Originally from the UK, Lois first moved to Hong Kong in the early 90s and now has almost two decades’ in-depth Asia Pacific experience. She held senior recruitment management roles for over 15 years including country manager China at REED, director at Kelly Services and managing consultant at Hudson, all based in Shanghai.
Lois is a conversational Mandarin Chinese speaker and has recruited executive and operational roles for organisations across the Asia Pacific region with a particular focus on executive search in China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Australia and New Zealand. She was also the first licensed personal branding strategist in China offering specialist recruitment, outplacement and career transition support for foreign executives based in the region.
During her Asian-based career Lois was a regular speaker and commentator on international forums such as Channel News Asia TV, The Economist, American Chamber of Commerce and at HULT University. She holds certifications accredited by the International Coach Federation (ICF) in professional career coaching, resume writing, social branding, and personal branding and assessment. She is also a certified AS/Autism employment coach. Lois is an Associate of Career Thought Leaders, a professional careers industry association.
In her role as manager Asia Pacific, Lois is responsible for partnering with international NGOs to source high quality candidates across the Asia Pacific region.