Our Team

HK: +852 4610 6618
SG: +65 8612 5330
UK: +44 7968730213
Email: mikehartwell@hartwellbuck.com

Mike is the Founder of Hartwell Buck and a former British Army Officer with over 20 years of executive recruitment experience in London and the APAC. Mike specialises in VP level and above appointments within Banks, Asset Management teams, Hedge Funds, Wholesale Banks and Insurance Companies. Areas of expertise include Compliance, Risk, Middle Office/Operations and in placing COOs at VP level and above.

+44 207 556 0904
+44 787 1262534
Email: aarontwaits@hartwellbuck.com

Aaron is a former Director of Barclays who has spent most of his career in London, Singapore and Tokyo. Aaron’s previous roles have included running regional PWM Support Functions as well as Collateral Management, Client Service, Treasury Operations and KYC. Areas of expertise include placing experienced individuals in Private Wealth Management and Private Banking, as well as RMs and Support Staff at VP level and above. In addition to recruiting, Aaron is COO for the Hartwell Buck Group.

LIM HON – MD: Country Head Singapore
SG: +65 8128 0436
Email: honthenglim@hartwellbuck.com

Lim is a former MD at JPMorgan where he ran the Operations function for Cash Management and Trade Finance. He was also the location lead for JPMorgan COE in Singapore. Areas of expertise include placing VP level and above mandates across the region within Wholesale Banking. Lim is a Hartwell Buck Director and manages the Singapore regional business.

LYNN GAMBLE – Director
Mobile: +353 87 618 7459
Email: LynnGamble@hartwellbuck.com

Lynn is the Global Head of the Securities Services division at Hartwell Buck, placing VP level and above professionals in Banks, Asset Management and Securities Services organisations. Areas of expertise include Product Management and development, Operations/Change, Client Management and Sales.

Lynn has over 25 years of banking experience within Securities Services covering both Alternative and Traditional Fund Services. She has held senior positions at HSBC in Hong Kong, Citi in Hong Kong/Singapore and BNY Mellon in Ireland and Bermuda

RICHARD JEFFREYS – Managing Director
Mobile: +44 7921 529653
Email: Richardjeffreys@hartwellbuck.com

Richard manages Hartwell Buck’s Fintech and Management Consultancy practice globally, placing senior executives into Partner/MD and Director level positions. He has over 35 years experience gained from working in FinTech, Consultancy and Investment and Corporate Banking at Executive and Managing Director level.

Richard, a Human Centred Design Certified Practitioner and a Six Sigma Black Belt, has lived in the US, Europe and Asia working with companies such as J.P. Morgan, Standard Chartered, Finastra, Traiana (now CME Group) and HSBC.

Michelle Comrie – Director
Mobile: : +65 9351 8471
Email: michellecomrie@hartwellbuck.com

Michelle is originally from Zimbabwe. She has over 25 years of international business experience to fall back on and manages Hartwell Buck’s global HR/ People Talent recruitment practice specialising in placing HR related VP’s to Managing Directors into commerce and finance. Michelle also manages our Executive Coaching practice having spent 15 + years focussing on APAC from bases in Hong Kong, Singapore and China.

Michelle is a Professional Certificated Executive Coach (ICF PCC in progress), is Singapore and Hong Kong’s first mBit Coach and Trainer, is a member of the ICF (International Coaching Federation), a Facilitator for Hong Kong’s WEN (Women Entrepreneur Network) Third Eye Brand Workshops and she proudly stands as a Mentor for Women Leaders as part of TWF (The Women’s Foundation, Hong Kong). She is Behavioural Assessment & Observational Skills certified, and a CABI™certified Resilience Coach. The CABI™ Leadership Impact Model is a research-based resilience framework which has enabled 5,000 + Asia-based global professionals to discover their unique leadership voice regardless of culture and personality type.

Michelle is also the Founder and architect of an exciting CSR Coaching/Mentoring initiative called “Bold New Horizons.” This is a vibrant partnership with The Akilah Institute, which, as East Africa’s pre-eminent higher education institution for women, is educating female leaders to solve the world’s most pressing challenges.

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