Charlotte Matthew

Partner | Head of Southeast 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

As a Partner and Head of Southeast Asia (SEA), Charlotte is based in our Singapore office and leads a team of eleven HR exec search specialists, covering Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam and the Philippines. The SEA FJ business consists of three specialist teams; Financial & Professional Services, Commerce & Industry and Reward, Analytics, HRIS & Payroll. Charlotte spent over fourteen years in HR executive search partnering with Chief HR Officers, CEOs, Boards, Managing Directors and International CoE HR Heads, to appoint global, regional and country heads as well as building HR, Talent & Human Consulting & Reward Consulting teams. Prior to Executive Search, Charlotte graduated with a first-class degree from Nottingham University and started her career in HR strategy, talent and change management consulting with a top tier global management consulting firm. She has worked in Singapore, Hong Kong, USA, UK, and Europe over her 15+ year career.

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

Global Head of HR for Wholesale and Regional Head of HR (AEJ)

“Charlotte has been an incredible partner to me in my role. She has a fantastic understanding of the market, is attuned to my organizational and team needs and most importantly, provides exceptional care to her clients and candidates alike. A real pleasure to be working with Charlotte.”

Vivian Law Annan

Charlotte's jobs

  • Financial services

Head of HR – Tech & Ops – Banking – Director

Frazer Jones is delighted to partner with a leading financial services group to appoint a Group Head of HR to partner their Tech & Ops Leadership team group wide. This is an exciting opportunity to join a fast paced, purpose driven and diverse organisation, partnering closely with the Tech and Ops leadership team spread across […]
  • Salary SGD250000 – SGD300000 per annum
  • Posted Posted 1 hour ago
  • Asset management
  • Financial services
  • Fintech

Group Head, Performance & Rewards – Private Equity

Our client an international private equity firm with an enviable and growing portfolio is looking to appoint their first Group Head of Performance and Rewards into the parent company. This is a career defining opportunity, to join a market leading leadership team, partnering closely with the board, c-suite and companies within the portfolio as they […]
  • Posted Posted 2 hours ago
  • Financial services
  • Insurance

HR Business Partner – Org Design / M&A

We are delighted to be partnering with a leading financial services group with a strong growth, M&A and transformation agenda in their search to appoint a Group HR Business Partner. As the successor to the Group Head of HR Business Partnering, you will work directly with the C-suite and board of JV’s and a number […]
  • Posted Posted 1 week ago
  • Banking
  • Insurance

HR Director – Asia – Financial Services

Our client a European Headquartered international trading organization with a highly relationship driven and high performance culture is looking for a HR Director to join their HR team. Job descriptionReporting to the Regional MD of the business, with a dotted line to the Group CHRO in another region, this individual will play a lead role […]
  • Posted Posted 1 week ago
  • Financial services

Compensation – Senior Manager – Financial Services

A leading financial services organization is looking for a Compensation Senior Manager to sit on the Group / International side of the business, operating as a Compensation Partner to the Group Leadership team. Job description:Reporting into the Group Head of Reward, with a dotted line into the CHRO’s and International Business Heads spread internationally, this […]
  • Salary + bonus + benefits
  • Posted Posted 1 week ago
  • Construction
  • Professional Services
  • Real Estate

Head of Talent Acquisition – Asia

Our client, a listed and highly regarded global organization, that operates as a large complex global matrix group, with a collaborative, consultative and purpose driven culture, is looking to appoint a Regional Head of Talent Acquisition to lead Asia. Reporting to the Global Head of Talent Acquisition based in another region, this individual will be […]
  • Salary SGD220000 – SGD250000 per annum
  • Posted Posted 2 weeks ago
  • Financial services
  • Healthcare
  • Professional Services

HR Business Partner – Org Design / M&A

We are delighted to be partnering with a leading financial services group with a strong growth, M&A and transformation agenda in their search to appoint a Group HR Business Partner. As the successor to the Group Head of HR Business Partnering, you will work directly with the C-suite and board of JV’s and a number […]
  • Salary SGD225000 – SGD250000 per annum + bonus + benefits
  • Posted Posted 2 weeks ago
  • Technology

Employee Relations Lead – Technology

We are delighted to be engaged to support a leading global Technology company that is building a brand-new Employee Relations & Investigations team based in Singapore to support the region across APAC. Reporting to the International Head of Employee Relations, this individual will be responsible for independently managing up to circa 10 complex ER cases […]
  • Posted Posted 2 weeks ago
  • Technology

Global HR Business Partner – Tech & AI

Our client, a highly innovative global, Asia headquartered, Technology organization is looking to appoint a commercial, high performing and dynamic Global HR Business Partner to partner their Data and Technology businesses internationally, working closely with Group HQ in China, as well as a number of other international markets. Reporting to the Group Head of HR […]
  • Posted Posted 3 weeks ago

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