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ABOUT PROFILE

Established in 2005, Profile is Asia’s leading independent search & selection firm. We provide collaborative solutions to financial services, commercial and professional services clients.

Why Profile?

We use our regional expertise and team of experienced professionals to offer our clients bespoke recruitment and human capital solutions.

Across our offices in Hong Kong, Singapore, Shanghai and Beijing, we provide access to a longstanding network throughout Asia, bolstered by a team of consultants and in-house researchers with specialist expertise at the sector and functional level. From market intelligence to executive search, we use robust tools to find and secure the right leaders for your organisation, and offer key market insights to inform your talent strategy.

We are flexible, pragmatic, and personal. We act as partners to our clients, with the single goal of helping them achieve their human capital objectives.

2005

Founded

Profile was established in 2005, and has grown its presence in Asia with offices in Hong Kong (est. 2005), Singapore (est. 2007), Shanghai (est. 2010) and Beijing (est. 2013).

100+

People

We have more than 100 specialists in the region, including a team of in-house researchers.

4,600+

Placements

We have helped more than 4,600 professionals find new roles in Asia to date. 

Testimonials

CITIC CLSA

Laurie Young​

Group Head of Human Capital Management

For more than ten years, Profile has provided exceptional service to the CITIC CLSA Group. Their detailed knowledge of Asia, and their understanding of CITIC CLSA’s unique culture, has resulted in a partnership that provides enduring value to our organisation.

L'Oreal

Tiffany Shi

Senior HR Manager    

We are constantly impressed by the professionalism of Profile’s consultants, and they continue to deliver outstanding results. 

BlackRock

Donnell Green

Head of HR APAC

Profile has become a thought partner and helped us find outstanding HR professionals from all over the world. We have used Profile for HR searches for the past 7 years, and they have helped us fulfil our vision of having one of the strongest HR teams in the industry. We are very grateful for all the support and professionalism Profile brings to representing our firm.

Xiaoyi Technology

Shengwei Da

Founder/CEO

We were impressed with Profile’s professionalism, deep understanding of the market, and speed in recommending candidates for key positions at our company.

Brandywine Global Investment Management

Tariq Ahmad 

Director, Head of Asia

Profile is one of the most reputable specialist search firms in the region. For both strategic hires and industry analysis, they have been consistently impressive, and they take pride in providing a truly tailored service.

Hellobike

Lei Yang

Founder/CEO

Profile left a strong impression as search partners. Their services are professional and their consultants provide great support.

Keep

Ning Wang

Founder/CEO

Profile's approach to executive search has been professional, considered and helpful. Their consultants quickly understood Keep's business and brand values, and were able to communicate concisely with candidates throughout all stages of the search process. 

Zurich Insurance

Dominic White

Regional Head of HR

It is refreshing to find a company that really wants to understand both the needs of the business and the needs of the candidate to identify a sustainable match. Profile invests time and effort to achieve this well beyond the initial brief, and without exception the team operate at the same high standard, providing dependability on the company, not just one individual.

Values

At Profile, we value integrity.

Integrity

We have a culture built on trust, firmly committed to conducting our business in an open and ethical manner.​

At Profile, we value partnership.

Partnership

Driven by a shared goal, we act as long-term strategic partners and advocates for our clients, providing unconditional support. 

At Profile, we value commitment.

C​ommitment

Focused on finding the right solutions, we offer a high level of dedication and a service that strives to exceed expectations.

Profile maintains strong partnerships outside of Asia, providing our clients with access to global services.

Global Partners

We maintain strong partnerships outside of Asia, providing our clients with access to global services.​

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Profile is dedicated to Asia, and contributes actively to our local communities.

CSR

We are dedicated to Asia, and contribute actively to our local communities.​

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Profile is proud to be an equal opportunities employer, organised around a deliberate diversity of styles and perspectives, with professionals from over 15 nationalities.

Diversity & Inclusion

Profile is proud to be an equal opportunities employer, organised around a deliberate diversity of styles and perspectives, with professionals from over 15 nationalities. We are committed to operating free of discrimination on any grounds. 

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