Nick Chia

Nick helps others see beyond the tried-and-true to consider non-obvious alternatives.

Nick Chia serves as a trusted advisor to international and regional clients. Based in Singapore, Nick has recently completed several high-profile assignments, including the addition of an Asian female board member to a UK-based technology company and the recruitment of digital-minded board members for a listed Southeast Asian company. He has functional expertise in technology-driven positions as well, recently leading succession planning for a Chief Technology Officer for an asset manager and a new head of IT for a real estate services company. Before joining Russell Reynolds Associates, Nick managed his own consulting firm, which he started after spending 16 years as a leader with another international search consulting firm. During his career, Nick has focused on C-level executive searches and the recruitment of non-executive board members for technology, media and industrial products companies in the Asia Pacific region.

"I have been helped by many and consider it a duty to pay it forward."

Nick holds a BS in telecommunications management and an MBA in marketing management from Syracuse University.
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I believe that we need to work on inclusion first, which then gives us the foundation to work on diversity and equity.