Leathwaite is delighted to announce that Emily Woodward has joined Leathwaite's Hong Kong office where she will support clients in all industry sectors with a focus on Finance, Legal & Compliance leadership. 

Emily began her executive search and leadership consulting career over twenty years ago in London before relocating to Asia twelve years ago.

She has worked with clients across multiple industries including financial services, retail, industrial, media and professional services, particularly in relation to their Legal, Compliance and Finance leadership requirements regionally and globally. Prior to joining Leathwaite, Emily spent fourteen years with Spencer Stuart both in London and Hong Kong where she was a member of the Greater China Financial Services and CFO practices as well as leading their regional Legal and Compliance practice. She spent her early career with The Miles Partnership and Whitehead Mann.

Upon announcing the role, James Lawrence-Brown, Partner of Leathwaite Asia, noted:

“Emily’s appointment is a reflection of our commitment to building Leathwaite’s global business model, which has also been recognised through the winning of the 2019 HSBC Sunday Times International Track, which is awarded to the Top 200 UK based companies with the fastest international sales growth.”

Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200: Leathwaite Ranked in Britain’s mid-market private companies with the fastest-growing international sales.

The Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200 ranks Britain’s mid-market private companies with the fastest-growing international sales, measured over their latest two years of available accounts.

Marking its 10th anniversary this year, the league table has featured more than 1,000 companies since its launch, including star alumni such as Fever-Tree, IHS Markit and Aston Martin.

The 2019 league table supplement was published on 10 February, and the awards dinner was held on 1 May, and was attended by Leathwaite’s four founder partners (from left to right: Martin Phillips, James Rust, Neil Ejje & Andrew Wallace), who all continue to remain active within the business today.

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Leathwaite is a global human capital specialist firm, delivering executive search, executive interim solutions, market intelligence and management consultancy across a broad range of industry sectors. Since establishing the business in 1999, Leathwaite has developed key partnerships with some of the world’s most ambitious and innovative firms to attract the best talent in specialist areas. They choose Leathwaite because of the firm’s deep market insight and relationships.

Leathwaite has established offices in London, New York, Hong Kong and Zurich, employing over 100 members of staff globally.