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We have conducted numerous searches for roles in Real Assets, a sector which has seen dramatic inflows of investments from institutional investors around the world.
Recent track record
We are proud to announce the following placements:
David Webbe is a Partner, Managing Director, Global Head of Investment Banking and Private Equity based in the Singapore office of Global Sage. David leads the global practice and also has responsibility for the South East Asia region. He is a highly experienced search professional with a keen understanding of the banking industry as well as executives’ strengths and capabilities. He also has extensive experience in private equity deal decision-making and the skills required from professionals to secure the best returns for investors. He joined Global Sage after five years at Korn Ferry, where he was Senior Client Partner and Head of Global Financial Services for South East Asia.
Previously, David was a Managing Director of Webbe International, a boutique financial services search firm in Singapore. He played a key role in the development of the business when he moved to Asia in 2002. He has been consistently ranked as a leading professional in the field, achieving a No. 2 ranking in 2006, in the AsiaMoney Headhunters Poll for the investment banking category. David holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree from the University of Kent, Canterbury.
Investment Banking, Real Assets, Private Equity, Wealth Management, Commercial Banking, Fintech
Hirokazu Tamura is a Partner, Managing Director and Head of Japan based in the Tokyo office of Global Sage. He brings over 17 years of financial services executive search experience to the firm. Since joining Global Sage, he has been instrumental in building out the Japan search practice across traditional and alternative asset management; wealth management; investment banking and private assets, placing senior investment, distribution, product and operations professionals across the financial services industry. In 2016, Hirokazu was recognized as the “Outstanding Recruiter of the year in Japan” by Recruitment International. Hirokazu attended Toyama College of Foreign Languages. He speaks fluent English and Japanese.
Asset Management, Private Assets, Investment Banking, Global Markets, Private Banking, C-Level
Terence Ho is a Managing Director of Global Sage and has over 15 years of executive search experience in Asia Investment Banking (IB) and Private Equity (PE). Based in Singapore, he specializes in placing candidates across M&A, ECM, Corporate Finance, Country Coverage and Industry teams in Asia. He has a strong track record of completing searches in PE at all levels for Sovereign Wealth Funds, Mega Funds, Mid-Market and Growth Equity Funds and selected C-suite roles for corporates and digital banks. Prior to joining Global Sage in 2020, Terence ran the Asia IB and PE search practice at ALS International. He started his executive search career with Webbe International in 2006. His thorough understanding of the IB and PE environment across Southeast Asia has earned him the respect of many candidates and clients. With an extensive network and broad understanding of the IB and PE sectors, he is known to stay ahead of the competition with his acute market intelligence and assessment.
Terence holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Economics & Finance from Curtin University and a Master of Commerce in Finance from The University of New South Wales. He is fluent in English, Mandarin and Cantonese.
Specialisation: Investment Banking, Private Equity, Corporate M&A and Capital Markets Executive Search
Joanna Wong specializes in management recruitment and executive search in the Asia Pacific region, with a focus on Greater China. She currently serves clients across Real Estate Developers, Hospitality Groups, Consulting firms, REITs, Funds and Private Equity.
Joanna has successfully placed candidates in key positions including CEO, COO, CFO, Regional Chief Executive, Head of Investment, SVP Operation, Project Director, General Manager, Head of Asset Management, Sales & Leasing Director, VP Construction, Portfolio Management Director, Head of Marketing, Corporate Communications, among others.
Starting her recruitment career with a UK-listed recruitment services group over 12 years ago, Joanna has helped international and local clients in sourcing and placing senior level talent across different core front-line and supporting functions up to C-suites positions.
Educated in Hong Kong and Switzerland with a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing and a Diploma in Hotel Management, she worked in international hotel chains in Switzerland and held senior positions in Hong Kong before moving into the recruitment industry.