Our knowledge-based approach,
backed by comprehensive and
market-specific research
, allows us to
deliver an outstanding service to clients
and adapt to an ever-changing
business environment.
Pemberton Stewart is a research-driven executive search
firm. We work very closely with our clients to foster strong relationships, delivering senior searches, advising on strategic initiatives, and supporting business build-outs.

Our knowledge-based approach, backed by
comprehensive and market-specific research, allows us to
deliver an outstanding service to clients and adapt to an
ever-changing business environment.

This full-service approach makes Pemberton Stewart the
trusted choice of market-leading investment banks, financial services firms, and established commodity houses around the world.
Our research and search capabilities cover Global Markets,
Investment Banking and Capital Markets, Global Commodities
and Trading, Compliance and Risk Management. Each practice
has its own dedicated team, guaranteeing a highly focused and
specialized service.

Founded in 2007 in Hong Kong to service senior front office
placements in the Asian financial markets, Pemberton Stewart
quickly established itself as a market leader. Today we have
offices in Hong Kong, Singapore, and London.
Phil Pemberton co-founded Pemberton Stewart with partner Aaron Stewart in 2007. Phil services a core group of clients, including tier-one investment banks, multi-billion AUM hedge funds and regional banks. He has a track record of completing strategic senior mandates at C-suite level, global and regional head level.
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Byron Rienstra joined Pemberton Stewart in 2017 as Chief Executive Officer. He loves the firm for its intensity, agility and integrity. Byron knows exactly what it is to buy search and advisory services, from search firms. Prior to joining Pemberton Stewart, Byron was HR Director for Functions and Structural Reform (Ring-fencing) at Barclays. Before that, he was Group Head of Talent, Learning and Culture at Standard Chartered Bank where he lead resourcing, leadership, and talent for the group globally.
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Charlie Lang oversees all operational aspects of the firm. As part of the leadership team she is responsible for developing and overseeing our people and client growth strategies. Charlie has over 15 years of recruitment experience working both as a search consultant and in-house at Goldman Sachs. She has worked in London, Tokyo and Hong Kong, and has experience overseeing recruitment strategies in financial services including equities, fixed income, private wealth and asset management.
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Andrew Westmacott leads Pemberton Stewart’s Fixed Income practice. Since joining the firm in 2009 he has been responsible for overseeing and executing significant, senior assignments across various facets of Fixed Income Global Markets. His expertise includes credit, rates and FX , across sales, trading, structuring, quant and research groups in Asia, the UK and the US.
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Will Brocks is a Managing Director
in our Global Markets practice. He brings
more than 10 years of recruitment
experience to the team, covering
senior FIC trading, sales and
structuring mandates in Asia,
Europe and the US. Prior to joining
Pemberton Stewart in 2014, Will ran
the global markets practice for a
UK-based boutique search firm in
both London and Singapore.
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Srihari Raman is a Director in the firm's Global markets practice. He has extensive experience across Asia Pacific and has successfully executed mandates in Fixed Income trading, sales and structuring. Prior to joining Pemberton Stewart, Srihari was based out of Mumbai where he worked with a boutique executive search firm.
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George Johnson runs the Global Commodities practice. He leads and executes global front office searches for trading houses, financial institutions and industrials. George established Pemberton Stewart as the commodities search leader for the region, while managing our Singapore office. He relocated back to the UK in 2016 to head the London office and globalise the commodities business.
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William Brocklehurst is a key member of the Global Commodities team. He joined the business in Singapore in 2013 and has assisted in growing Pemberton Stewart’s capabilities in Asia, particularly within physical commodities. He is experienced in all disciplines, with a specialisation in the energy and dry bulk markets. Prior to joining Pemberton Stewart, William worked for a finance recruitment firm in Sydney, Australia.
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Amelia May assists with all senior front
office hires across the commodities
sector. She is responsible for compiling
and producing in-depth market reports
for our clients. Before joining
Pemberton Stewart, Amelia worked in
business development and marketing
for a leading financial institution in
Singapore.
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Tom Gregory-Smith heads our Investment Banking and Capital Markets practice, Tom specializes in sector and country coverage, debt and equity capital markets (including loans and financing), M&A and corporate finance. He has successfully recruited for all levels of senior management over the past eight years and has been consistently ranked highly in the Asiamoney head hunter polls.
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Lauren is a Director of Pemberton Stewart’s Global Banking & Financial Markets practices, and is an integral member of the firm. She has an established track record placing senior candidates within Debt Markets across sales, trading, structuring, research, capital markets & financing groups. Lauren began her financial search career with a Global Search Firm in London in 2011, before relocating to Asia and joining Pemberton Stewart’s Hong Kong office in 2013.
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James Roberts heads the Compliance
and Risk Management practice, which
he established for the Asia-Pacific region.
He focuses on the Singapore and Hong
Kong markets, originating and executing
mandates for banking, trading houses
and buy-side firms. James covers all
aspects of compliance and risk, while
also specialising in COO, Chief of Staff and key busines management hires.
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Li Ting assists with all mandates within
the Compliance and Risk
Management markets across Asia.
She is responsible for handling
searches and producing research
reports, and providing key market
intelligence to clients. Li Ting brings
valuable experience of in-house talent
acquisition and search capabilities to
the team.
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