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Taylor Abbott is an independent financial markets executive search firm that specialises in recruitment for global investment banking and securities firms that operate in the Asia Pacific region. Taylor Abbott is focused on the search for front-office professionals in the Equities, Investment Banking, Asset Management, Real Estate and Alternative Investment business areas.

Founded in Hong Kong by Debra J. Taylor in 2000, Taylor Abbott is trusted by market-leading global clients for its top quality research, true local knowledge and its consistently high success rate in completing placements.

We understand the need for discretion, trust and integrity in our work, and we take great pride in our strong industry reputation. Consequently, we have developed strong and continuing partnerships with senior line managers within the top five global investment banks. These began with Taylor Abbott's inception and have continued to grow since then. Our relationships also extend to Asia Pacific CEOs which have resulted in senior level strategic placements at these firms.

Our business is based on core principles and values which underline all of the work that we do:

  • We place the interests of our clients first and we believe that, if we serve our clients well, then our own success will follow.
  • We work in partnership with clients to develop their market share and business.
  • We stress professionalism in all of our work and endeavour to deliver a level of service in keeping with our clients' corporate goals and standards.
  • We pride ourselves in being able to provide creative solutions for hiring needs.
  • We have high standards of confidentiality in all of our dealings with candidates and clients.
  • We recognize that trust and integrity are key for any successful executive search practice.
  • We strive to develop strong and long-term relationships with clients and candidates. We emphasise teamwork in order to deliver the best results to our clients.