Global HR Update Q3 2021

In this edition of ChapmanCG’s Global HR Update, we call out the latest HR trends around…

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ChapmanCG News 12 May 2021

Global HR Update Q2 2021

The future of work is a consistent theme in our conversations with HR contacts around…

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Global HR Updates 3 March 2021

Global HR Update Q1 2021

As we start 2021, it is clear that HR will remain ‘front and centre’ for…

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ChapmanCG News 30 December 2020

What 2020 has meant to ChapmanCG

Matthew Chapman, Founder We always believed HR was “at the centre” but this year has…

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ChapmanCG News 1 December 2020

Global HR Update Q4 2020

As 2020 draws to a close, the HR community is reflecting on the challenges of…

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Global HR Updates 29 April 2020

Global HR Update Q2 2020

We are seeing the HR profession going through substantial change as a result of the…

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ChapmanCG News 4 March 2019

ChapmanCG appoints Stephanie Nash to the new role of Global Chief People Officer

Global HR executive search firm ChapmanCG today announced the appointment of Stephanie Nash to the…

Ben Davies
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ChapmanCG News 23 May 2018

What CHROs Look for in Their Asia HR Head

The Asia HR Head possesses a unique set of skills that allows them to meet…

Matthew Chapman
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Talent Development 25 March 2018

The Asia HR Head Competitive Advantage

Asian HR leaders have learned to adapt to environments where there is no ready-made human…

Matthew Chapman
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Culture & Business Transformation 17 April 2017

Managing Change and the Data Frontier

With a backdrop of Tokyo Tower and sprinkled cherry blossoms in a nearby park, Neal…

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Ben Davies

CEO

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Global Management

Ben Davies

CEO

Ben Davies is the CEO at ChapmanCG and is responsible for the continued expansion of the business globally.

He has played a pivotal role in driving ChapmanCG’s rapid growth across the Americas, EMEA and the Asia Pacific. Ben’s previous experience included leading senior executive search assignments for top multinationals in EMEA, North America and the Asia Pacific for ChapmanCG and prior to that, for the London office of Korn/Ferry International. His global mandate includes enhancing ChapmanCG’s ties with global client headquarters in EMEA and North America.

Ben is passionate about best practice executive search and recruitment methodologies and processes. As a result, he has a heavy focus on driving innovation internally at ChapmanCG. He also advises key clients as they build their businesses internationally, and in particular across rapid-growth and emerging markets.

Ben studied Sports Science at the University of Wales, Cardiff. He has successfully completed ultra-marathons in Mongolia and Ecuador.

EA Registration Number: R1111557 Licence Number: 08S3543

Latest Articles by Ben

ChapmanCG News 30 December 2020

What 2020 has meant to ChapmanCG

Matthew Chapman, Founder We always believed HR was “at the centre” but this year has…

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Talent Development 14 January 2020

What Should You Consider for Your Next HR Move?

When considering the next move in your HR career, be sure to take a long-term…

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Culture & Business Transformation 31 December 2019

Our Top Human Resource Articles for 2019

As we close out the year, we'd like to bring you the top ten most…

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Diversity and Inclusion 20 December 2019

How QBE Built a Successful Culture of Inclusion

‘100% Human at Work’ is an initiative that encourages businesses to stop thinking of their…

Fiona Jury
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Well-being 28 November 2019

How Travelex Approach Mental Health and Wellbeing 

We were proud to collaborate on ‘100% Human at Work’, a project launched by Virgin…

Paul Jury
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Talent Acquisition 25 November 2019

How Are Talent Acquisition and Employer Branding Evolving

Talent Acquisition and Employer Branding is evolving. Up for debate is how HR leaders are…

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Global HR Updates 6 November 2019

Global HR Update Q4 2019

In this edition of our Global HR Update, we share our outlook for the fourth…

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HR Trends 4 November 2019

Global HR Outlook Q4 2019

As we move through the final quarter of 2019, CHROs continue to streamline and optimize…

Stefanie Cross-Wilson
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Talent Development 28 October 2019

How Can HR Leaders Position Themselves as True Business Leaders

How should HR leaders position themselves as true business leaders? Our ChapmanCG team have considered…

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Talent Development 23 October 2019

What Are CHROs Looking For in Their Heads of Talent?

Chief HR Officers have seen their responsibilities evolve over the years and many are taking…

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Stefanie Cross-Wilson

President and COO

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Global Management

Stefanie Cross-Wilson

President and COO

Stefanie Cross-Wilson is President and COO at ChapmanCG, based in Los Angeles. Along with Ben Davies, Stefanie is responsible for the day-to-day running of ChapmanCG. She also leads complex HR searches globally for ChapmanCG’s top clients.

Before joining ChapmanCG, Stefanie was President, Recruitment & Talent Management for North America at Hudson (NASDAQ: HSON). Prior to that she lived and worked in Asia for over 20 years, most recently as Hudson’s Asia CEO.

Stefanie has worked extensively with leading multinational employers across a broad range of geographies and industries. Working closely with HR and business leadership teams, she advises on the development and implementation of best practice HR and Talent strategies.

Stefanie is originally from Chicago and a graduate of Sydney University in Australia. She is an international speaker and subject matter expert on global Human Resources and Talent Acquisition trends, and working cross-culturally.

Latest Articles by Stefanie

Culture & Business Transformation 25 August 2021

Global HR Update Q3 2021

In this edition of ChapmanCG’s Global HR Update, we call out the latest HR trends around…

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未来工作 19 July 2021

2021年二季度全球展望

正如预期的那样,我们看到全球人力资源活动在本季度出现反弹,经济有所改善,抗击疫情取得了进展。我们认为...

Stefanie Cross-Wilson
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ChapmanCG News 12 May 2021

Global HR Update Q2 2021

The future of work is a consistent theme in our conversations with HR contacts around…

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Global HR Updates 3 March 2021

Global HR Update Q1 2021

As we start 2021, it is clear that HR will remain ‘front and centre’ for…

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ChapmanCG News 30 December 2020

What 2020 has meant to ChapmanCG

Matthew Chapman, Founder We always believed HR was “at the centre” but this year has…

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ChapmanCG News 1 December 2020

Global HR Update Q4 2020

As 2020 draws to a close, the HR community is reflecting on the challenges of…

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Global HR Updates 29 April 2020

Global HR Update Q2 2020

We are seeing the HR profession going through substantial change as a result of the…

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Global HR Updates 28 April 2020

Global HR Outlook Q2 2020

In this edition of our quarterly Global HR Outlook, ChapmanCG’s Matt Chapman and Stefanie Cross-Wilson…

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Global HR Updates 25 February 2020

Global HR Update Q1 2020

In this edition of our Global HR Update, we will be looking broadly at key…

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Global HR Updates 6 November 2019

Global HR Update Q4 2019

In this edition of our Global HR Update, we share our outlook for the fourth…

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Albert Kwong

Chief Financial Officer

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Global Management

Albert Kwong

Chief Financial Officer

Albert holds the position of Group Chief Financial Officer based in Hong Kong, where he works across The Chapman Consulting Group, BeathChapman and RMI (our sister companies). His role is to oversee all financial aspects of the Group, alongside legal and compliance.

Prior to joining ChapmanCG, Albert spent more than 10 years as the regional CFO in Asia for a listed US recruitment firm. During this time, he helped to establish a number of offices for the company in key regional markets including Beijing, Shanghai, Seoul, Taipei and Tokyo. Albert has over 18 years’ experience in the recruitment industry and has also led acquisition projects in China and Dubai.

Albert is a Certified General Accountant of Canada. He began his accounting career in Toronto, Canada and moved back to Hong Kong in 1991. Before he made the transition into recruitment, Albert worked in the hospitality and freight forwarding industries. Outside of work Albert enjoys playing tennis, watching movies and good food.

Executive Advisory
Stephanie Nash

Executive Advisor

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Global Management

Stephanie Nash

Executive Advisor

Stephanie Nash is the Global Chief People Officer at ChapmanCG and is responsible for growing and developing our global organisation, and providing insights on HR trends to our global network.

She also holds the role of Global Head of Chapman Ventures, and provides guidance across Matthew Chapman’s broader portfolio of business interests and innovations in human resources. This includes ChapmanV’s new global HR fund, which will invest in HR-focused start-ups, and the Global HR Exchange, which will be an online community for HR professionals.

Prior to joining ChapmanCG, Stephanie held the role of Chief People Officer at RedMart, where she oversaw the growth of the Singapore-based technology and ecommerce platform.

Stephanie has more than two decades’ experience as a human resources leader working across the United States, Asia, Australia and South America. During this time, she served in senior HR roles for Fortune 500 companies, including Vice President of Human Resources Asia-Pacific at Allergen, Senior Director Human Resources Asia Pacific at Microsoft, and Group Manager, Human Resources, Base Metals at BHP Billiton. Throughout her career, she has worked across a range of industries, business units, functional areas and geographies in local, multi-country and global capacities.

Stephanie is originally from the United States, and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Management from Syracuse University, as well as a Diploma in Human Resources Management from the University of California, Berkeley.

She also serves as the President of the American Association of Singapore, General Committee Member of the American Club, and Co-Chair of the Human Capital Committee of the American Chamber of Commerce in Singapore.

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Stella Strazdas

Executive Advisor

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Executive Advisor

Stella Strazdas

Executive Advisor

Stella Strazdas is an Executive Advisor and global HR leader coach based out of the New York metropolitan area. She works with CHROs, HR leaders and business leaders around the world who are in the ChapmanCG network.

Prior to starting her own firm, Parvana Consulting LLC, which partners with ChapmanCG, Stella was with Johnson & Johnson for 17 years and most recently was the Worldwide Vice President Human Resources within Medical Devices. She also held other HR leadership roles at Johnson & Johnson leading regions for the Pharmaceuticals Group for North America, Latin America and Asia Pacific.

Stella has worked in Human Resources for over 20 years in various leadership positions at a number of Fortune 500 firms, including Merck, Hoffmann La-Roche and Unilever. She has deep experience in the areas of Compensation, Global Mobility, Leadership Development, Business Partnering and Regional Leadership of Asia Pacific and Latin America markets for both integrated and matrixed business units.

Stella has a reputation as a thought leader with the ability to identify diverse talent across the globe and build strong, engaged and empowered teams who can deliver on business commitments. She has led change and transformation at the global business unit level and at regional levels for HR models.

She has a Master of Public Health from New York University, a Master of Social Work from University of Toronto and a Bachelor of International Business and Human Resources Management from Upsala College. Stella has been an adjunct professor at NYU for the Stern and Wagner Schools in Management. She is also fluent in English, Spanish and has a general proficiency in French.

In her spare time, Stella enjoys traveling the world with her husband, supporting the arts and theatre in New York, community activism and practicing yoga.

Frieder Rummel

Executive Advisor

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Executive Advisor

Frieder Rummel

Executive Advisor

Frieder Rummel is an Executive Advisor for EMEA with ChapmanCG based in Vienna, Austria. He supports the EMEA team to build relationships with CHROs and global HR leaders in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, with a primary focus on Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

Frieder also works as a leadership consultant and coach, and he leads assessment and talent projects for ChapmanCG. His experience involves decades of intense corporate work, including 18 years with Procter & Gamble, 12 years with Allianz and three years with Hershey’s.

Frieder has worked in Germany and Austria and, most recently, spent eight years in Asia. The focus of his work has been on Human Resources, but he has also spent time as a Managing Director and Head of IT, as well as acting as a company spokesperson. His last corporate role before joining ChapmanCG was as Senior Director, Human Resources, Asia, Europe, Middle East and Africa for the Hershey Company.

Frieder is originally from Germany and holds a Master’s degree in Mathematics from Philipps University Marburg and a Doctorate in Mathematics from Technical University Darmstadt. He speaks both German and English fluently. In his spare time, Frieder enjoys nature and culture and has completed more than a dozen full marathons, with half a dozen in tropical climates.

Latest Articles by Frieder

HR Trends 5 March 2021

HR Leaders Talk Show Germany – The State of HR in 2021

We were pleased to host the first 2021 edition of our Germany HR Leaders Talk…

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HR Trends 25 November 2019

ChapmanCG Top HR Podcasts for 2019

The ChapmanCG Global HR Interview is the online destination for the most engaging conversations with…

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Culture & Business Transformation 17 September 2019

Change Through Transformational Leadership

HR leaders gathered recently to discuss managing and leading change through transformational leadership at ChapmanCG…

Tim Rayner
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Culture & Business Transformation 16 April 2019

Lessons in Cultural Change from Microsoft

We are on the cusp of the most exciting and disruptive wave of technology humankind…

Tim Spriggs
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Talent Development 17 February 2019

New Ways to Digitalise Your Workforce

In the face of digital transformation, HR leaders are turning their attention to building internal…

Frieder Rummel
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Future of Work 19 January 2019

Re-imagining Performance Management

As companies continue to grapple with finding an effective performance management solution, HR leaders are…

Kirsty Jucker
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ChapmanCG News 10 January 2019

Top HR Podcasts of 2018

Since our launch of the ChapmanCG Global HR Interview podcast series in 2015, we have…

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Culture & Business Transformation 4 December 2018

The Power of Culture for Organisational Transformation

As the pace of business increases and new disruptive technologies are developed, companies need to…

Anna Taylor
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Culture & Business Transformation 9 November 2018

HR Leaders' Guide to Managing Change: Five Insightful Points of View

How can HR leaders manage change? How can they implement the strategies needed to effect…

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Digital Transformation 22 October 2018

Five Ways Digitalisation Will Impact HR

Digitalisation is transforming the function of human resources. As organisations look more-and-more towards digitalising their systems…

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Odilia Poon

Executive Advisor

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Executive Advisor

Odilia Poon

Executive Advisor

Odilia is an Executive Advisor with ChapmanCG based in Hong Kong. She supports the Asia Pacific team to build relationships with CHROs and global HR leaders across the Asia Pacific, with a particular focus on Greater China, including Hong Kong and Taiwan.

Odilia lived and worked in China for 13 years before her relocation back to Hong Kong in 2013. Whilst in China, she established operations for two international recruitment companies, growing both businesses to a sizeable scale.

With a background in marketing, operations and management consulting, Odilia has held prominent regional management positions with several leading international organisations, including Carlsberg, Pepsi-Cola and Rothmans International. She has extensive experience managing large global teams, with a focus on delivering Human Resources and recruitment solutions.

Having earned a Master of Science in Marketing Management from the University of Salford in the UK, Odilia also obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from the University of East Asia, Macau. She speaks fluent English, Mandarin and Cantonese and has lived and worked across the Greater China markets of China, Hong Kong and Taiwan.

Licence Number: EA License 66251 (HK)

Latest Articles by Odilia

Talent Development 15 October 2018

What Makes an HR Leader Stand Out in China?

When multinational companies first entered China, companies looked abroad for international HR leaders to train…

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ChapmanCG News 2 October 2018

Matching Workforce Talent to China’s Productivity Challenge

Originally published in Hong Kong Institute of Human Resource Management’s HR magazine. As multinational and…

Katherine Qu
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Talent Development 8 April 2018

Challenges for Hong Kong HR Leaders

Hong Kong is an interesting market with a distinctive culture that creates a unique set…

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Culture & Business Transformation 30 June 2017

HR’s Impact on Culture—And What’s Gen Y Got to Do With It?

Recently, ChapmanCG and AIA co-hosted another HR Leader Networking Section in Hong Kong. Chaired by…

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Talent Acquisition 16 June 2017

Employer Branding in China Has Gone Digital

ChapmanCG had the pleasure of bringing together around twenty senior Talent Acquisition leaders in Shanghai…

Ringo Lau
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Talent Development 15 February 2017

Building Global Leaders, the Asian Talent Challenge

The 9th February was the latest in our ‘Lunch With a CHRO’ series. We were…

Tim Spriggs
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Digital Transformation 9 November 2016

Technology, With a Purpose

Charles Bendotti, Global CHRO at Philip Morris International, David Thomas, APAC HR Head at Manulife…

Tracy Goh
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Digital Transformation 15 April 2016

HK Talent Management and Talent Acquisition Leaders Meet at Bloomberg: Digiti...

Greater digitisation and the maturity of analytics in HR were twin topics featured in Hong…

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Talent Acquisition 15 January 2016

APAC Talent Life-Cycle Trends

In December, ChapmanCG and Commonwealth Bank of {nolink}Australia {/nolink}brought together a diverse group of senior…

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Talent Acquisition 23 November 2015

Retention Through Talent Acquisiton and Employer Branding

ChapmanCG’s latest series of HR roundtables took us to Shanghai where we were hosted by…

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Alice Gossé

Executive Advisor

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Alice Gossé

Executive Advisor

Alice Gossé is an Executive Advisor with ChapmanCG based in Hong Kong. She works with the global leadership team to expand ChapmanCG’s operations in Hong Kong and the Asia Pacific region.

Prior to joining ChapmanCG, Alice was the Head of Acquisition, Asia Pacific and Executive Hiring for luxury brand Burberry. She is originally from France, where she started her career in HR.

Alice brings over 15 years of HR experience, including extensive experience in implementing regional resourcing strategies, and executive search and talent acquisition through her prior roles at Burberry and as Client Partner at Korn Ferry. Throughout her HR career Alice has worked across Hong Kong, Singapore, Kuwait, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia and Europe.

Alice balances her love of fine dining with a passion for fitness and wellness. She is a health coach, pilates and yoga instructor as well as a mindfulness teacher. Alice loves travelling to experience different wellness approaches around the world.

Consulting Team
Steve Brown

Managing Director

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Consulting Team

Steve Brown

Managing Director

Steve Brown is Managing Director with ChapmanCG based between Singapore, Hong Kong, and Shanghai. He leads the ChapmanCG team across Southeast Asia and Greater China. Steve has 20+ years’ experience in the search industry, gained in the United Kingdom and the Asia Pacific.

Steve has developed a strong track record of successfully delivering multiple high-profile HR searches across Asia, and across various industry sectors. He is passionate about fostering long-term partnerships with HR influencers and top HR talent regionally and globally.

EA Registration Number: R1216206 Licence Number: 08S3543 (SG) EA License 66251 (HK)

Latest Articles by Steve

人才培养 26 July 2021

重新审视变革时期人力资源优先事项

2016年,我们发布了备受关注的”今日人力资源领导者五大关注领域“。仅仅5年...

Steve Brown
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Diversity and Inclusion 2 June 2021

Revisiting HR Priorities in Times of Change

In 2016, we published the much-viewed Five Areas of Interest for Today’s HR Leader. Only…

Steve Brown
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ChapmanCG News 12 May 2021

Global HR Update Q2 2021

The future of work is a consistent theme in our conversations with HR contacts around…

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ChapmanCG News 28 December 2020

A look back at top articles from 2020

The Top 5 Trends in German HR in the 2020s The HR trends shaping work…

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Global HR Updates 29 April 2020

Global HR Update Q2 2020

We are seeing the HR profession going through substantial change as a result of the…

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Employee Engagement 10 April 2020

Agile leadership in uncertain times

Around the world companies are going through drastic changes and the HR community has been…

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Global HR Updates 25 February 2020

Global HR Update Q1 2020

In this edition of our Global HR Update, we will be looking broadly at key…

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Talent Development 14 January 2020

What Should You Consider for Your Next HR Move?

When considering the next move in your HR career, be sure to take a long-term…

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Future of Work 16 December 2019

The Future Workforce

We recently brought together an expert group of Talent, Learning & OD Leaders for a…

Andrea Merrigan
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Employee Engagement 6 December 2019

Cracking the Code on Employee Experience

Close to one hundred HR leaders came together and shared their thoughts and views on…

Katherine Qu
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Tim Spriggs

Managing Director

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Tim Spriggs

Managing Director

Tim Spriggs is a Managing Director with ChapmanCG based in the UK. He works with the team to identify high-calibre HR talent across EMEA and internationally.

Tim has worked on behalf of some of the top global multinationals and has a background in global HR search. He works with our teams across Europe, APAC and North America to foster our strong links between our global headquarters and the regions.

Tim spent five years in Singapore where he was instrumental in building the China business and covered international work out of Asia. Prior to ChapmanCG, Tim worked for JD Haspel, a boutique London-based executive search firm, where he specialised in EMEA HR search assignments across multiple sectors including technology, pharmaceuticals, financial services and natural resources.

Before moving into executive search, Tim’s passion for sport led him to his first career in sports marketing and media sponsorship with Octagon. He has a BA (Hons) in American Studies from the University of Nottingham, and a CIM Diploma from the London School of Marketing.

In his spare time, Tim enjoys running and cycling in the Chilterns and is known to have the occasional swim in the Thames near his home in Henley.

Latest Articles by Tim

人才培养 26 July 2021

重新审视变革时期人力资源优先事项

2016年,我们发布了备受关注的”今日人力资源领导者五大关注领域“。仅仅5年...

Steve Brown
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Diversity and Inclusion 2 June 2021

Revisiting HR Priorities in Times of Change

In 2016, we published the much-viewed Five Areas of Interest for Today’s HR Leader. Only…

Steve Brown
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ChapmanCG News 12 May 2021

Global HR Update Q2 2021

The future of work is a consistent theme in our conversations with HR contacts around…

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Culture & Business Transformation 3 May 2021

Engagement, Well-Being and Performance

The European Coffee Club Series – key takeaways

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ChapmanCG News 28 December 2020

A look back at top articles from 2020

The Top 5 Trends in German HR in the 2020s The HR trends shaping work…

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ChapmanCG News 1 December 2020

Global HR Update Q4 2020

As 2020 draws to a close, the HR community is reflecting on the challenges of…

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Talent Acquisition 4 September 2020

A Perspective on Global Talent Acquisition Priorities

From the outset of the global pandemic, Talent Acquisition functions in many organisations have been…

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Future of Work 17 March 2020

Developing Fit for Purpose Leaders for the Future

Hosted at the Zurich headquarters of ABB, The Chapman Consulting Group bought together HR global…

Kirsty Jucker
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Culture & Business Transformation 31 December 2019

Our Top Human Resource Articles for 2019

As we close out the year, we'd like to bring you the top ten most…

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Talent Acquisition 3 December 2019

How is Talent Acquisition Evolving for the Future Workforce?

ChapmanCG’s UK team was joined by a group of Global and Regional Talent Acquisition Leaders…

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Neal Walters

Managing Director

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Neal Walters

Managing Director

Neal Walters is a Managing Director with ChapmanCG, based in Japan. He specialises in Japan & Asia Pacific HR search and recruitment, working on mandates for HR Directors, Senior HR Business Partners and head of function positions in Compensation & Benefits, Talent Acquisition, and Talent Management. He also works with the broader ChapmanCG team on international searches both in Japan and across the Asia Pacific region.

Prior to joining ChapmanCG, Neal worked as Vice President, Japan and Asia Pacific for en world Japan where he was responsible for executive-level searches and new business development for Japan and the Asia Pacific. Neal’s career in recruitment spans more than 12 years and he has a track record of providing excellent service around people and recruitment strategy development.

Originally from Canada, Neal has lived in Japan for more than 19 years. He graduated with honours from Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario with a Bachelor of Business Administration. In addition to English, Neal speaks Japanese. In his free time, he enjoys playing golf, ice hockey, squash and fitness training.

Latest Articles by Neal

人才培养 26 July 2021

重新审视变革时期人力资源优先事项

2016年,我们发布了备受关注的”今日人力资源领导者五大关注领域“。仅仅5年...

Steve Brown
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Diversity and Inclusion 2 June 2021

Revisiting HR Priorities in Times of Change

In 2016, we published the much-viewed Five Areas of Interest for Today’s HR Leader. Only…

Steve Brown
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Global HR Updates 29 April 2020

Global HR Update Q2 2020

We are seeing the HR profession going through substantial change as a result of the…

ChapmanCG
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Talent Development 14 January 2020

What Should You Consider for Your Next HR Move?

When considering the next move in your HR career, be sure to take a long-term…

ChapmanCG
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Talent Development 26 November 2019

Three Ways Novartis HR is Empowering Its Leaders

Managing effective and impactful transformation at all levels of an organization is no easy task.…

Andrew Sipus
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Talent Development 12 November 2019

Talent Acquisition and Strategy Japan

The question of how to find and attract top talent in Japan is a critical…

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Employee Engagement 11 November 2019

Awesome Workplace: Defining Employee Experience

It’s hard to argue the fact that a highly engaged workforce has several benefits to…

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Talent Development 25 September 2019

Shifting Talent Requirements for HR Teams

Data and analytics are being used not only to inform business decisions, but in the…

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Culture & Business Transformation 30 January 2019

Globalizing Japanese HR Talent

The question of how to best globalize HR talent is a crucial consideration for many…

Andrew Sipus
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Culture & Business Transformation 30 November 2018

The Agile Revolution: What it Means for HR

HR as a function has traditionally mirrored both the form and the structure of the…

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Paul Jury

Managing Director

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Paul Jury

Managing Director

Paul holds the position of Managing Director with ChapmanCG and is a member of the organisation’s senior management team (Global). He holds responsibility for people and performance across the Australia and New Zealand region, and he works with a dynamic team across SE Asia. Paul takes a particularly hands-on approach to building ChapmanCG’s business and brand in Singapore, Jakarta and Manila. In the past he has managed teams and continues to deliver regional searches across APAC.

Before joining the ChapmanCG team, Paul spent eight years at Talent2 International as Managing Director of the recruitment business across Australasia, where he also served as a member of the Global Recruitment team. Prior to this he held various senior management roles with TMP Worldwide (NASDAQ Listed) and Morgan & Banks (ASX Listed) across Australia and New Zealand.

Originally from Melbourne, Paul has worked with the Essendon Football Club, Arthur Andersen & Co and Pacific Access. He holds a Bachelor of Business (Accounting) from Monash University and has participated in professional development at the Macquarie Graduate School of Management.

These days Paul’s personal interests revolve around his teenage family and trying to stay balanced. He is an avid lover of sport and has a passion for football, cricket and golf.

Latest Articles by Paul

Culture & Business Transformation 31 December 2019

Our Top Human Resource Articles for 2019

As we close out the year, we'd like to bring you the top ten most…

ChapmanCG
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Diversity and Inclusion 20 December 2019

How QBE Built a Successful Culture of Inclusion

‘100% Human at Work’ is an initiative that encourages businesses to stop thinking of their…

Fiona Jury
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HR Trends 25 November 2019

ChapmanCG Top HR Podcasts for 2019

The ChapmanCG Global HR Interview is the online destination for the most engaging conversations with…

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Global HR Updates 6 November 2019

Global HR Update Q4 2019

In this edition of our Global HR Update, we share our outlook for the fourth…

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Employee Engagement 29 October 2019

How to Make Work More Human: With a Nod from Sir Richard Branson

ChapmanCG has enjoyed the privilege of partnering with Virgin Unite on its events in Sydney and…

Fiona Jury
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ChapmanCG News 2 September 2019

The Future of Work is 100% Human

ChapmanCG continues to support 100% Human at Work. Our latest contribution, a collection of case…

Ben Davies
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Diversity and Inclusion 26 February 2019

Mind the Gap

ChapmanCG’s Paul Jury and other business leaders speak about gender pay gaps across various industries…

Paul Jury
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Talent Development 22 December 2018

Harnessing Flexibility and Neuroscience to Drive Performance

Flexible working and neuroscience can both play an important role in driving employee engagement and…

Paul Jury
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Talent Development 9 October 2018

100% Human at Work: Shaping a Better Future of Work

ChapmanCG was delighted to support the launch of The B Team in Australia with Sir…

Paul Jury
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Talent Acquisition 28 August 2018

The New Skillsets to Future-Proof Your Workforce

New core skillsets for employees will enable HR leaders to help future-proof their businesses and…

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Jaemi Taylor

Managing Director

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Jaemi Taylor

Managing Director

Jaemi Taylor is a Managing Director with ChapmanCG and is based in the United States. She leads senior searches for ChapmanCG’s major clients across a range of industries. Jaemi also leads our US and Americas consulting team.

Prior to joining ChapmanCG, Jaemi was with Robert Half Executive Search where she was a Managing Director, working with a diverse client base including Fortune 500, small and medium-sized public and private companies, as well as private equity and venture-backed companies.

She has over 16 years of experience in the search industry, including conducting international searches in Australia, New Zealand, Europe, and the UK. Her sector expertise includes technology, consumer goods, non-profit, professional services and pharmaceutical.

Jaemi’s favorite pastime is travel and favorite sound is laughter. When not working, you will find her enjoying time with friends, cooking, reading, and exploring the waters of the Pacific Northwest with her husband and their seaworthy cat.

Katherine Qu

Senior Director

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Katherine Qu

Senior Director

Katherine is a Senior Director with ChapmanCG, based in Singapore. She works with the global team to identify top HR talent across Asia, North America, and Europe.

Prior to joining ChapmanCG, Katherine started her own executive search business in Beijing, which focused on senior executive roles for leading Chinese companies in the consumer, healthcare and real estate industries. Subsequently, Katherine held positions with Hudson and Charterhouse Partnership, a boutique executive search firm based in Singapore. Katherine has also had extensive industry experience across different sectors with global leaders such as Pepsi, Pfizer, and Lenovo.

Katherine was born in China and was educated in both China and the United States, achieving her Master of Business Administration from the University of Maryland. She has worked in China, Singapore and the United States, and speaks both Mandarin and English fluently.

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Latest Articles by Katherine

Culture & Business Transformation 25 August 2021

Global HR Update Q3 2021

In this edition of ChapmanCG’s Global HR Update, we call out the latest HR trends around…

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人才培养 26 July 2021

重新审视变革时期人力资源优先事项

2016年,我们发布了备受关注的”今日人力资源领导者五大关注领域“。仅仅5年...

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Diversity and Inclusion 2 June 2021

Revisiting HR Priorities in Times of Change

In 2016, we published the much-viewed Five Areas of Interest for Today’s HR Leader. Only…

Steve Brown
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ChapmanCG News 28 December 2020

A look back at top articles from 2020

The Top 5 Trends in German HR in the 2020s The HR trends shaping work…

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Talent Development 14 January 2020

What Should You Consider for Your Next HR Move?

When considering the next move in your HR career, be sure to take a long-term…

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Future of Work 16 December 2019

The Future Workforce

We recently brought together an expert group of Talent, Learning & OD Leaders for a…

Andrea Merrigan
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Talent Acquisition 25 November 2019

How Are Talent Acquisition and Employer Branding Evolving

Talent Acquisition and Employer Branding is evolving. Up for debate is how HR leaders are…

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Talent Development 23 October 2019

What Are CHROs Looking For in Their Heads of Talent?

Chief HR Officers have seen their responsibilities evolve over the years and many are taking…

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Well-being 7 October 2019

What Are the Trends for Workplace Mental Health?

Taking a more detailed look at the latest trends for workplace mental health, hear from…

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Talent Development 25 September 2019

Shifting Talent Requirements for HR Teams

Data and analytics are being used not only to inform business decisions, but in the…

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Graham Tollit

Senior Director

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Graham Tollit

Senior Director

Graham is a Senior Director with ChapmanCG based in the United Kingdom. He is passionate about building long-term partnerships and his current focus is on European and global search mandates, working with the team to identify high-calibre HR talent across EMEA and internationally.

With over 20 years in executive search, Graham has a successful track record delivering across multiple industry sectors and specialist functions with many of the top global multinationals. He has a deep interest and knowledge of the HR profession, future of work, and is a big advocate of the importance of mental health and wellness in the workplace. Before a return to the UK in 2017, Graham spent seven years based in Singapore.

Graham’s personal interests revolve around his family, and you could find him either on the golf course or exploring a new city or coastline somewhere.

Latest Articles by Graham

Culture & Business Transformation 3 May 2021

Engagement, Well-Being and Performance

The European Coffee Club Series – key takeaways

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Talent Acquisition 3 December 2019

How is Talent Acquisition Evolving for the Future Workforce?

ChapmanCG’s UK team was joined by a group of Global and Regional Talent Acquisition Leaders…

Abby Walters
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Future of Work 26 April 2019

Prepare Your Workforce for the AI Revolution

Our ongoing series of global HR leaders roundtable sessions continued with a compelling event hosted…

Tim Rayner
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Culture & Business Transformation 15 January 2019

Lessons on Preparing for Change and Digital Transformation

How can HR leaders implement the strategies needed to effect cultural, operational and structural change…

Tim Rayner
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Culture & Business Transformation 9 November 2018

HR Leaders' Guide to Managing Change: Five Insightful Points of View

How can HR leaders manage change? How can they implement the strategies needed to effect…

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Digital Transformation 17 July 2018

Four Essential Tips to Attracting and Retaining Quality Digital Talent

Attracting high-calibre digital talent is one of the hottest talent and leadership topics and is…

Frieder Rummel
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Digital Transformation 7 July 2018

Innovations in Workforce Analytics

Innovations in workforce analytics can play an important role in supporting HR teams to better…

Graham Tollit
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Employee Engagement 21 March 2018

Innovations in Employee Engagement

In March, ChapmanCG was hosted at GSK’s office in London for insightful discussions around innovations…

Tim Spriggs
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Digital Transformation 1 December 2017

Digital HR and Improving the Employee Experience

Last week ChapmanCG and Unilever hosted a productive roundtable session on digital HR and improving…

Tim Spriggs
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Culture & Business Transformation 31 October 2017

HR and Coaching in Times of Change

HR Leaders discussed effective HR transformations, digitalisation, integration (both cultural and organisational), identifying talent and…

Graham Tollit
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Abby Walters

Senior Director

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Abby Walters

Senior Director

Abby is a Senior Director with ChapmanCG’s EMEA practice. She leads complex searches across the UK, Continental Europe and the Middle East, and works closely with the global team to identify senior HR leadership talent across the region.

Abby has enjoyed over 20 years working in the executive search industry, based in both London and Dubai. Prior to joining ChapmanCG, Abby worked with a major international search firm and a boutique legal search business, leading teams and advising clients on senior level executive assignments across Europe and the MEA region. She has an excellent reputation for her consultative approach.

Outside of work, Abby can be found buried in cookery books, preparing for half marathons and looking after her two young and very active daughters. She is an avid skier and is always looking for new travel opportunities. Abby holds a Bachelors Degree in Modern Languages (German and Italian) from University of Exeter.

Latest Articles by Abby

Well-being 29 January 2019

How Can HR Leaders Integrate Work and Life?

The role of work-life balance in helping to attract new talent is creating the need…

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ChapmanCG News 10 January 2019

Top HR Podcasts of 2018

Since our launch of the ChapmanCG Global HR Interview podcast series in 2015, we have…

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Total Rewards 6 January 2019

An HR Leader’s Guide to Compensation and Benefits

Traditionally, many rewards functions have offered compensation and benefits that are ‘one size fits all’.…

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Culture & Business Transformation 18 November 2018

Viral Culture Change and Future-Fit Leadership

Supporting leaders to establish future-fit behaviours can play a critical role in helping culture change…

Abby Walters
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Culture & Business Transformation 9 November 2018

HR Leaders' Guide to Managing Change: Five Insightful Points of View

How can HR leaders manage change? How can they implement the strategies needed to effect…

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Talent Development 30 January 2018

Overhauling Performance Reviews

Undoubtedly, talent management has been on the list of senior executive’s worry list for some…

Abby Walters
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Diversity and Inclusion 26 February 2016

Gender Diversity in the Middle East

In early February, ChapmanCG co-hosted a lively Middle East HR leaders gathering in Dubai with…

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Talent Acquisition 24 February 2016

Tapping Into Africa’s HR Talent

ChapmanCG’s most recent leadership roundtable welcomed an array of pan-industry Africa HR Leaders at the…

Abby Walters
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ChapmanCG News 29 October 2015

HR in the Middle East & Africa Today

Our recent HR Leadership roundtable events in Dubai took place over three consecutive days and…

Abby Walters
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Tim Rayner

Senior Director

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Tim Rayner

Senior Director

Tim is a Senior Director with ChapmanCG, based in Spain. He conducts local, regional, and global HR searches for ChapmanCG’s European client base. Tim is originally from the UK and his roles have spanned the UK, continental and Eastern Europe, Latin America, and Australia.

Throughout his 20-year executive search career, Tim has been deeply involved in recruitment, talent management and consulting within HR. His extensive broad business exposure has helped him build a strong knowledge base across a variety of professional disciplines and sectors on a local, regional, and global basis. Prior to joining ChapmanCG, he was General Manager for Hudson in Australia.

Tim has a BA (Hons) in Business and Tourism Management from the De Montfort University in the United Kingdom and is currently learning Spanish. He also has significant experience as a lifeguard for Surf Life Saving Australia.

Latest Articles by Tim

Culture & Business Transformation 3 May 2021

Engagement, Well-Being and Performance

The European Coffee Club Series – key takeaways

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HR Trends 25 November 2019

ChapmanCG Top HR Podcasts for 2019

The ChapmanCG Global HR Interview is the online destination for the most engaging conversations with…

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Talent Development 18 July 2019

Performance Reviews Are Not Dead. They’re a Weapon of Mass Engagement

In this thought-provoking piece, Fiona Jury looks at contemporary alternatives to measuring genuine success, and…

Fiona Jury
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ChapmanCG News 10 January 2019

Top HR Podcasts of 2018

Since our launch of the ChapmanCG Global HR Interview podcast series in 2015, we have…

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Total Rewards 6 January 2019

An HR Leader’s Guide to Compensation and Benefits

Traditionally, many rewards functions have offered compensation and benefits that are ‘one size fits all’.…

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Talent Development 9 December 2018

How to Set Yourself Apart as an HR Leader

For HR leaders to retain a seat at the top table, it’s important that they…

Tim Rayner
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ChapmanCG News 18 May 2018

Adapting Rewards to Fit the Future Workforce

Employee engagement is central to ensuring the rewards function can adapt to our changing workforce,…

Tim Rayner
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Culture & Business Transformation 8 May 2017

HR Technology and the Employee Experience

We recently met in Paris with a great group of Regional and Global HR leaders…

Anna Taylor
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Talent Acquisition 21 April 2016

Facebook Hosts ChapmanCG in London – In With the Old and Out With the N...

ChapmanCG was delighted to welcome 25 Global HR and Talent leaders to the London offices…

Ben Davies
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Culture & Business Transformation 23 March 2016

Is Your HR Function Agile Enough?

In March 2016 ChapmanCG co-hosted two Amsterdam HR leaders gatherings at Philips Lighting and Naspers…

Tim Rayner
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Kirsty Jucker

Senior Director

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Kirsty Jucker

Senior Director

Kirsty is a Senior Director with ChapmanCG and is based in Switzerland. She works with the team in identifying high-calibre HR talent in Europe and the Middle East, and also assists the company’s global leadership with internal projects.

Kirsty is originally from South Africa and has worked in the UK, Singapore and Australia. Before joining ChapmanCG, Kirsty worked in a consulting and senior project manager capacity in the communications, financial services and professional services industries in Australia, Asia and Europe. During her time at Verizon Communications, SAI Global, Salmat and Babcock and Brown, she worked closely with business leadership teams on the development and implementation of key projects to support business strategies.

Kirsty has a Bachelor of Commerce in Business Management and Industrial Psychology from the University of South Africa, and a Master of Business Administration from Macquarie Graduate School of Management in Australia.

Outside of work, Kirsty is passionate about travelling, spending time with her two young children and keeping fit with running, spinning and yoga.

Anna Taylor

Senior Director

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Anna Taylor

Senior Director

Anna is a Senior Director with ChapmanCG, currently focused on the US market. She has been with ChapmanCG for over six years in various roles working across the US, EMEA, and globally.

Originally from New Zealand, Anna has lived and worked in Auckland, London and more recently in France. With over a decade of international search experience, she leads regional and global HR searches across a variety of industries and HR specializations.

Prior to joining ChapmanCG, she worked for a boutique technology search firm specialising in helping both multi-national corporates and venture capital funded start-ups expand throughout Europe and the Middle East.

Anna has an MSc in Psychology from Canterbury University, and enjoys travel, yoga, and the odd half marathon in her spare time—although she can be easily convinced to postpone a training session for good wine with friends instead.

Vargin Yeke

Senior Director

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Vargin Yeke

Senior Director

Vargin Yeke is a Senior Director with ChapmanCG based in Singapore. He works closely with the global team to identify first class HR talent in Singapore and across the Asia Pacific region, with a particular focus on HR leadership roles in Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia and Malaysia across all sectors.

Vargin began his executive search career almost a decade ago in the UK, where he successfully led teams focused on various industries, eventually specialising in Human Resources. Originally from Istanbul, he has previously lived and worked in Turkey, the UK, Thailand and Singapore, where he covered the APAC region.

An international-level water polo player and coach, Vargin has represented his club and country in multiple competitions in Europe for over 10 years. He is now a keen triathlete and a qualified triathlon coach with multiple podium finishes across APAC. Vargin holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Translation & Interpretation from Bilkent University in Ankara, Turkey.

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Latest Articles by Vargin

Global HR Updates 29 April 2020

Global HR Update Q2 2020

We are seeing the HR profession going through substantial change as a result of the…

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Well-being 23 April 2020

Well-Being at Work (Wherever That Might Be)

The concept of well-being at work has been rapidly growing in importance over the past…

Steve Brown
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Talent Acquisition 25 November 2019

How Are Talent Acquisition and Employer Branding Evolving

Talent Acquisition and Employer Branding is evolving. Up for debate is how HR leaders are…

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Talent Development 28 October 2019

How Can HR Leaders Position Themselves as True Business Leaders

How should HR leaders position themselves as true business leaders? Our ChapmanCG team have considered…

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Talent Development 25 September 2019

Shifting Talent Requirements for HR Teams

Data and analytics are being used not only to inform business decisions, but in the…

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Talent Development 5 September 2019

How Can HR Business Partners Stand Out?

Our latest video features leading members of ChapmanCG discussing how they can help HR leaders…

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Future of Work 10 July 2019

What Will Be the Biggest Disruptors for HR in the Future?

Based on our business knowledge and our conversations with HR leaders, the ChapmanCG team, including…

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Talent Acquisition 9 June 2019

The Future of Work: Becoming Tomorrow’s Employer of Choice

The future of work shows that tomorrow's employer of choice will be flexible and a…

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Total Rewards 6 January 2019

An HR Leader’s Guide to Compensation and Benefits

Traditionally, many rewards functions have offered compensation and benefits that are ‘one size fits all’.…

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Culture & Business Transformation 28 November 2018

Transitioning to an HR leadership role in a start-up

Considering transitioning to an HR leadership role in a start-up? ChapmanCG’s executive search team provides…

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Finian Toh

Senior Director

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Finian Toh

Senior Director

Finian is a Senior Director with ChapmanCG based in Singapore. He brings with him more than 16 years of industry experience in professional services and public sector in Australia and Singapore, including more than 10 years in executive search/recruitment. His focus is on senior level appointments across the full spectrum of HR functions in local and global multinational organisations.

He is a knowledgeable subject matter expert in HR who has a successful track record of leading senior HR searches and provides deep insights into HR market trends, talent landscape and astute career planning advice for HR professionals. Prior to joining ChapmanCG, Finian led the Human Resources Practice of a leading search firm in Singapore where he was instrumental in building the business as well as successfully delivering senior HR mandates across various industry sectors in Asia Pacific.

Finian graduated with a First Class Honours degree in Commerce from The Australian National University and holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Corporate Governance from The Governance Institute of Australia. He is qualified as both a Certified Practicing Accountant (CPA) and a Chartered Secretary. He speaks English, Mandarin and Cantonese fluently.

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René Rosso

Senior Director

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René Rosso

Senior Director

René is a Senior Director at ChapmanCG based in Germany. He focuses on senior executive HR search mandates across Germany and EMEA while partnering with local and global clients.

René has extensive experience and knowledge in the recruitment industry, having spent the last 8 years focussing on multi-sector HR positions.

Prior to joining ChapmanCG René helped established three recruitment agencies in Frankfurt and Düsseldorf from scratch. In his last position René launched and led the German business for Frazer Jones, a UK-based recruitment agency for Human Resources positions, where he was responsible for building the business and shaping local teams while delivering senior HR mandates for national and global clients.

René studied political sciences, Anglo-American history and English and holds a diploma in Information Economics from the University of Applied Sciences in Cologne. Before moving into the recruitment business in 2006, René worked in the media sector as information specialist, including five years at RTL, one Europe’s biggest broadcasting companies.

René, who supports his Borussia Mönchengladbach, enjoys quality time with family and friends, going to indie concerts and loves being outside hiking or running his yearly marathon and competes in his local triathlon club.

Fiona Jury

Senior Director, Global Research and Market Intelligence

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Fiona Jury

Senior Director, Global Research and Market Intelligence

Fiona Jury is the Senior Director, Global Research and Market Intelligence at ChapmanCG. She is passionate about excellence in search delivery and leads ChapmanCG’s global research and market intelligence team in identifying top-quality HR talent.

Fiona’s executive search and recruitment career spans over 20 years, working across multiple markets including Asia Pacific, the United States, the Middle East and Australia/New Zealand. A search consultant at heart, Fiona understands the unique needs of clients. During her time with ChapmanCG, Fiona has delivered on CHRO, Global HR Director, Regional HR Director, Global Talent Head, Global Head of Reward and many other high impact searches.

Prior to joining ChapmanCG, Fiona held a variety of leadership and senior consulting roles at Talent2 and at Morgan & Banks/TMP. She possesses broad industry experience across pharmaceuticals, FMCG, financial services, media, professional services and IT & Telecommunications.

Fiona originally qualified as a Chartered Accountant and spent her early career with Coopers & Lybrand. She holds a Bachelor of Economics (Accounting) from Monash University in Melbourne. Outside of work, Fiona enjoys spending time with family and her three children. She enjoys all sports and is fascinated by human ingenuity and positive psychology.

Latest Articles by Fiona

Culture & Business Transformation 25 August 2021

Global HR Update Q3 2021

In this edition of ChapmanCG’s Global HR Update, we call out the latest HR trends around…

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Culture & Business Transformation 31 December 2019

Our Top Human Resource Articles for 2019

As we close out the year, we'd like to bring you the top ten most…

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Well-being 28 November 2019

How Travelex Approach Mental Health and Wellbeing 

We were proud to collaborate on ‘100% Human at Work’, a project launched by Virgin…

Paul Jury
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Global HR Updates 6 November 2019

Global HR Update Q4 2019

In this edition of our Global HR Update, we share our outlook for the fourth…

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Future of Work 18 October 2019

HR Bots and The Future of Work

As the impact of digital innovation continues at a remarkable pace, business leaders across the…

Paul Jury
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Talent Development 22 December 2018

Harnessing Flexibility and Neuroscience to Drive Performance

Flexible working and neuroscience can both play an important role in driving employee engagement and…

Paul Jury
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Talent Development 9 October 2018

100% Human at Work: Shaping a Better Future of Work

ChapmanCG was delighted to support the launch of The B Team in Australia with Sir…

Paul Jury
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Culture & Business Transformation 9 August 2018

Enabling the Cultural Revolution

How are HR leaders spearheading culture change programs? The ChapmanCG team shares their insights on…

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Culture & Business Transformation 26 October 2017

The Digital Future of HR

In conjunction with Cisco and EY, ChapmanCG was delighted to host two HR Leaders Discussion…

Fiona Jury
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Culture & Business Transformation 10 May 2017

Building High Performance Organisations

In conjunction with Novartis and Unispace, ChapmanCG hosted two HR Leaders Discussion Groups in Sydney…

Fiona Jury
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John MacLean

Senior Director

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John MacLean

Senior Director

John is a Senior Director with ChapmanCG, based in Australia. He has over 20 years of experience building dedicated HR recruitment practices across the UK and Australia. His focus is on delivering fast, efficient and quality-driven services across his extensive HR networks.

John is responsible for delivering top HR talent to CEO’s and HR leaders in Australia, New Zealand and beyond to SE Asian markets. This includes CHRO’s / HR Directors, Senior HR Managers and Heads of HR as well as HR Business Partner positions. He also manages assignments within specialist areas including Talent Acquisition, Talent Management, Learning & Development, Organisational Development & Culture, Total Rewards, Inclusion & Diversity, Employee Relations and HR & Data Analytics. Clients include top ASX listed companies, global multinationals and smaller specialist organisations.

John is also a subject matter expert in HR with a strong track record of leading HR searches across a number of sectors. He is a strong advocate for diversity inside and outside of the workplace. Prior to joining ChapmanCG, John worked for a leading global recruitment firm.

Originally from Scotland, John is a graduate of Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh.

Nicola Hasling

Senior Director

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Nicola Hasling

Senior Director

Nicola Hasling is a Senior Director with ChapmanCG and is based in Houston in the United States. She leads senior searches for ChapmanCG’s major clients across a range of industries.

Prior to joining ChapmanCG, Nicola was with Heidrick & Struggles International where she was a core member of the firm’s CHRO, CEO and Board of Directors, Private Equity, and Energy and Natural Resources practices.

She has over 20 years of experience in executive search, including managing the Houston office of a United Kingdom-based search firm and conducting senior-level assignments across Europe. In her earlier career, Nicola also worked in human resources management roles, corporate sales and for the diplomatic service in London and Prague.

Nicola grew up in the United Kingdom and holds an MBA from Henley Management College, England. Now living in Houston, Texas with her family, she is a keen tennis player and enjoys spending time with her horse, including competing in eventing.

Latest Articles by Nicola

人才培养 26 July 2021

重新审视变革时期人力资源优先事项

2016年,我们发布了备受关注的”今日人力资源领导者五大关注领域“。仅仅5年...

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Diversity and Inclusion 2 June 2021

Revisiting HR Priorities in Times of Change

In 2016, we published the much-viewed Five Areas of Interest for Today’s HR Leader. Only…

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Global HR Updates 3 March 2021

Global HR Update Q1 2021

As we start 2021, it is clear that HR will remain ‘front and centre’ for…

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ChapmanCG News 28 December 2020

A look back at top articles from 2020

The Top 5 Trends in German HR in the 2020s The HR trends shaping work…

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Global HR Updates 29 April 2020

Global HR Update Q2 2020

We are seeing the HR profession going through substantial change as a result of the…

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Global HR Updates 6 November 2019

Global HR Update Q4 2019

In this edition of our Global HR Update, we share our outlook for the fourth…

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Talent Development 30 October 2019

Succession Planning as a Retention and Performance Management Tool

Succession plans protect a business from disruption and also let top talent know it’s worth…

Anna Taylor
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Talent Acquisition 24 November 2018

Tomorrow's Employer of Choice – Flexible, Inclusive and a Champion...

More companies now recognise that to be an ’employer of choice’, they need to have…

Anna Taylor
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HR Trends 31 October 2018

Q&A with Nicola: HR Trends in the US and What Makes a Great HR Leader

ChapmanCG’s new Director in the Americas, Nicola Hasling, shares her views on changing skill sets…

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ChapmanCG News 6 July 2018

Nicola Hasling Joins Americas Team as Director

Nicola Hasling has joined ChapmanCG as a Director following her 12-year tenure at Heidrick &…

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Vanessa Blackburn

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Vanessa Blackburn

Director

Vanessa is a Director with ChapmanCG based in the UK. Vanessa leads complex HR searches for our firm across the UK and Europe. She has over 20 years of experience both as an HR professional and in HR executive search. Prior to joining ChapmanCG, Vanessa held a senior role with the global search firm Carter Morris, delivering senior HR mandates globally.

She has completed searches with some impressive global organisations, a real mix of larger Fortune 500/FTSE 100 organisations and fast-growth SMEs. Vanessa previously spent time as an HR leader with both Nike and American Express, latterly as the lead for Diversity and Inclusion.

Born and raised in Oxfordshire, Vanessa moved to London to study Business and Finance at Middlesex Business School before pursuing her postgraduate studies in HR Management.

Vanessa, along with her family, and black Irish sports horse named ‘Zelda’, calls Brighton home. Needless to say, she is an avid horse rider!

Ringo Lau

Director

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Ringo Lau

Director

Ringo is a Director with ChapmanCG and is based in Hong Kong. His role involves in-depth research and analysis to seek out high-calibre HR talent across the Asia Pacific region, with a particular focus on Hong Kong and North Asia. He also assists the group in the design and delivery of strategic internal projects involving process and operation development.

Before joining ChapmanCG, Ringo did several internships as a business analyst and photographer. He holds a Master’s Degree in Management and Organisational Analysis from the Warwick Business School, as well as a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing.

Outside of work, Ringo enjoys travel, outdoor activities and photography. Prior to his study abroad, he was one of Hong Kong’s top competitors in athletics.

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Latest Articles by Ringo

Talent Development 15 October 2018

What Makes an HR Leader Stand Out in China?

When multinational companies first entered China, companies looked abroad for international HR leaders to train…

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Talent Development 8 April 2018

Challenges for Hong Kong HR Leaders

Hong Kong is an interesting market with a distinctive culture that creates a unique set…

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Culture & Business Transformation 30 June 2017

HR’s Impact on Culture—And What’s Gen Y Got to Do With It?

Recently, ChapmanCG and AIA co-hosted another HR Leader Networking Section in Hong Kong. Chaired by…

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Digital Transformation 9 November 2016

Technology, With a Purpose

Charles Bendotti, Global CHRO at Philip Morris International, David Thomas, APAC HR Head at Manulife…

Tracy Goh
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Digital Transformation 15 April 2016

HK Talent Management and Talent Acquisition Leaders Meet at Bloomberg: Digiti...

Greater digitisation and the maturity of analytics in HR were twin topics featured in Hong…

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Culture & Business Transformation 25 February 2016

Managing Change in Korea: Do You Have a Fat Middle?

In mid-February 2016, ChapmanCG held a series of meetings in Seoul for our community of…

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Talent Acquisition 15 January 2016

APAC Talent Life-Cycle Trends

In December, ChapmanCG and Commonwealth Bank of {nolink}Australia {/nolink}brought together a diverse group of senior…

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Culture & Business Transformation 15 December 2015

Influencing Change in Japan: Regional HR Successes and Misconceptions

In early December, ChapmanCG hosted an exceptional meeting for Singapore-based regional HR leaders on the…

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ChapmanCG News 17 April 2015

APAC Regional HR Leaders in Hong Kong Discuss the Shift in Working Patterns a...

In March, The Chapman Consulting Group brought together a group of Regional HR Leaders at…

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Talent Acquisition 2 April 2015

Blurring the Lines of the Traditional Employer/Employee Relationship in Hong ...

In March, the Chapman Consulting Group facilitated two APAC Talent Leaders’ groups with Moody’s and…

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Andrea Merrigan

Director

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Andrea Merrigan

Director

Andrea Merrigan is a Director with ChapmanCG based in the United Kingdom.

Andrea works as part of our EMEA team to deliver regional and UK based global searches for ChapmanCG’s major clients across a range of industries and HR specialisations. Prior to her current role, Andrea worked for ChapmanCG in Singapore.

Before joining ChapmanCG, Andrea was an HR recruitment specialist with Profile Search & Selection in Singapore and a Talent & OD Professional, working both in consulting and in-house.

Andrea is originally from the Republic of Ireland and has spent over seven years living and studying in New York, Hawai’i, China, Japan, and Singapore. Outside of work Andrea loves to travel, dance and spend time with family.

Latest Articles by Andrea

Global HR Updates 29 April 2020

Global HR Update Q2 2020

We are seeing the HR profession going through substantial change as a result of the…

ChapmanCG
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Well-being 23 April 2020

Well-Being at Work (Wherever That Might Be)

The concept of well-being at work has been rapidly growing in importance over the past…

Steve Brown
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Talent Acquisition 25 November 2019

How Are Talent Acquisition and Employer Branding Evolving

Talent Acquisition and Employer Branding is evolving. Up for debate is how HR leaders are…

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Talent Development 28 October 2019

How Can HR Leaders Position Themselves as True Business Leaders

How should HR leaders position themselves as true business leaders? Our ChapmanCG team have considered…

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Diversity and Inclusion 28 August 2019

Improving Diversity and Inclusion

Improving workplace diversity and inclusivity is a must in any business if you're to head…

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Talent Development 15 July 2019

Talent Dynamics in Thailand and Southeast Asia

Foreign businesses continue to be attracted by Thailand’s strategic position between China and India and…

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Future of Work 10 July 2019

What Will Be the Biggest Disruptors for HR in the Future?

Based on our business knowledge and our conversations with HR leaders, the ChapmanCG team, including…

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Talent Acquisition 2 January 2019

How is Talent Acquisition Evolving for the Future Workforce

Talent acquisition is constantly evolving to meet the needs of changing talent markets. At the…

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Digital Transformation 11 December 2018

Man's New Best Friend: AI and the Future of HR

AI and automation are set to become big players in the HR sphere, but will…

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Elaine Khoo

Director

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Elaine Khoo

Director

Elaine is a Director, based in Singapore. Originally from Singapore, she has lived in Australia, Macau and Hong Kong. She relocated back home to Singapore in mid-2020, after spending over a decade in Hong Kong, where she specialised in recruiting for the HR discipline, predominantly for the professional services sector and financial institutions. At ChapmanCG, Elaine works closely with the Asia and global consulting team to identify high calibre and progressive HR talent and delivering search work across every sector within Southeast Asia and pan-Asia.

Elaine graduated from the University of South Australia with a BA in Communications. She is passionate about building long-term relationships within the HR and business communities. Outside of work, Elaine loves spending time with her husband and two young children.

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Kalkin Cao

Director

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Kalkin Cao

Director

Kalkin is a Director with ChapmanCG based in Shanghai, and is responsible for leading ChapmanCG’s domestic business in mainland China. He partners with CHROs and CEOs from Multinationals, Start-ups, and Chinese Enterprises to recruit exceptional HR leaders and high-potential talent across every industry sector. With over a decade of expertise in HR search and consulting, Kalkin brings in-depth market insights and observations during the rapid evolution of the Human Resources profession in China.

Kalkin is passionate about helping both HR leaders and emerging HR talent to unlock their true potential and fulfil their career ambitions, by opening career opportunities aligned to their values.

Born and raised in Shanghai, Kalkin is a world citizen who enjoys travelling, as well as spending quality time with his family and friends.

Nigel Lau

Director

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Nigel Lau

Director

Nigel is a Director with ChapmanCG, based in Seoul, Korea. As part of the Asia consulting team, he partners with CHROs and CEOs to appoint regional and country leadership roles across all major industry sectors, including multinationals embarking on transformation and pre-IPO. His primary focus is on China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Korea.

Nigel brings over a decade of executive search and recruitment experience. Originally from the UK, he has lived and worked in London, Shanghai and Seoul. He speaks fluent English, Cantonese, Mandarin and is currently learning Korean. Outside of work, Nigel is an avid fitness and outdoor activities enthusiast. He loves travelling, exploring different cultures, and spending time with his wife and young son.

Christopher Kouns

Director

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Christopher Kouns

Director

Christopher (Chris) Kouns is a Director with the ChapmanCG Americas team. Based in Atlanta, Georgia, he works on senior HR searches across the Americas region.

Prior to joining ChapmanCG Chris worked for the Lucas Group, where he led HR searches at the Director to Vice President level across a range of organizations, including private companies and the Fortune 500.

Chris is a published author of two books and has written more than 100 coaching articles for World Class Coaching Publications. As a Collegiate Head Women’s Soccer Coach, he was named as a finalist for the NCAA National Women’s Soccer Coach of the Year.

Chris graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology and History from Mars Hill University and has also completed master’s degree coursework at the University of Pennsylvania, Union College, and the University of West Georgia.

In his spare time, Chris enjoys travelling. He is also a founding member and season ticket holder for the 2018 MLS Cup Champions, Atlanta United.

Stanislav Medvedev

Director

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Stanislav Medvedev

Director

Stanislav Medvedev is a Director with ChapmanCG based in Berlin and is responsible for search mandates across Germany and Europe while keeping close contact with our local networks. Stanislav, who speaks German, English and Russian, has fifteen years experience with serving clients in Germany, UK and Eastern Europe.

In his last role with Egon Zehnder, Stanislav led global operations in the services sector. Building on his experience across industries he successfully executed client projects in various sectors across functions including Human Resources.

Stanislav started his career with McKinsey where he worked on client projects across industries and set up and developed the Moscow research team. This was followed by nine years with Munich Re where he worked as sales manager for global clients in property reinsurance.

Stanislav studied Business Administration and Economics in Germany, Russia and South Africa.

In his free time, he enjoys travelling, snowboarding and hiking.

Fleur Daniell

Director

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Fleur Daniell

Director

Fleur is a Director with ChapmanCG based in Singapore. With over 15 years of experience across the APAC and London markets, she works with the APAC team to identify high-potential HR talent and lead senior HR leadership searches across the region and globally, with particular emphasis on Singapore and Hong Kong markets.

Prior to joining ChapmanCG, in Hong Kong Fleur worked for a Fortune 100 Commercial Real Estate company; specialising in the Singapore and South East Asia Professional Services sector, with particular emphasis on the Human Capital Management Consultancies, Commercial Real Estate and Legal industries.

Passionate about facilitating career development, Fleur is an advocate of the Human Resources function and its’ ability to attract, manage and develop high-calibre talent.

Originally from the UK, Fleur has worked in New York, London, Hong Kong and Singapore. In her spare time, Fleur loves to take part in x3-day ultra-marathons in places such as Nepal and Lijiang – when in Hong Kong you’ll find her hiking somewhere along the MacLehose Trail, playing tennis and taking a keen interest in the world of horse racing.

EA Registration Number: R1764804 Licence Number: 08S3543
Jen Balfour

Associate Director

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Jen Balfour

Associate Director

Jen is an Associate Director with Chapman CG based in London. She works with the EMEA team to identify high-potential HR talent and lead HR leadership searches across the region with particular experience in the UK, France, Germany, Belgium, Luxembourg and the Netherlands.

Jen is originally from Auckland, New Zealand. Prior to joining ChapmanCG, Jen held marketing roles for IT businesses. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Marketing and Tourism from the University of Otago.

In Jen’s spare time she enjoys socialising with friends, playing and watching sport and travelling. She also has a guilty pleasure for pop music.

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Global HR Update Q3 2021

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Culture & Business Transformation 3 May 2021

Engagement, Well-Being and Performance

The European Coffee Club Series – key takeaways

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Talent Acquisition 3 December 2019

How is Talent Acquisition Evolving for the Future Workforce?

ChapmanCG’s UK team was joined by a group of Global and Regional Talent Acquisition Leaders…

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Employee Engagement 5 July 2019

Employer Branding and Employee Value Proposition

Organisations need to be consistently attracting, empowering, inspiring and retaining talent, and also competing for…

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Digital Transformation 17 July 2018

Four Essential Tips to Attracting and Retaining Quality Digital Talent

Attracting high-calibre digital talent is one of the hottest talent and leadership topics and is…

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Digital Transformation 7 July 2018

Innovations in Workforce Analytics

Innovations in workforce analytics can play an important role in supporting HR teams to better…

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ChapmanCG News 18 May 2018

Adapting Rewards to Fit the Future Workforce

Employee engagement is central to ensuring the rewards function can adapt to our changing workforce,…

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Digital Transformation 1 December 2017

Digital HR and Improving the Employee Experience

Last week ChapmanCG and Unilever hosted a productive roundtable session on digital HR and improving…

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Culture & Business Transformation 13 October 2017

HR Innovations and Digitisation That Drive Engagement

ChapmanCG was honoured to be invited by Microsoft’s Pino Mercuri and his team to co-host…

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Devijaya Nair

Associate Director

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Devijaya Nair

Associate Director

Devijaya (DJ) Nair is an Associate Director with ChapmanCG based in Hong Kong. She partners with CHROs across industries to identify and successfully hire top-HR talent pan-Asia, with a specific focus on the Hong Kong, Southeast and South Asia markets. Prior to joining ChapmanCG, Devijaya specialised in HR business partnering and talent acquisition within the private banking, general insurance and retail sectors in Mumbai, India.

Born and raised in Mumbai, India; Devijaya relocated to Hong Kong in 2018 with her husband and son. She has a Postgraduate in Human Resource Management and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Management with honours in Marketing from Mumbai University. Outside of work, Devijaya enjoys travelling, exploring different cuisines and performing Bollywood & Folk dance. She is trained in an Indian Classical Dance form called Bharatanatyam.

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Caspar Bungay

Associate Director

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Caspar Bungay

Associate Director

Caspar is an Associate Director at ChapmanCG based in London. He works with the EMEA team to identify high-potential HR talent and lead senior HR searches across the region.

Before joining ChapmanCG, Caspar worked for a London based executive search firm specialising in HR. He joined as a researcher and progressed into a consultancy role, partnering with clients on senior-level executive assignments across Europe and led commercial HR projects in the field of E-learning and Events Management.

He holds a First Class Bachelors degree in Business Management with Organisational Leadership from the University of Sussex.

Outside of work, Caspar can be found in the gym, playing or watching sport and delving into the latest documentaries. He is an avid Arsenal fan and enjoys travelling to new places.

Ipek Karataslioglu

Senior Associate

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Ipek Karataslioglu

Senior Associate

Ipek is a Senior Associate with ChapmanCG and is based in Istanbul. She is one of our key contacts in Turkey where she works closely with the team to identify high-calibre HR talent across Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

Ipek began her career in marketing, where she worked for a global retailer, before turning to recruitment where she has enjoyed success partnering with both global and local IT companies. Prior to joining ChapmanCG, Ipek worked for BeathChapman for almost two years in Istanbul, where she played a key role in building out the technology division.

Having graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree of Information Management, Ipek spent a year in Brazil as an exchange student, and has also worked as a volunteer with disadvantaged children in Portugal. In addition to speaking Turkish and English, Ipek is fluent in Portuguese. In her free time she enjoys travelling and practising yoga.

Hazel Steveni

Senior Associate

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Hazel Steveni

Senior Associate

Hazel, originally from South Africa, is a Senior Associate with ChapmanCG, and assists in identifying top HR talent for the global team.

Hazel has previously held a role as a Regional Administrative Manager for Masscash (Walmart family group), a Wholesale/Retail organisation catering to the lower LSM groups. In this role Hazel had the unique opportunity to travel to various outlying and rural areas in Kwa-Zulu Natal, and meet some extra-ordinary people.

Hazel holds a BA Degree in Criminology with Psychology from UNISA (The University Of South Africa).

When not working you’ll most likely find Hazel in the gym, practicing yoga, or enjoying the occasional hike.

An avid reader, Hazel is always striving to broaden her knowledge base.

Licence Number: 08S3543
Claudette Dimaapi

Research Associate

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Claudette Dimaapi

Research Associate

Claudette joined ChapmanCG in 2013 as a Research Associate in the Research and Market Intelligence Team.  She assists in identifying top talent for HR searches around the globe and is based in the Philippines.

 

Claudette previously held a role as a Research Manager for a Search Firm in the Philippines and has also been a Freelance Researcher for various Multinational Companies.  She holds a Bachelor Degree in Nursing & Associate Degree in Medical Transcriptionist.  In her spare time, Claudette enjoys reading, surfing and playing volleyball.

Zihle Somtunzi

Research Associate

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Zihle Somtunzi

Research Associate

Zihle is a Research Associate with ChapmanCG and is based in South Africa. She assists in identifying top HR talent for the global team.

Zihle has previously held a role as an Engineering Recruitment Consultant for Communicate Recruitment, a Recruitment Agency specialising in I.T, Finance and Engineering across South Africa. In this role, Zihle had the opportunity to connect and build relationships with professionals in the Manufacturing industry.

Zihle holds a BCom Degree majoring in Human Resources, Marketing and Business Management from CTI Education Group.

When not working, you’ll most likely find Zihle travelling and exploring new places or spending time with family

Operations
Jessilyn Lim

Executive Assistant and Executive Support Team Manager

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Jessilyn Lim

Executive Assistant and Executive Support Team Manager

Jessilyn manages the Executive Support Team at ChapmanCG and is also the Executive Assistant to Matthew Chapman. Jessilyn is responsible for all strategic administration aspects for the firm and is based in Singapore.

Prior to joining ChapmanCG, Jessilyn was a Team Coordinator with Hudson, focused exclusively on the HR profession. She has over fifteen years’ experience as an administrator, and her career has included time with Fujitsu Asia, Insight Marine Services, Pacific Internet and NTUC Income.

EA Registration Number: R1436666 Licence Number: 08S3543
Marq Lim

Market Insight Team Manager

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Marq Lim

Market Insight Team Manager

Marq is the Manager of the Market Insight Team at ChapmanCG and is based in Singapore.

Marq has a background in customer service with Insight Technology Solutions and Moneyline Telerate.

He spent the earlier part of his career as a Combat Medical Orderly with the Singapore Armed Forces. Marq’s educational background is in Computer Studies. He is a citizen of Singapore and is married with one son.

EA Registration Number: R1326480 Licence Number: 08S3543
Nathalie Hinrichsen

Marketing Director

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Nathalie Hinrichsen

Marketing Director

Nathalie Hinrichsen is the Marketing Director for ChapmanCG. She works closely with the global leadership team to deliver marketing strategies to strengthen the ChapmanCG profile and brand.

Nathalie has over 15 years of international marketing experience having worked for brands like British Airways and Hilton Worldwide. She has lived and worked across the Middle East and moved back to the UK in 2011 and supports the team around the world from London.

Ben Sim

Team Lead, Market Insight Team

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Ben Sim

Team Lead, Market Insight Team

Ben Sim is Team Leader for the Market Insight Team (MIT) and is based in Singapore. MIT is a highly-trained team that works alongside the recruitment consultants to track real-time HR market intelligence and top HR talent around the world. Ben leads this team in multiple research projects for global candidates in key HR roles.

Prior to joining ChapmanCG, Ben worked in the security industry for six years servicing multinational clients such as Motorola, HP and Dupont. Ben earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering Management from the University of Western Sydney.

In his spare time, Ben enjoys reading, swimming, and currently participates in shooting with the Singapore Disability Sport Council.

EA Registration Number: R1765528 Licence Number: 08S3543
Gary Talpas

Executive Assistant and Americas Operations Manager

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Gary Talpas

Executive Assistant and Americas Operations Manager

Gary is based in Los Angeles and wears a dual hat at ChapmanCG: he has a global role as Executive Assistant to Stefanie Cross-Wilson as well as supporting operations for ChapmanCG’s Americas team. Gary brings a wide range of experience to these varied responsibilities, with the common thread of project management and process development.

Elian Adams

Senior Business Analyst

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Elian Adams

Senior Business Analyst

Elian is a Senior Business Analyst with ChapmanCG and is based in Singapore. He works with the team to execute and customise technology-focused projects that keep this technology-driven company innovative and ahead of the curve.

Previously, Elian has worked as a Technology Manager, planning, producing and maintaining a website for a real estate advisory firm. He has previously managed projects based around process improvement, with a focus on employing technology to increase efficiency and efficacy.

Elian graduated from the University of Southampton with a Master’s Degree in Chemistry, completed in part at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. In his free time, Elian enjoys travelling, photography and rock climbing.

EA Registration Number: R1658544 Licence Number: 08S3543
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Philip Loh

Market Insight Analyst

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Philip Loh

Market Insight Analyst

Philip Loh joined ChapmanCG in 2012 as Market Insight Analyst for the Market Insight Team (MIT) and is based in Singapore. MIT is a unique and highly trained team working alongside the recruitment consultants to track real-time HR market intelligence and top HR talent around the world. Philip assists Ben Sim in this team to manage multiple research projects for global candidates in key HR roles.

Prior to joining ChapmanCG, Philip worked in an educational institute where he supported Senior Executive Officers in translating articles and publishing reading materials. Philip also ensured workshops and events were successfully run.

Philip holds a Diploma in Chinese Studies, graduating from Ngee Ann Polytechnic in Singapore.

An avid reader and writer, Philip also enjoys creating content regularly for his personal micro-blog. In his spare time, he writes reviews, accompanied by photos, of his favourite ramen restaurants and the many books he reads.

 

Licence Number: 08S3543
Kumar Adiapatham

Data Analyst

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Kumar Adiapatham

Data Analyst

Kumar has been a Data Analyst with ChapmanCG since 2012. Before joining our team, he served in the army for ten years, eventuating to his promotion to Staff Sergeant.

Kumar spends his time outside of work practicing shooting as a sport with Singapore Disability Council having represented Singapore for the ASEAN Para Games. Kumar also likes to relax with a spot of fishing.

Licence Number: 08S3543
Chui Chui Mu

Market Insight Analyst

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Chui Chui Mu

Market Insight Analyst

Chui Chui Mu is a Market Insight Analyst for the ChapmanCG Market Insight Team (MIT) and is based in Malaysia. MIT is a unique and highly trained team working alongside the recruitment consultants to track real-time HR market intelligence and top HR talent around the world.

Prior to joining ChapmanCG, Chui Chui worked in the financial institutions, financial subsidiaries and NGO such as Scope International Sdn Bhd, Hume Cemboard Industries and Society for the deaf. Chui Chui earned a Bachelor degree in International Financial Economics from the University of Malaysia Sabah Labuan International Campus.

Chui Chui likes to spend her spare time with her family and with Soka Gakkai Malaysia (SGM), an organisation that promotes peace in society through cultural exchanges and humanistic education.

Licence Number: 08S3543
Andrea Chong

Market Insight Analyst

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Andrea Chong

Market Insight Analyst

Andrea Chong is a Market Insight Analyst with ChapmanCG’s Market Insight Team (MIT). Andrea is based in Sabah, East Malaysia and works with MIT team leaders to assist recruitment consultants in their search efforts.

She also supports with event coordination to ensure our ChapmanCG HR leaders roundtables run smoothly.

Andrea completed an internship at a local theatre before joining ChapmanCG.

She holds a Diploma in Business Studies, Business Administration, and a Diploma in Performing Arts. She enjoys reading and writing fiction, singing and playing the guitar.

Licence Number: 08S3543
Zuraidi Zainal

Executive Assistant

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Zuraidi Zainal

Executive Assistant

Zuraidi is and Executive Assistant with ChapmanCG and is based in Singapore. Zuraidi facilitates HR searches and assists ChapmanCG’s senior leadership team by arranging interviews for candidates and clients as well as other administrative duties.

Zuraidi graduated from the Millennia Institute in 2013 with an A-Level Certificate and joined ChapmanCG in 2015 as an Executive Assistant.

Zuraidi’s hobbies include gaming, watching movies and reading the occasional book

EA Registration Number: R1442771 Licence Number: 08S3543
Olivia Fee

Executive Assistant

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Olivia Fee

Executive Assistant

Olivia is Executive Assistant for the EMEA region and is based in the UK.

Olivia has a background in broadcast television and for sixteen years she worked on countless documentaries. Before leaving to join ChapmanCG, she spent 10 years as a Production Manager for Bskyb; her specialism was producing and directing voiceovers for historical documentaries.

When off duty, Olivia is a mum to two energetic young daughters and a yoga enthusiast.

Licence Number: 08S3543
Pei Pei Ng

Group Meetings Executive

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Pei Pei Ng

Group Meetings Executive

Pei Pei Ng oversees events for ChapmanCG and works with our consulting team to project manage timelines and invitations. She also liaises with hosts and host assistants on logistics to make sure everything runs smoothly.

Prior to joining ChapmanCG, Pei Pei worked as a transcriber with the National Institute of Education. In this role, she was responsible for transcribing lessons and interviews for quantitative and qualitative research. She also worked for WordWave transcribing court hearings, arbitrations and police interviews.

Pei Pei holds a BSc (Honours) in Management from the University of London.

In her spare time, Pei Pei enjoys baking, reading, watching informational programmes, learning new things, solving puzzles and analysing problems.

EA Registration Number: R1765529 Licence Number: 08S3543
Jess Lee

Executive Assistant

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Jess Lee

Executive Assistant

Jess is an Executive Assistant in ChapmanCG, and is based in Singapore. She facilitates HR searches and assists the senior team in arranging interviews for candidates and clients and other administrative duties.

Prior to joining The Chapman Consulting Group, Jess worked as Customer Service Officer handling a variety of customer queries for NCS’S NS CALL Centre, a 24/7 hotline for the Singapore Arm Force.

Jess has also worked with large firms such as Accenture (formerly Andersen Consulting), ExxonMobil and KPMG.

In her spare time, Jess enjoys outdoor activities.

EA Registration Number: R1436677 Licence Number: 08S3543
Sean Liew

Executive Assistant

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Sean Liew

Executive Assistant

Sean is an Executive Assistant in ChapmanCG, and is based in Singapore. He facilitates HR searches and assists the senior team in arranging interviews for candidates and clients and other administrative duties.

Prior to joining ChapmanCG, Sean worked as Training Specialist at Singapore Armed Forces handling on NS man and also train them with new equipment.

EA Registration Number: R1436675 Licence Number: 08S3543
Jovin Tan

Executive Assistant

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Jovin Tan

Executive Assistant

Jovin is an Executive Assistant based in Singapore. He facilitates HR searches by assisting the consulting team in coordinating interviews for candidates and clients, as well as organising call screenings and other administrative duties.

Prior to joining ChapmanCG, Jovin was employed in a hospital call centre, which provided a good grounding in customer service. He also spent some time working for a recruitment consultancy, where he was responsible for placing junior positions.

Jovin has competed in the Paralympics four times: Athens 2004, Beijing 2008, London 2012 and Rio 2016. He has also represented Singapore in the disabled sailing community since 2002. Jovin was awarded his Para Sailing Coaching Certificate in 2016, and is now a certified Sailing Coach. He was also the first person with a disability to acquire a Powered Pleasure Craft Driving Licence (PPCDL) in Singapore.

The Singapore Disability Sports Council made Jovin aware of the career opportunity with ChapmanCG in 2011. In order to maintain his strict training regime, Jovin needs an employer that supports flexible working and allows employees to pursue outside interests, which are both priorities at ChapmanCG.

EA Registration Number: R1436678 Licence Number: 08S3543
Jason Leow

Executive Assistant

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Jason Leow

Executive Assistant

Jason is an Executive Assistant in ChapmanCG, and is based in Singapore. He facilitates HR searches and assists the senior team in arranging interviews for candidates and clients and other administrative duties.

Prior to joining ChapmanCG, Jason worked as Transport Supervisor at Singapore Armed Forces, which included handling vehicle scheduling and servicing.

EA Registration Number: R1436679 Licence Number: 08S3543
Patrick Ang

Executive Assistant

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Patrick Ang

Executive Assistant

Patrick Ang is an Executive Assistant with ChapmanCG.

In this role, he supports the consulting team with arranging calls and meetings, as well as diary and schedule management for the senior leadership team.

Prior to joining ChapmanCG, Patrick worked with Amex. He graduated from Ngee Ann Polytechnic with a Diploma in Biotechnology.

Patrick’s hobbies include gaming – he dreamt of becoming a professional gamer when he was younger – and he is interested in all things IT related.

EA Registration Number: R1436681 Licence Number: 08S3543
Mary Samy

Executive Assistant

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Mary Samy

Executive Assistant

Mary is an Executive Assistant based in Singapore. In her role as EA Mary facilitates HR searches and assists the Consultants by arranging interviews for candidates and clients and other administrative duties.

Prior to joining ChapmanCG, Mary worked as Customer Service Officer troubleshooting kiosk technical problems and handling a variety of customer issues for Play! Entertainment, a network of automated DVD movie vending kiosks.

In her spare time, Mary enjoys reading and baking.

EA Registration Number: R1436674 Licence Number: 08S3543
Eugene Tan

Executive Assistant

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Eugene Tan

Executive Assistant

Eugene is an Executive Assistant with ChapmanCG based in Singapore.

Prior to joining ChapmanCG, Eugene worked as a DBS Bank intern, and completed his Singapore National Service.

He graduated from Nanyang Polytechnic in 2013 with a Diploma in Engineering Informatics, majoring in Logistics.

Outside of his role with ChapmanCG, Eugene likes to spend time with his family, going to the gym and breakdancing,

EA Registration Number: R1549460 Licence Number: 08S3543
Nancy Bivona

Executive Assistant

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Nancy Bivona

Executive Assistant

Nancy is an Executive Assistant for ChapmanCG in the Americas region and is based in New Jersey.

With nine years of administrative experience, Nancy has worked across a variety of industries – including insurance, tax, and staffing. Nancy is a graduate of Bentley University, Waltham, Massachusetts with a B.S. degree in Marketing.

In her downtime, Nancy is kept busy with her son and twin daughters and enjoys baking and crafting.

Kaswati Jumadi

Executive Assistant

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Kaswati Jumadi

Executive Assistant

Prior to joining the ChapmanCG team as an Executive Assistant, Kaswati had been working with Hudson Global Resources for 11 years as Administrative Assistant.

Kaswati is a mother to two girls, who keep her very busy. Together they enjoy listening to music and watching reality TV programmes, especially competitions and races!

Based in Singapore, Kaswati enjoys also enjoys bowling, movies and the occasional road trip across the causeway.

EA Registration Number: R1436676 Licence Number: 08S3543
Glen Tan

Executive Assistant

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Glen Tan

Executive Assistant

Glen Tan is an Executive Assistant with ChapmanCG, and is based in Singapore.

He assists the consulting team in arranging calls and meetings with clients and candidates, whilst also managing our senior leaders’ calendars and schedules.

Glen worked with F&N Coca Cola prior to joining the ChapmanCG team.

He includes sailing as one of his hobbies outside of his role with ChapmanCG.

EA Registration Number: R1436680 Licence Number: 08S3543
Karen Garner

Executive Assistant

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Karen Garner

Executive Assistant

Karen is a UK based Executive Assistant supporting the EMEA team.

Karen has fifteen years of experience working in a PA/EA capacity and she has worked across various sectors, including private equity, real estate, scientific research, and architecture.

Originally a music graduate from the University of Manchester, Karen now spends most of her free time hiking and also enjoys baking.