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Richard Goddard

Managing Director Harvey Nash South East Asia and Head of the TMT Practice APAC

Richard leads Harvey Nash’s South East Asia operations and is a TMT specialist across international markets.

Richard joined Harvey Nash in 2015 to establish the company’s South East Asia operations from the Singapore office. Richard has over two decades of international search experience across the global technology marketplace and has worked with many leading corporations, mid-sized players and venture capital backed businesses on the build out of their leadership teams in both Asia, Europe and North America. Prior to his role with Harvey Nash, Richard was Managing Partner Asia at an international search firm, leading the Asia Pacific Search Practice. For 18 years he played a pivotal role in the global expansion and leadership of the Technology Practice of a UK public listed recruitment services organisation. During this period he personally led the launch of multi-industry practices in the UK, France, Germany, Singapore, Hong Kong and China whilst remaining a prolific executive search partner for his clients around the world. Richard is known as a very hands-on and passionate business leader with a proven track record of setting the strategic direction of an organisation and driving through the tactical execution across diverse cultures and geographies. These experiences are vital when helping clients select the right calibre of leadership for their own organisations. Richard is a graduate of European Business Studies and French.

Expertise: Technology, Media, Telecoms

Office Location: Singapore