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Meet the Team

Chris Aukland

Chris Aukland

Regional Managing Director, Asia

About MeChris is the Managing Director, Asia for Ambition, based out of Hong Kong. He is an experienced recruitment professional with 17 years’ consulting experience across the UK and Asia and has a proven track record of building and leading sustainable and profitable recruitment teams with a commitment to provide the highest...

Lester Qin

Lester Qin

Director

My BackgroundI began my recruitment career in 2007 originally starting as a researcher in an executive search firm covering Financial Services, Retail, and Finance roles in Shanghai.After three years with my first employer, I moved to an international recruitment firm and since then I have focused on recruiting for...

Daniel Ong

Daniel Ong

Associate Director, Technology

My BackgroundHaving taken up a career in recruitment right after graduation, I was initially attracted to the opportunity to learn valuable relationship-building skills through my dealings with all sorts of people - from fellow colleagues and bosses to clients and candidates. Being rewarded for hard work put in makes it e...

Joanna Tan

Joanna Tan

Associate Director, Contracting

My BackgroundI started my career as a recruiter after graduating from SIM UOL with a Bachelor of Business. Since then I have garnered over 9 years of recruitment experience, partnering with a wide variety of clients, across all the Banking and Financial Services industry, and helped countless temporary, contract, and perm...

Natasha Mehta

Natasha Mehta

Associate Director, Supply Chain & Procurement, Sales & Marketing

My BackgroundI have worked as a Recruiter specialising in Supply Chain and Procurement in Singapore and South East Asia, and have successfully placed mid to senior level management in leading organizations. My experience has given me a great deal of insight into the industry and a strong network of clients ...

Sohail Kukar

Sohail Kukar

Divisional Manager, Banking & Financial Services

My BackgroundBorn and raised in Delhi, India where I went to school, I came to Singapore in 2014 and have since graduated from the Singapore Institute of Management with a BSc Economics (Hons). I was attracted to recruitment due to the fast pace and constantly changing environment I would find myself placed in.​...

Alvis Ho

Alvis Ho

Business Manager, Contracting

My BackgroundSince graduating with a Bachelor's degree of Science in Business in 2012, I started my career as a recruiter and have never looked back since. With 4 years of recruiting experience under my belt under the Finance and Accounting desk for a well-known recruitment firm, I decided to make the move to Ambition to furth...

Co Co

Co Co

Business Manager, Contracting

My BackgroundCo Co is a fully trilingual (Japanese/English/Chinese), accomplished, and results-driven sales professional with over 15 years' experience in recruitment. <...

Cheryl Poh

Cheryl Poh

Managing Consultant, Banking & Financial Services

My BackgroundI started my banking career as a Personal Banker with CIMB Bank and progressed to a Team Lead. During this period, I developed an interest in Insurance and focus mainly on this segment. After 3.5 years, I decided to make a career switch to recruitment, focusing on insurance. With my extensive network a...

Andrei Lucaciu

Andrei Lucaciu

Principal Consultant, Technology

​My BackgroundWith extensive agency recruitment experience across several industry verticals, I relocated to Southeast Asia at the beginning of 2013 and worked for a few years in emerging countries such as Vietnam and Thailand. Due to continuous growth, I moved to Singapore in 2016 and I consider it home now. I'm a recr...

Annie Shi

Annie Shi

Principal Consultant, Technology

My BackgroundI’m from China and the 1st prize winner in the Olympic Biology Competition of China. Also, I won a scholarship to study at one of the top universities in China, Zhejiang University. Thereafter, I shifted my interest from science to people-oriented jobs gradually and explored several career options (such as law and...

Kady Wu

Kady Wu

Principal Consultant, Finance & Accounting

​​My BackgroundI graduated with a Bachelor of BBA Accountancy and started my career as an auditor at one of the Big 4 accounting firms in Hong Kong. At the same time, I was internally seconded to the Corporate Tax and Learning & Development team. As I've always enjoyed interacting with people from all walks of life,...

Celine Lee

Celine Lee

Senior Consultant, Contracting

​My BackgroundCeline has over 2 years' experience in recruitment and has covered several areas in recruitment, including providing outsourcing services, foreign talent hiring advisory, and market research under the Banking & Finance and IT domains.Celine enjoys the thrill in the ...

Joey Chen

Joey Chen

Senior Consultant, Finance & Accounting

​​​​My BackgroundI graduated with a Bachelor's in Economics and Finance in 2017 and embarked on my journey as recruiter several years ago. Prioritising the needs of both clients and candidates, I'm the go-to and preferred choice of working partners. ​Roles I Recruit ForI specialise in recruiting f...

Melody Leow

Melody Leow

Senior Consultant, Banking & Financial Services

​My BackgroundAs a graduate with a degree in cross-cultural studies, I enjoy interacting with people from diverse backgrounds. Although my foray into recruitment was incidental, it is the best decision I have made. After a few years as a researcher for a tech recruitment firm, I decid...

Selicia Low

Selicia Low

Senior Consultant, Banking & Financial Services

​My BackgroundI graduated from Nanyang Technological University with Bachelor (Honours) in Statistics. I was drawn to recruitment 4 years ago and I have been helping clients within the Banking and Financial Services industry to find the right talent.​Roles I Recruit For

Sophie Liu

Sophie Liu

Senior Consultant, Technology

​​My BackgroundI graduated from Singapore Management University with a Master's Degree in Management. I come from a banking background and through that experience, I realised that I enjoy communicating with people from all walks of life. That was when I discovered my interest in recruitment. Once I started my career in recruit...

Timmy Tian

Timmy Tian

Senior Consultant, Technology

​​​My BackgroundI'm a driven technology recruiter who is actively recruiting within the Singapore market. I previously worked as a product manager in the internet industry but once I discovered my passion for career counselling, I transitioned my skills into the world of recruitment. ​Roles I Recruit For<...

Claire Chu

Claire Chu

Consultant, Contracting

​My BackgroundI graduated from the University of London with a Bachelor of Banking and Finance. Since then, I have started my career as a recruitment consultant, and gained over 2 y...

Joseph Koh

Joseph Koh

Consultant, Contracting

​My BackgroundWith 5 years of strong 360 recruitment experience, I specialise in recruiting temp, contractual, and permanent roles within the banking and financial services sector. I have assisted numerous clients with hiring needs, and candidates in their job search. ​Roles I Recruit ForI cover t...

Treasa Wong

Treasa Wong

Consultant, Technology

​​​My BackgroundTreasa graduated from Singapore Management University (SMU) with a double major in Finance and Operations Management. She also studied in Paris at Université Paris Dauphine, the only EQUIS-accredited French university. During her trip to Silicon Valley for a tech program, she visited and n...

Tushita Kumar

Tushita Kumar

Consultant, Sales & Marketing

​My BackgroundI come from a PR and marketing background, with over 2 years of experience in recruiting mid to senior level positions for the technology industry. I graduated from University of Birmingham with a Bachelor (Honour...

Andy Chia

Andy Chia

Associate Consultant, Contracting

​My BackgroundAndy is a highly driven and outgoing tech recruiter with over a year of experience in recruitment. Since he started out his career as a recruiter, he has helped place ...

Jason Kukreja

Jason Kukreja

Associate Consultant, Supply Chain & Procurement

​​​​My BackgroundI'm a postgraduate of Singapore Management University with a major in Operations & Supply Chain Management. I decided to start my career in recruitment as it involves connecting and bringing people together. The whole process of liaising with clients and candidates is an enjoyable experience for me. On top...

Rachael Kow

Rachael Kow

Associate Consultant, Banking & Financial Services

​My BackgroundI possess a wealth of knowledge and a decade of experience in Human Resources. In the last few years, I have been focusing on in-house recruitment. As an achiever, I'm always seeking new challenges and opportunities to grow my career. At Ambition, I aim to specialise in my area of passion using my im...

Xiaochen Dong

Xiaochen Dong

Associate Consultant, Banking & Financial Services

​My BackgroundI graduated with a master’s degree in urban and regional planning from Peking University, and started my career as an urban planner. Soon after, I realised I enjoy building long term relationships with people and decided to switch my career to the recruitment industry.​Roles I Recruit For

Julianna Zhou

Julianna Zhou

Research Consultant, Technology

​​​My BackgroundAfter I obtained my Master's degree from Nanyang Technological University (NTU), I went on to work as a data analyst for Apple South Asia f...

Lydia Chen

Lydia Chen

Research Consultant, Technology

​My BackgroundI graduated from the National University of Singapore with a Master's degree in Venture Creation. Having a thirst for challenges and a desire to keep busy, I have moved from France to Algeria and then to Singapore to study and work. With experience in sales, customer support, and business development, I decided t...

Patricia Liu

Patricia Liu

Research Consultant, Technology

​My BackgroundI graduated from Colorado State University with a bachelor’s degree in Industrial-Organization Psychology. I started my first job out of college as a healthcare recruiter in the US before relocating to Singapore. I enjoy connecting with people, expanding my network, and keeping up with the market. I appr...

Sindhu Udayakumar

Sindhu Udayakumar

Research Consultant, Finance & Accounting

​​My BackgroundI graduated from Murdoch University with a double major in Accountancy and Business Management. Upon graduation, I landed my first job as a tax accountant. I soon realised I thoroughly enjoy networking and the people part of the business. Thus, after attaining my CPA Australia accreditation, I decided to switch ...

Syafiqah Nasir

Syafiqah Nasir

Research Consultant, Technology

​My BackgroundI graduated from the National University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Business Administration. With an academic background in Marketing and HR, I've joined Ambition Singapore to grow my career as a recruitment specialist.​Roles I Recruit ForI cover technical and commercial roles w...

Wei Jie Ji

Wei Jie Ji

Talent Acquisition Consultant, Asia

​​​​My BackgroundI graduated from Singapore Institute of Management & Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology with a Bachelor's in Business Management. With over 8 years of experience in both external and internal recruitment across Asia as well as a strong passion for internal recruitment, I've joined Ambition with ...