Executive Search

Identifying and closing on the most qualified talent based upon an agreed ideal candidate specification.


Comprehensive and accurate analysis of the industry professionals in a particular product or region based on client parameters.


Advising on appropriate compensation levels for the purposes of attracting talent, including annual bonus awards, international relocation and retention incentives

Competitor Analysis

Visibility on resourcing and headcount levels of peer businesses or products including their respective strategies, market share and performance


Our ability to deliver the most qualified candidates is driven by our experience and creativity combined with meticulous preparation before we begin each mandate.

The foundations of a successful search are prepared well before we begin an assignment. We constantly develop our understanding of a client’s business through regular discussions, meetings and our own ongoing research. When we begin an assignment, we will already have an appreciation of key issues such as strategy, market positioning, client culture, areas of competitive strength and opportunities for profitable growth we also asses’ threats from fundamental shifts in the market place, and we always work to a consistent execution process.

At the core of our search process is a fully integrated database with the details of over 100,000 key and relevant professionals.
In addition, for each mandate we also utilise a number of other candidate sources including real-time ‘on the ground’ discussions and intelligence gathering.


Our expertise spans the key revenue generating functions in the Investment Banks and Private Banks and Asset Management companies for both the traditional and hedge fund strategies, plus other asset classes such as Private Equity and Real Estate.

A detailed list is summarised as follows.

Investment Banking
  • Equities (Sales, Trading, Research, and Prime Broking)
  • Equity Derivatives (Structuring, Trading and Sales)
  • Fixed Income (Structuring, Trading, Sales and Research)
  • Foreign Exchange (Sales, Trading and Research
  • Investment Banking and M&A (ECM and DCM)
  • Corporate Finance
  • Private Equity
Asset Management
  • Traditional Long Only
  • Management (CEO, CIO, CFO COO CMO, CRO)
  • Portfolio Managers
  • Investment Analyst
  • Dealing & Execution
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Operations and Settlements
Hedge Funds
  • Management (CEO, CIO, CFO COO CMO, CRO)
  • Portfolio Managers:
  • Variety of strategies including: Long Short, Absolute Return, Multi Strategy, Event Driven, Distressed Debt
  • Dealing & Execution
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Operations and Settlements
Private Banking
  • Executive Management
  • Relationship Managers
  • Product Specialists
  • Investment Councillors
  • In House Portfolio Managers
  • Business Development
  • EAM Relationship Managers
Roger Leader – Director

Roger is a Managing Director of LFR Hong Kong Limited, he has over 30 years of experience in Financial Services recruitment, with a successful track record recruiting for all levels of senior management within investment and private banks, asset management, both long only and hedge funds, private equity, insurance companies and other financial institutions.

Michelle Ng - Consultant

Michelle is a consultant of LFR Hong Kong Limited. She is responsible for undertaking search assignment for our clients’ mandates. She also builds industry relationship in order to gain a better understanding of clients’ recruitment needs and requirements according to the industry, work culture and environment.

Zen Fong – Crypto Currency and Blockchain Consultant

Zen currently acts as a Crypto Consultant for LFR Hong Kong Limited, he has a decade of experience in cryptocurrency investment, research and also blockchain technology. Zen is responsible for business development and talent acquisition.

Ginny Tjiu - Researcher

Ginny is a Researcher and responsible for conducting the initial screening process and database management for specific mandates. She also provides administrative support to the recruitment function and coordinates with the relevant consultant to source candidates who meet the criteria in a particular search.

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