Charlotte Matthew

Executive Director | Head of Financial and Professional Services | South East Asia


Charlotte’s Recent placements

  • Global Head of HR (MD) | Tech, Transformation & Ops | Standard Chartered
  • Global Head of Reward Products | Nomura
  • Head of Employee Relations | HSBC
  • HR Director (APAC) | ING
  • HR Director (APAC) | Withers

Charlotte is based out of our Singapore office leading the HR banking and financial services and professional services practice, and sourcing for senior and executive HR talent across Asia. She is supported by a team of specialist HR exec search consultants. Charlotte graduated with a first-class degree from Nottingham University and started her career in HR change management consulting with a top tier global management consulting firm. She spent over ten years in HR executive search partnering with chief HR officers, CEOs and managing directors to appoint global, regional and country heads as well as building teams within leading international financial, fintech and professional services firms.

Charlotte’s testimonials

Global Head of HR (MD) Corporate, Commercial and IB and Europe and The Americas | Standard Chartered

“Charlotte is an exceptional professional who has a deep understanding of the HR market and is an expert at identifying and recruiting top talent. I have had the opportunity to work with Charlotte and was incredibly impressed with her professionalism, knowledge and expertise in the HR space.

She quickly understood our requirements, organization and culture and was able to identify the right candidates quickly. I highly recommend Charlotte, she is an outstanding professional who goes above and beyond to deliver exception service and results. Any organization that engages Charlotte’s services can be assured of receiving the highest levels of service and results.”

Diane Brokenshire

Global Head of HR (MD) – Consumer and Business Banking | Leading global financial services organisation

“Charlotte has been an exceptional partner in my appointment to a Global MD role and a huge support in the relocation from Sydney, Australia to Singapore. Charlotte’s knowledge of the Financial Services landscape and the Singapore market has been invaluable and highly appreciated.”

Chris Frawley

Global Head of Talent (Global Markets) and Regional Head of HR (AEJ) | Nomura Investment Bank

“Charlotte is a fantastically proactive, helpful and experienced recruiter. She guided me expertly through the process of landing me in my new role at Nomura and has continued to be hugely supportive as I have onboarded and settled in. Thank you Charlotte for all your effort!”

Katie Trew

Global Services HR Senior Director | Boston Consulting Group

“Charlotte is fabulous, she is extremely passionate, driven and a true expert in what she does. She was a true partner when helping me in my job search, and I felt supported and listened too throughout. The differentiator for me is her outstanding relationship building skills which extend way beyond the placement; I know I could always reach out to Charlotte for support both as a candidate and client, but also for trusted advice!”

Adele Ellis

CHARLOTTE’s Insights