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.



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).



We have more than 95 specialists in the region, including a team of in-house researchers.



We have helped more than 4,200 professionals find new roles in Asia to date. 



Laurie Young​

Global Head of HR

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.


Tiffany Shi

Senior Recruitment Manager    

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


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.

Manulife Asset Management

Keith Cheang

Chief Compliance Officer, South Asia

With Profile, recruitment feels like a breeze. Outstanding services consistently delivered by a team of experienced professionals with a personal touch!

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.

Royal Bank of Canada

Leslie Glass

Head of HR, Asia

Our relationship with Profile dates back more than a decade and the quality of service, professionalism and integrity of the team have been absolutely wonderful. What is clear is Profile’s collective depth of market knowledge and information, and its ability to anticipate changing market trends and demographics.

Robinsons & RSH Group of Companies

Chee Nian Tze

Group HR Director 

We have partnered with Profile since its inception in Singapore. They work closely with us and have a solid understanding of our business.

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.


At Profile, we value 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.


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.


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.


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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