June 13, 2016 – Global search firm Harvey Nash has added Heather Grayson as director of the financial services practice in Asia. As part of the company’s expansion plans she is based in the firm’s Asia Pacific headquarters in Hong Kong.
In her new role, she reports directly to Nick Marsh, managing director of Harvey Nash Executive Search Asia and is responsible for working with Harvey Nash’s existing client base and developing new business relationships across the Asian markets. The appointment of Ms. Grayson reflects further diversification of Harvey Nash’s client base into real estate as the company expands across Asia.
With 15 years of executive search experience, Ms. Grayson brings relationships and sector expertise across numerous markets in Asia, such as Hong Kong, China, Singapore, Indonesia and India. She has worked in New York and Singapore, and is a search specialist focused on asset management and private equity real estate funds with a specialization in emerging markets.
Prior to joining Harvey Nash, Ms. Grayson was a partner for boutique search firm Reed Hamilton, where she led the firm’s real estate practice in Hong Kong. Prior to that she was a principal consultant with Capstone Recruitment and before that a partner with Rhodes Associates.
“Heather brings valuable insights and a strong, established network to Harvey Nash. Having led numerous senior executive searches across the world, including APAC, U.S, U.K and the U.A.E., Heather’s knowledge and experience will further strengthen our financial services practice in Asia”, said Mr. Marsh. “We are thrilled to welcome Heather to our expanding team and we are confident she will play a significant role in providing added value to our client and candidate community across the region”.
“I am excited to be part of Harvey Nash’s dynamic team,” said Ms. Grayson. “The company has a proven track record internationally, a strong brand and a commitment to the power of diverse talent. I look forward to further expanding Harvey Nash’s financial services focus across the APAC region and diversifying into sectors such as real estate.”
With a staff in more than 40 offices across Europe, Asia and the U.S., Harvey Nash provides executive search & leadership services, professional recruitment, and outsourcing services to a wide array of industries. In addition to Singapore, Harvey Nash has teams operating in Hong Kong, Australia, Japan and Vietnam.
The firm recently announced another addition in Asia with the appointment of Audrey Moreau as associate director and leader of the firm’s industry practice in South East Asia. She is based in the firm’s Singapore office. Ms. Moreau has worked in Malaysia, Vietnam and Singapore, and is a search specialist focused on the industrial and pharmaceutical sectors across the South East Asia region. Previously, she was with Morgan Philips where she was director of APAC.
Contributed by Dale M. Zupsansky, Managing Editor, Hunt Scanlon Media