Matthew Wake


Matthew Wake serves as partner in DHR International’s Hong Kong office. Matthew has eighteen years of executive search experience and has partnered with numerous clients in establishing or strengthening leadership teams in Asia Pacific.

Matthew has completed a large number of search assignments at the C-suite, VP, and director-level working across the industrial, retail, and consumer sectors. These positions include local, regional and global business and functional leadership roles for large and medium sized multinationals.

Matthew has broad functional expertise in sales, marketing, digital strategy, corporate development, HR, finance, operations, legal & compliance and general management. Matthew has extensive knowledge of the Greater China and Southeast Asia regions.

Prior to joining DHR International in 2010, Matthew worked as an executive search consultant for two international search firms where he successfully grew teams within the industrial and consumer sectors, before running his own boutique firm.

Prior to working in the recruitment industry, Matthew worked for a global financial markets information company in Hong Kong. Matthew was educated to tertiary level in the United Kingdom where he received his bachelor’s degree in Industrial Management and has been working in Hong Kong since 1997.