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Neil Owen

Group Managing Partner

Neil started his recruitment career in 1998, focussed predominantly on the Financial Services industry for Robert Half International. His 20-year career there saw him take on several senior roles including Managing Director for London, Global Practice Director for Financial Services, and UK Director for Technology.

In 2018 Neil moved to a start-up business where he successfully launched and grew their London offering across Financial Services, Technology, and Human Resources.

Neil joined the Danos Group in July 2022 as our new Group Managing Partner. He is responsible for delivering our strategic growth objectives, while working with our global teams to continue to offer our industry leading recruitment solutions to the markets we serve.

He holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Wales, College of Cardiff.

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Mark Moorby

Lead Partner, Head of Asia Pacific

(Executive & Permanent)

Mark has been with Danos Associates since April 2012. He started his recruitment career working in London with Audit Professionals part of Hydrogen group in 2004.

He took the opportunity to relocate to Hong Kong in 2006 to join Robert half and helped establish their Hong Kong office and Financial Services desk.

Moving across to Ambition in 2009 Mark grew two successful specialist banking teams in Compliance, Risk and Audit and Operations and place mid to senior level candidates in Regulatory and Control roles across a range of Investment Banks, Asset Managers and Insurance firms.

Mark’s early career was as a Financial Adviser having graduated from The University of the West of England Bristol with a Bachelors in Spanish and Business Systems.

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Adnan Maddix

Partner, Head of Singapore, APAC Risk & Analytics

(Executive, Permanent & Interim)

Adnan began working for Danos Associates in October 2018 bringing a strong track record in Buy side and Investment Banking recruitment.

Prior to his appointment Adnan managed a team covering Compliance, Risk and Trust recruitment with a particular focus on Wholesale and Private Banking. During this time, he has developed a deep and rich pool of candidates in the Corporate Governance sector.

Adnan started his career in the UK in 2010 before relocating to Singapore in early 2013.

EA Personnel Reg. No. R1324792

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Cheryl Yu

Office Manager

(Operations)

Cheryl joined Danos Associates in January 2019 and has had several years’ experience in office support roles in Hong Kong before relocating to London in 2015 where she worked as a KYC investigation specialist at Amazon UK for almost two years.

Cheryl graduated with Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communication from Hong Kong Shue Yam University and completed a Human Resources Management course from The Hong Kong Management Association in 2018. She speaks fluent English, Cantonese and Mandarin.

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Mark Moorby

Lead Partner, Head of Asia Pacific

(Executive & Permanent)

Mark has been with Danos Associates since April 2012. He started his recruitment career working in London with Audit Professionals part of Hydrogen group in 2004.

He took the opportunity to relocate to Hong Kong in 2006 to join Robert half and helped establish their Hong Kong office and Financial Services desk.

Moving across to Ambition in 2009 Mark grew two successful specialist banking teams in Compliance, Risk and Audit and Operations and place mid to senior level candidates in Regulatory and Control roles across a range of Investment Banks, Asset Managers and Insurance firms.

Mark’s early career was as a Financial Adviser having graduated from The University of the West of England Bristol with a Bachelors in Spanish and Business Systems.

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Adnan Maddix

Partner, Head of Singapore, APAC Risk & Analytics

(Executive, Permanent & Interim)

Adnan began working for Danos Associates in October 2018 bringing a strong track record in Buy side and Investment Banking recruitment.

Prior to his appointment Adnan managed a team covering Compliance, Risk and Trust recruitment with a particular focus on Wholesale and Private Banking. During this time, he has developed a deep and rich pool of candidates in the Corporate Governance sector.

Adnan started his career in the UK in 2010 before relocating to Singapore in early 2013.

EA Personnel Reg. No. R1324792

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Serene Tan

Associate Partner, Singapore Head of Compliance

(Permanent & Executive)

Serene joined the Danos Group as an Associate Partner and the Singapore Head of Compliance in January 2022.

She is one of the very few career recruiters in the industry that trained at an international recruitment conglomerate. Serene has over eight years’ recruitment experience within Corporate Governance and is highly specialised in Compliance & Financial Crime Compliance (FCC).

Serene graduated with a Bachelor of Accountancy, second major in HR from Singapore Management University.

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Michelle Yau

Senior Associate

(Permanent & Interim)

Michelle is a Senior Associate in the compliance team based in Hong Kong. She is responsible for the recruitment of compliance professionals in the financial services sector.

She has an established reputation in the Hong Kong market where she began her career working on c-suite executive placements in a regional search firm, before moving to a global talent solutions provider. She is experienced in placing compliance professionals in functions covering products advisory, IBD/ Control Room, regulatory, licensing and AML/KYC into investment banks, corporate banks, private banks and PE/ hedge funds and asset management firms across Asia.

Michelle has a bachelor’s degree in International Hospitality Management from the University of Surrey and speaks fluent English, Cantonese, and Mandarin.

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Sue Buyong

Associate, Compliance

(Permanent)

Sue joined Danos Associates in January 2017 and has previously worked with both established MNC recruitment agencies and privately owned boutique search firms with intensive talent sourcing experience across the APAC / EMEA regions.

She has worked across a wide variety of industries including Energy and Banking. She has also worked on research assignments and training in both Colombo, Sri Lanka, UK and Europe.

Born in Singapore, she speaks English, Malay, Bahasa Indonesia and basic Mandarin.

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Mark Moorby

Lead Partner, Head of Asia Pacific

(Executive & Permanent)

Mark has been with Danos Associates since April 2012. He started his recruitment career working in London with Audit Professionals part of Hydrogen group in 2004.

He took the opportunity to relocate to Hong Kong in 2006 to join Robert half and helped establish their Hong Kong office and Financial Services desk.

Moving across to Ambition in 2009 Mark grew two successful specialist banking teams in Compliance, Risk and Audit and Operations and place mid to senior level candidates in Regulatory and Control roles across a range of Investment Banks, Asset Managers and Insurance firms.

Mark’s early career was as a Financial Adviser having graduated from The University of the West of England Bristol with a Bachelors in Spanish and Business Systems.

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Adnan Maddix

Partner, Head of Singapore, APAC Risk & Analytics

(Executive, Permanent & Interim)

Adnan began working for Danos Associates in October 2018 bringing a strong track record in Buy side and Investment Banking recruitment.

Prior to his appointment Adnan managed a team covering Compliance, Risk and Trust recruitment with a particular focus on Wholesale and Private Banking. During this time, he has developed a deep and rich pool of candidates in the Corporate Governance sector.

Adnan started his career in the UK in 2010 before relocating to Singapore in early 2013.

EA Personnel Reg. No. R1324792

Serena Tan

Serene Tan

Associate Partner, Singapore Head of Compliance

(Permanent & Executive)

Serene joined the Danos Group as an Associate Partner and the Singapore Head of Compliance in January 2022.

She is one of the very few career recruiters in the industry that trained at an international recruitment conglomerate. Serene has over eight years’ recruitment experience within Corporate Governance and is highly specialised in Compliance & Financial Crime Compliance (FCC).

Serene graduated with a Bachelor of Accountancy, second major in HR from Singapore Management University.

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Michelle Yau

Senior Associate

(Permanent & Interim)

Michelle is a Senior Associate in the compliance team based in Hong Kong. She is responsible for the recruitment of compliance professionals in the financial services sector.

She has an established reputation in the Hong Kong market where she began her career working on c-suite executive placements in a regional search firm, before moving to a global talent solutions provider. She is experienced in placing compliance professionals in functions covering products advisory, IBD/ Control Room, regulatory, licensing and AML/KYC into investment banks, corporate banks, private banks and PE/ hedge funds and asset management firms across Asia.

Michelle has a bachelor’s degree in International Hospitality Management from the University of Surrey and speaks fluent English, Cantonese, and Mandarin.

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Sue Buyong

Associate, Compliance

(Permanent)

Sue joined Danos Associates in January 2017 and has previously worked with both established MNC recruitment agencies and privately owned boutique search firms with intensive talent sourcing experience across the APAC / EMEA regions.

She has worked across a wide variety of industries including Energy and Banking. She has also worked on research assignments and training in both Colombo, Sri Lanka, UK and Europe.

Born in Singapore, she speaks English, Malay, Bahasa Indonesia and basic Mandarin.

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Mark Moorby

Lead Partner, Head of Asia Pacific

(Executive & Permanent)

Mark has been with Danos Associates since April 2012. He started his recruitment career working in London with Audit Professionals part of Hydrogen group in 2004.

He took the opportunity to relocate to Hong Kong in 2006 to join Robert half and helped establish their Hong Kong office and Financial Services desk.

Moving across to Ambition in 2009 Mark grew two successful specialist banking teams in Compliance, Risk and Audit and Operations and place mid to senior level candidates in Regulatory and Control roles across a range of Investment Banks, Asset Managers and Insurance firms.

Mark’s early career was as a Financial Adviser having graduated from The University of the West of England Bristol with a Bachelors in Spanish and Business Systems.

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Adnan Maddix

Partner, Head of Singapore, APAC Risk & Analytics

(Executive, Permanent & Interim)

Adnan began working for Danos Associates in October 2018 bringing a strong track record in Buy side and Investment Banking recruitment.

Prior to his appointment Adnan managed a team covering Compliance, Risk and Trust recruitment with a particular focus on Wholesale and Private Banking. During this time, he has developed a deep and rich pool of candidates in the Corporate Governance sector.

Adnan started his career in the UK in 2010 before relocating to Singapore in early 2013.

EA Personnel Reg. No. R1324792

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Aireen Santiago

Senior Associate, Risk & Trading

(Interim)

Aireen joined the Danos Group in 2022, as Senior Associate for the group’s interim business in Asia Pacific, Danos Consulting.


She is a full-fledge Risk Trading Technology Senior Associate with over 8 years of professional experience specialising in a diverse range of Risk Trading verticals including Infrastructure, Support, Business Services, Market Risk, Traded Risk, Project Management and Business Analyst for various markets in the Asia Pacific.

 

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Mark Moorby

Lead Partner, Head of Asia Pacific

(Executive & Permanent)

Mark has been with Danos Associates since April 2012. He started his recruitment career working in London with Audit Professionals part of Hydrogen group in 2004.

He took the opportunity to relocate to Hong Kong in 2006 to join Robert half and helped establish their Hong Kong office and Financial Services desk.

Moving across to Ambition in 2009 Mark grew two successful specialist banking teams in Compliance, Risk and Audit and Operations and place mid to senior level candidates in Regulatory and Control roles across a range of Investment Banks, Asset Managers and Insurance firms.

Mark’s early career was as a Financial Adviser having graduated from The University of the West of England Bristol with a Bachelors in Spanish and Business Systems.

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Adnan Maddix

Partner, Head of Singapore, APAC Risk & Analytics

(Executive, Permanent & Interim)

Adnan began working for Danos Associates in October 2018 bringing a strong track record in Buy side and Investment Banking recruitment.

Prior to his appointment Adnan managed a team covering Compliance, Risk and Trust recruitment with a particular focus on Wholesale and Private Banking. During this time, he has developed a deep and rich pool of candidates in the Corporate Governance sector.

Adnan started his career in the UK in 2010 before relocating to Singapore in early 2013.

EA Personnel Reg. No. R1324792

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Patricia Lui

Senior Associate, Head of Legal

(Executive & Permanent)

Patricia joined Danos Associates APAC Ltd. in 2022 to lead and grow our Legal practice in Asia Pacific.

She works with In-House and Practice clients on searches at all levels. A strictly confidential and tailored approach is adopted on both ends, to ensure best fit for clients and talents alike.  Her clients include financial institutions, conglomerates, as well as international and domestic law firms.

Patricia graduated with a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from The University of Hong Kong, and is fluent in English, Mandarin and Cantonese.

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Michelle Yau

Senior Associate

(Permanent & Interim)

Michelle is a Senior Associate in the compliance team based in Hong Kong. She is responsible for the recruitment of compliance professionals in the financial services sector.

She has an established reputation in the Hong Kong market where she began her career working on c-suite executive placements in a regional search firm, before moving to a global talent solutions provider. She is experienced in placing compliance professionals in functions covering products advisory, IBD/ Control Room, regulatory, licensing and AML/KYC into investment banks, corporate banks, private banks and PE/ hedge funds and asset management firms across Asia.

Michelle has a bachelor’s degree in International Hospitality Management from the University of Surrey and speaks fluent English, Cantonese, and Mandarin.