Our Hong Kong Team

Matthew Whitman

Head of Hong Kong

+852 3101 0460


Over fifteen years in recruitment and executive search, following on from an early career in the legal, insurance and wealth management sector, Matthew has successfully built and grown several recruitment operations in Hong Kong, and forged long-term partnerships with clients and candidates across the region.

Matthew is responsible for the management of Darwin Rhodes (Hong Kong), with scope including internal recruitment and retention, training and development, operations, processes, systems, database architecture and management, internal and external stakeholder management, vendor management, sales and marketing strategy, business development and senior level external recruitment.

Matthew is specialised in the corporate governance space with a core focus and specialism within risk management and have successfully recruited regional heads of risk, operational risk, market risk, liquidity risk and credit risk for many leading banks, asset management companies, hedge funds, insurance companies and securities companies. Matthew also placed many senior candidates in compliance, financial crime compliance and audit.

Matthew has a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting & Law from The University of Manchester, United Kingdom and obtained my Legal Practice Course (LPC) from The College of Law, United Kingdom.