Co-Founder and Managing Director – Legal
Andrew is the co-founder and Managing Director of ALS International. Andrew is a qualified Barrister and Solicitor and runs both the Legal and Compliance teams. He has been recruiting in Asia since 1994 and has enjoyed unrivalled experience in the region recruiting lawyers at partner and associate levels for both private practice and in-house clients. Having lived in Hong Kong for over 20 years Andrew has a wide, comprehensive and established network of contacts around the Asia Pacific region.
Gwen is the Director for the Banking & Financial Services practice for Singapore, China and Southeast Asia for ALS International.
Gwen graduated with a BCom in Finance and Marketing from Murdoch University, Australia. She has over 15 years’ experience in financial markets search and selection. Gwen joined ALS in 2007. She is renowned for senior level searches across all areas of investment management, equities and hedge funds across Asia Pacific.
With a “total coverage” approach, Gwen deploys her extensive knowledge to deliver a quality product and act as a total solution provider. She is fluent in English and Mandarin.
Kevin specialises in legal recruitment in the PRC market and works closely with ALS consultants based in Hong Kong and Singapore.
Prior to joining ALS, Kevin practiced corporate law for several years in both a global law firm and a domestic boutique law firm in China. Kevin has placed Senior Partners in China and having worked in the legal sector in China himself, he is keenly aware of the needs and requirements of lawyers in the PRC.
He offers advice and recruitment services to in-house clients and law firms in China as well as providing knowledgeable and sound career advice to lawyers looking to move.
Director – Commerce and IT&T / Head of Shanghai
Ran is Head of the ALS Shanghai office. He has 10+ years of experience in both executive search and RPO across APAC specialising in IT&T, banking & consulting industries. Prior to joining ALS, Ran helped a UK based recruitment agency, NP GROUP, to set up and expand its China business. Ran is known for his strong track record of successfully assisting a wide variety of regional clients in designing creative recruitment solutions.
Ran studied and lived in Europe for 8 years in three different countries, Holland, UK & Spain. He obtained BBA, MSC Marketing & Intermediate Spanish certificate. He is a Mandarin native speaker, fluent in English and conversational in Spanish.