Meet the Executive Search team

Robert Half's team of expert recruitment specialists are passionate about helping companies build superior leadership teams that help enable profitability and create a sustainable competitive advantage. Read more below about our Executive Search experts in APAC:

Matthieu Imbert-Bouchard

Matthieu Imbert-Bouchard

Managing Director
Robert Half Singapore

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With nearly 10 years of experience operating in Asia, Matthieu currently serves as the Managing Director of Robert Half Singapore.

Matthieu’s extensive experience has recognised him as an expert for solving complex recruitment and project challenges for both Executive stakeholders and clients, having developed a vast knowledge through building Robert Half’s consulting practices in Singapore.

His consultative approach and unique ability to match personalities, whilst assessing Executive talents, allows him to successfully identify key C-Level profiles for his clients, with the professional discretion required.

Some of Matthieu's latest placements include General Manager, Head of IT, Regional HR & Change Director, Program Director and Chief Financial Officer, across various industries such as mining, insurance, manufacturing, technology and FMCG.


Jonathan Whitaker

Jonathan Whitaker

Managing Director
Executive Search

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Jonathan is a Managing Director at Robert Half Executive Search which specialises in the retained search and placement of executive-level financial officers (CFOs/FD’s); information technology, sales and marketing, legal and human resources professionals; as well as COOs and CEOs, in growth-oriented, small- to medium-sized businesses.

His client portfolio spans Financial Services, Logistics, Manufacturing, Telecommunications, Healthcare, Retail, FMCG, Real Estate and Professional Services firms. Jonathan works as a business partner for a range of local and international organisations based in Hong Kong including multinational companies, Hong Kong-listed companies, and Hong Kong headquartered conglomerates.

Experience

Jonathan has worked in Hong Kong for ten years delivering on senior-level assignments across several industries. Previous to working for Robert Half Jonathan managed the senior finance recruitment team for a leading FTSE-listed recruitment consultancy in Hong Kong. During that time Jonathan has developed many successful relationships with various organisations.


Craig Bernhardt

Craig Bernhardt

Managing Director
Executive Search

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Craig specialises in C-Suite and senior-level retained search engagements across a range of industries and functional areas. His clients include Private Equity firms, Family Owned businesses, ASX 200 entities and many emerging to middle-market growth companies in the financial services, insurance, technology, consumer products, entertainment, real estate and professional services industries.

Throughout his career as a human capital and talent acquisition expert, Craig has earned a global reputation for discretion, effectiveness and excellence in executive search and assessment. He takes pride in gaining an in-depth understanding of the needs of both his clients and candidates in order to facilitate successful, high quality matches. With a bespoke approach to every search, Craig’s goal is to ensure his clients build superior leadership teams thus enabling them to create sustainable and competitive advantages in their respective markets. With a proven track-record of placing senior finance professionals in a variety of sectors, Craig has cultivated a deep understanding of cultural nuances within the organisations he has dealt with over the years.

Experience

With almost 18 years experience, Craig first joined Robert Half in London in 1999 and spent many years in Senior Leadership roles with the business in both London and Sydney within the firm’s Finance Practice. In 2010 Craig launched his own Sydney based recruitment firm specialising in the Senior Finance Leadership space. During that time Craig developed many successful relationships with various senior Stakeholders within the Australian marketplace.


Jennifer Andres

Jennifer Andres

Associate
Executive Search

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Jennifer Andres specialises in sourcing and placing executive leaders and senior level specialists across multiple industry sectors including financial management, sales and marketing, operations, technology, healthcare, legal and human resources.

Based in the Sydney office and assisting our Managing Directors, Jennifer conducts searches throughout Asia Pacific region.

Jennifer’s consultative and collaborative approach, attention to detail and proven business processes are what make her a trusted advisor to her clients and candidates alike.

Experience

With almost 20 years experience, Jennifer joined the Finance Practice in London in 1997. Since then Jennifer has embarked on a distinguished career with Robert Half in various operational and management roles both in London and Sydney and as such is well versed in every aspect of the Robert Half business. Jennifer has acquired a strong network of contacts throughout her career and her extensive market knowledge and project management skills ensure she conducts her search engagements from start to finish seamlessly.

Personal and Professional Activities

Jennifer has been involved with several organisations, volunteering with the Frenchs Forest Lions club collecting door to door for Kids with Cancer. She also participates in Australia's Biggest Morning Tea, Cancer Council Australia's most popular fundraising event as well as the Share the Dignity ‘It’s in the Bag’ campaign, a charity dedicated to helping homeless women and victims of domestic violence.

Jennifer graduated from Aston University, England with a Bachelors of Science in International Business and French.


Emma Richardson

Emma Richardson

Associate
Executive Search

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As an Associate with Robert Half Executive Search, Emma specialises in attracting and vetting senior level executives for C-suite and functional management positions across a variety of industry sectors including financial management, technology, operations, sales and marketing, healthcare, legal and human resources.

Based in the Sydney office, Emma assists our Managing Directors in conducting searches throughout Australia and the Asia Pacific region.

Emma’s collaborative approach sees her engaging with other Robert Half practices on cross divisional mandates, whilst leading research strategy, role specification, and candidate development and engagement.

Experience

Emma joined Robert Half in 2012, specialising in Finance and Accounting recruitment, and was promoted within a year to manage and develop a team of 5 Consultants. With almost 10 years’ experience in the Sydney market, Emma has a proven history of cultivating strong business relationships, which coupled with her consultative and collaborative approach has developed her reputation as a trusted advisor to both her clients and candidates.

In her role of Associate Emma is involved in the formulation of search strategy, attracting and vetting candidates, relationship management, developing role specifications, and mapping the market from scratch for each search engagement.

Personal and Professional Activities

Emma has been involved in several charitable organisations, competing in the Great Adventure Challenge raising money for the Starlight Foundation, organising fundraisers for Dress for Success and The Cancer Institute, and has her Bronze medallion in Surf Life Saving.

Emma holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology focusing on Organisational Psychology.