Asia Pacific Practice.

About Us

Asia Pacific Practice.

The Omerta Group has a longstanding presence in Asia Pacific and developed a deep understanding of the market and the complexities of hiring across the region.

Strategic collaboration with our London and New York offices is key to our success. We operate globally across Global Markets, Asset Management & Private Markets, Hedge Funds, Systematic Markets and Investment Banking.

We partner with our clients locally to deliver regional and global talent solutions and market insights across all verticals. We focus on our clients’ critical short-term hiring needs and long-term strategies.

Global Markets (Fixed Income, Equities, Commodities & Crypto).

EM & G10 FICC | Credit, Interest Rates, FX, Structured Products, Commodities and EM Equities | Cash, Derivatives, Research, Electronic and Prime Services

Asset Management & Private Markets.

CIO | Portfolio Managers | Analysts | Quants | Sales & Distribution | ESG | Private Credit | Credit Opportunities | Real Assets | Investor Relations

Hedge Funds.

CIO | Portfolio Managers | Analysts & Strategists | Traders | Economists | Quants | Investor Relations & Sales

Global Systematic Markets.

Systematic Investment Strategies | Systematic Market Making & Execution | Derivative Quantitative Strategies | Frontier Technologies

Investment Banking.

Industry Coverage | M&A | Capital Markets & Leveraged Finance | Restructuring Private Equity

Corporate Functions.

COO | CRO | CTO | CCO | CFO | Senior Operations & Risk | Treasury & Repo | Technology

Our Reach

Coverage.

Our Track Record

Recent Completed Assignments.

Head of Equities, AeJ.

International Investment Bank | Hong Kong, China

Head of Singapore & South Asia Sales & Distribution.

US Asset Manager | Singapore

Head of Research AeJ & Chief China Economist.

European Investment Bank | Hong Kong, China

Macro Portfolio Manager.

US Hedge Fund | Singapore

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Senior Portfolio Manager, Fixed Income.

US Asset Manager | Hong Kong, China

Head of Project Finance, AeJ.

International Investment Bank, Singapore

Senior Equity Long/Short AeJ Technology Analyst.

Asian Investment Manager | Hong Kong, China

Head of Loan Syndication, APAC.

Global Investment Bank | Hong Kong, China

Head of Multi-Asset Portfolio Management.

European Asset Manager | Hong Kong, China

eFX Quant Developer.

International Investment Bank | Singapore

Head of Private Finance Risk.

Global Investment Bank | Singapore

Distressed Debt Sales, Asia.

Credit Boutique | Hong Kong, China

Equity Derivatives Trader.

US Investment Bank | Hong Kong, China

Macro Hedge Fund Sales, Asia.

European Investment Bank | Hong Kong, China

Our People

Practice Team.

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Bradley leads The Omerta Group’s Asia Pacific business and is...

Bradley Garland

Managing Director, Head of Asia

Vithiya oversees the APAC Liquid Markets practice in Hong Kong....

Vithiya Vairon

Director

Edward joined The Omerta Group Hong Kong office in 2020...

Edward Nethersole

Vice President

AJ joined The Omerta Group in 2020 as a Senior...

Arjing Kuo

Senior Associate

Shirley is an Associate at The Omerta Group, based in...

Shirley Ko

Associate

Sam joined The Omerta Group in 2019 as an Associate...

Sam Boundford

Associate

Bradley Garland

Position: Managing Director, Head of Asia
Email: Bradley.Garland@omerta-group.com
Categories: Asset Management, Digital Assets, Fixed Income & Foreign Exchange, Hedge Funds
Location: Hong Kong

Bradley leads The Omerta Group’s Asia Pacific business and is a senior member of the Asset Management and Global Markets practices.
 
Bradley joined The Omerta Group in 2016 and has over 18 years’ of experience in executive search, across Europe and Asia. He has made senior level placements with both buy side and sell side across; sales and distribution, investment and research, trading, structuring, origination and financing.
 
Previously, he was a founding member of an Asian focused, boutique search firm specialised in Fixed Income, Currencies and Financing. Prior to moving to Hong Kong in 2008, Bradley worked in London for a prominent executive search firm leading the Structured Finance Practice, with a specific specialisation in Asset Backed Securitisation, Whole Business Securitisation, ABS Research and Real Estate Financing, CMBS and Subprime Lending.
 
Bradley read Equine Science at the University of the West of England.

Vithiya Vairon

Position: Director
Email: vithiya.vairon@omerta-group.com
Categories: Commodities, Equities, Hedge Funds, Systematic Markets
Location: Hong Kong

Vithiya oversees the APAC Liquid Markets practice in Hong Kong.
 
She covers both buy and sell side clients and has successfully placed across trading, sales and quants for Asia.
 
Prior to The Omerta Group, Vithiya was part of the Scientific Department for the French Consulate where she was instrumental in bespoke institutional mandates predominantly for Hong Kong and China.​​​​​​​
 
Vithiya holds a Master’s Degree in Physics from Ecole Centrale Paris.

Edward Nethersole

Position: Vice President
Email: edward.nethersole@omerta-group.com
Categories: Fixed Income & Foreign Exchange
Location: Hong Kong

Edward joined The Omerta Group Hong Kong office in 2020 as a Consultant focusing on mid to senior level Fixed Income Sales & Trading hires for Global Markets and Hedge Funds in APAC. Specialisms are FX and Rates Trading, Macro Sales and Corporate Sales.
 
He started his search career in 2014 in London working across the buy and sell side before moving to Asia in 2018 to cover Fixed Income Sales for a Global Markets search firm.​​​​​​​
 
Edward read Sociology at the University of Leeds.

Arjing Kuo

Position: Senior Associate
Email: arjing.kuo@omerta-group.com
Categories: Commodities, Fixed Income & Foreign Exchange
Location: Hong Kong

AJ joined The Omerta Group in 2020 as a Senior Associate in Hong Kong, working across Global Markets practice focusing on Greater China Sales and Macro Trading space in Asia.
 
Prior to joining Omerta, AJ was a consultant at The Laurus Group executive search and started his career being a Senior Consultant at Selby Jennings search firm covering FX, Rates Sales and Trading practice for their Sales and Trading team.
 
AJ studied Business Communications and Management at Ohio University, USA.

Shirley Ko

Position: Associate
Email: shirley.ko@omerta-group.com
Categories: Asset Management, Fixed Income & Foreign Exchange
Location: Hong Kong

Shirley is an Associate at The Omerta Group, based in Hong Kong, having joined in 2020. She works across Asset Management and Global Markets with focus on Fixed Income and Macro spaces in Asia.
 
Prior to joining Omerta, Shirley was with a Global executive search firm in Hong Kong, focusing on Fixed Income in Trading/Sales/Research/Structuring for both sell-side and buy-side.
 
Shirley read Psychology at the University of Minnesota.

Sam Boundford

Position: Associate
Email: Sam.Boundford@omerta-group.com
Categories: Systematic Markets
Location: Hong Kong

Sam joined The Omerta Group in 2019 as an Associate in the Global Systematic Markets practice in London, moving to the Hong Kong office in 2021.
 
He is responsible for working with the group’s core client base to assist in delivering their strategic needs through bespoke research products as well as talent solutions.
 
Prior to The Omerta Group, he worked at a boutique search firm where he was responsible for partnering with Financial Services firms in NYC to assist in building out their AI capabilities.
 
Sam read Sport Science with Business Management at Loughborough University.