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.

KEITH WATSON – Director: Securities Services: Sales, RM and Client Service
HK: +852 9858 0019
Email: keithwatson@hartwellbuck.com

Keith is based in Hong Kong and is a former Regional Head of Client Experience for HSBC Securities Services with over 25 years experience in the Financial Services industry through Australia and Asia. Keith currently manages Hartwell Buck’s Securities Services division, placing VP level individuals in Banks, Asset Management teams, Securities Services firms and Financial Services organisations. Areas of expertise include Sales, Business Development, Relationship Management, Client Services and Operational professionals.

BRAD MORELAND – Director: Regulatory Operations & Transformation
Mobile: +62 877 6508 5812
Email: Bradmoreland@hartwellbuck.com

Brad is a former Director at Deutsche Bank and HSBC. Areas of expertise include Prime Finance, Client On-boarding, Client Management, KYC and Transformation across London and Hong Kong. Brad’s previous roles include Regional Head of Client Management (Asia), Regional Head of Client On-boarding and Hedge Fund Consulting. Brad currently manages Hartwell Buck’s Regulatory Operations and Transformation business, looking to place individuals in key roles across Hong Kong and Singapore.

Michelle Comrie – Executive Coaching Services
Mobile: +(852) 5933 5636
Email: michelle@soarhumancapital.com

Hartwell Buck has partnered with Michelle Comrie to offer tailored Executive Coaching services to support the professionals we work with to transition confidently between roles or to successfully navigate career path choices.

Originally from Zimbabwe, Michelle brings over 20 years in international business into play in her Coaching, with 15 + of those focused on the APAC from bases in Hong Kong, Singapore and China. Working with her 1:1 will be an engaging and experiential process – she works best with accomplished individuals who have been primarily ‘task driven’ in their careers to date. Michelle has an insatiable curiosity to help provoke people beyond their traditional thinking. This reveals underlying assumptions and missing viewpoints that can block innovative solutions. Our clients attribute the quick-fire success they have attained from working with her to her skilful instinct to draw out the true core of what is restricting performance, and how she uses positive psychology to build confidence and empower change with excitement, accountability and 100% commitment.

Michelle is a Professional Certificated Executive Coach (ICF PCC), is Hong Kong’s first mBit Coach and Trainer, and proudly stands as a Mentor for Women Leaders as part of 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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