James Lawrence-Brown

Partner | Hong Kong | Singapore

James is the leader of our Asia and our regional Professional Services practices. He splits his time between Hong Kong and Singapore to best serve our clients. Well-networked and known across the region for his track record of delivering great outcomes, he works with a wide range of clients in the corporate, financial and professional services spheres.

With over 20 years’ experience working in Asia, he has developed a deep knowledge of the region, as well as keen insights into the needs of and challenges facing his clients.

  • Specializes in placing CEO and broader C-level technology, operations, innovation, digital, data, transformation and advisory leadership talent.
  • Member of the Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants (AESC). He also sits on one of the AESC’s regional councils (Asia Pacific and the Middle East), helping to provide the association with local market insights and expertise.
  • Joined Leathwaite in 2016 from Spencer Stuart, where he spent seven years as a consultant in the financial services and financial officer practices.