Emily Woodward

Director

Hong Kong office

Suite 2002,
Ruttonjee House,
Ruttonjee Centre,
11 Duddell Street,
Central,
Hong Kong

HK Agency Licence Number 63011

Executive Summary

Emily leads Leathwaite’s Chief Financial Officer; Legal, Risk & Compliance and Human Resources practices in Asia. She 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. Emily is Leathwaite’s Global Inclusion Council Lead and currently a Mentor on The Women’ Foundation’s Mentoring Program for Women Leaders (2021).

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 financial officer practices as well as leading their regional Legal and Compliance practice. She spent her early career with The Miles Partnership and Whitehead Mann.

Education

Emily holds a BA (Hons) English from Southampton University and speaks conversational Thai.