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Our team

Herman Lau is the co-founder of the China and Hong Kong operations of JH Partners Asia. Graduated from the University of Hong Kong with a bachelor’s degree in engineering, Herman is one of founding members of JHP and has accumulated over a decade of professional experience in the recruitment industry. Over the years, Herman has been heading up both the Banking and the Technology Divisions to provide recruitment services for clients across Asia, specializing in both traditional banking & finance and the latest financial technology sectors. Having worked for top-notch recruitment firms in Singapore and China before founding JHP, Herman has successfully assisted numerous corporates to recruit talents and setup new operations across Hong Kong, China and Singapore through his extensive industry knowledge and network developed in the region.


Herman Lau

Albert Wong is the co-founder of the China and Hong Kong operations of JH Partners Asia. Albert graduated from the University of Nottingham with a B.A. (Hons) in Business Management. Albert is one of founding members of JHP and has been heading up both the Banking and Operation Divisions to provide recruitment services for clients across Asia. With over 10 years of recruitment experience for clients across Asia, Albert specialises in middle & back office roles in the financial sector and has successfully placed numerous candidates to renowned corporate and financial institutions.


Albert Wong

Kobe Yang is the Partner and China Office Head of JH Partners, focusing on executive search over financial services and technology sectors including traditional finance, fintech, blockchain, web2 and web3, and artificial intelligence. Over the past 11 years, Kobe has helped build JH Partners' China onshore executive search business from the ground up across private equity and venture capital, investment banking, brokerage, and asset management (directional and quant investment).

With over 174 successful placements totaling over ¥36 million in fees, Kobe has established himself as one of the top China-focused search consultants. He achieved quarterly fees of over millions for eight times and has spoken at high-profile events such as the Credit Suisse China Investment Conference.

Kobe takes pride in assisting leading financial institutions and technology companies establish and scale their businesses across key markets in China, Hong Kong, Singapore, the UK, and US. Through his expertise in identifying and recruiting C-suite executives and middle managers, Kobe has helped many organizations expand internationally with local leadership teams.

Partner, Head of China Office

Kobe Yang

Graduated from the Chinese University of Hong Kong with master’s degrees in law and Japanese Studies. Billy is a seasoned in-house human resources executive before joining JHP. Billy has been the Head of Staffing and Strategic Management in a major Chinese investment bank for over a decade before moving on to the Head of HR role in a Chinese State-owned fund management firm. Billy has extensive professional experience in recruitment and strategic management. During the course of his career, Billy has taken part in numerous overseas recruitment projects which include setup new operations and takeover across China, United Kingdom and Singapore.

Partner, United Kingdom

Billy Fan

Mitsuhiro Sugimoto has abundant experience and achievements in consultation and proposals for both companies and candidates. Sugimoto was a award winning top consultant and manager before joining JH Partners. He has over 10 years of working experience in Hong Kong and Japan for a wide range of industries including Japanese companies and Native Japanese / Fluent Japanese speaker for MNCs and local companies. Sugimoto offers exclusive job proposals in Japanese market and currently leading Japan Division at JH Partners.

Partner, Japan Division

Mitsuhiro Sugimoto

Lu Yim is our team manager under Banking and Finance division at JH Partners. Lu is specializing in the recruitment of banking, finance, real estate, and property professionals for Asia-Pacific operations in Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, China, Australia, New Zealand and Dubai. Lu successfully completed job placements ranging from senior to C-Level executive candidates. Before joining JH Partners, Lu worked in a global fortune 500 company with years of experience in executive recruitment and career advisory.

Team Manager, Banking and Finance Division

Lu Yim

Ryan Tong is our team manager under the blockchain division. He covers the executive search over TradFi and Blockchain (crypto exchange, crypto asset management, venture capital, custodian and blockchain applications) from front office to middle & back-office roles. He had successfully placed numerous c-level staff and assisted market leading financial institutions and tech houses to find their business in Hong Kong, China, Singapore, United Kingdom, and United States.

Team Manager, Blockchain Division

Ryan Tong

Ricky Fang is the team leader of Internet & Technology Division at JH Partners Asia, focusing on internet information technology, artificial intelligence and data science sectors. Ricky is deeply specialized in providing headhunting services for clients in the field of professional technology. With his dedicated and professional attitudes, Ricky has successfully placed talents for various local and international clients in the sector and won appreciations and trusts from all clients he served.

Team Leader, Internet and Technology Division

Ricky Fang

Mika Zhao is a senior executive search team leader in the consumer goods & internet sector at JHPartners. With nearly 4 years of experience as an HRBP for Fortune 500 companies, Mika successfully transitioned into executive search. With over 7 years of high-end talent recruitment experience and a solid HR foundation, Mika has accumulated a wealth of domestic and international resources. She has served over 10,000 elite professionals, with a focus on top Fortune 500 consumer goods companies. Mika has a strong track record, achieving six million in revenue in her first year as an entrepreneur in executive search. She consistently delivers annual personal performances exceeding two million and has helped over 200 brand professionals find their ideal platforms.

Team Leader, Consumer & Internet Team

Mika Zhao

Gurpreet Singh is our senior consultant under Technology and Blockchain division, specializes in blockchain, quant & fintech sectors. He is experienced in recruitment and had successfully placed high calibre candidates for clients ranging from crypto exchanges, quant funds to fintech companies in Hong Kong, Singapore and United States.

Senior Consultant, Technology and Blockchain Division

Gurpreet Singh

As the Senior Consultant of the Technology and Blockchain division, Andy Lau is experienced in recruiting high-caliber talents from functional roles in technology to senior management in leading financial institutions. He is also one of the earliest members of the Technology Team. His expertise goes well beyond the Blockchain industry and stretches into Traditional Finance. With a strong track record in assisting clients’ expansion in China, Singapore, Korea, the United Kingdom, and the United States, Andy is a trusted advisor to businesses within the region and overseas.

Senior Consultant, Technology and Blockchain Division

Andy Lau

Daisy is a highly accomplished professional with over 8 years of experience in the recruitment industry, specializing in serving multinational Japanese corporations and financial institutions. Fluent in Japanese and with a strong network in the APAC region, she possesses an exceptional ability to connect with and source top-tier Japanese-speaking talent. Daisy's expertise, language proficiency, and extensive industry connections help our clients to gain access to the best talent in the market. Daisy received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Hong Kong.

Senior Consultant, Japan Division

Daisy Leung

Cedia Wong is a senior consultant under banking and finance division, specializes in investment banking, asset management and hedge funds. She has been placing high calibre talents to international firms in Hong Kong, China and Singapore. Cedia received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Hong Kong.

Senior Consultant, Banking and Finance Division

Cedia Wong

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