Simple Kan

Senior Associate | Hong Kong

Simple is a Senior Associate within Leathwaite’s Hong Kong office. She is a core member of the CEO, Corporate Communications, Chief Marketing Officer and Government Affairs practices as well as the global Commerce & Digital and Professional Services industry practices.

She works with a wide range of financial services, corporate and professional services clients to support their regional and country leadership requirements and has successfully delivered searches in Hong Kong, China, Singapore, Japan, Korea and Thailand. With a strong interest and commitment to ESG, she supports clients with Sustainability leadership appointments and also serves as a member of Leathwaite’s own ESG Council.

Simple brings prior executive search experience having previously been a researcher at Taylor Bennett Heyman, a boutique executive search firm that specialised in senior-level corporate communications and public affairs appointments across Asia. She also previously worked as a consultant in a corporate and financial communications consultancy in Hong Kong where she gained insight into the everyday work of communications professionals and was actively involved in their marketing communications and internal recruitment. Simple is a graduate of The University of Edinburgh MA Sociology & MSc Education. She is fluent in Cantonese, Mandarin and English.