Connexus Search

Human capital solutions for global value chains

ABOUT US

Connexus Search is a human capital consultancy that partners with companies operating in Global Value Chains.

We provide solutions in executive, professional and interim recruitment, market intelligence and workplace consulting. Our offices are strategically located in Singapore, Bangkok and Perth to deliver bespoke local and international expertise with a specialisation in the Asia-Pacific.

Our client partners operate throughout the entire Value Chain, from the very beginning with raw materials being traded and procured, through to research and product development, manufacturing, continuous improvement, and the marketing process, ending with the supply, planning and delivered product to the end consumer.

 

All our consultants possess unrivalled networks of contacts throughout global value chains and are supported by market-leading research capabilities; this together with our utilisation of the most advanced technology and data enables Connexus Search to deliver solutions promptly and of the best quality to our clients every time.

OUR LEADERS

Alex Lee

Alex Lee

Managing Director

Alex has extensive experience in the provision of executive search and market intelligence solutions for the natural resources and commodity trading industries. He partners with the world’s leading merchant traders, producers, asset managers, utilities and investment banks where he has a demonstrable track record in identifying high-performing, business-critical talent.

 

Alex began his executive search career in London at a boutique firm where he was responsible for EMEA energy. In 2014, Alex moved to Singapore to establish the commercial practice in Asia where he worked with commodity professionals covering LNG, oil, biomass, coal, freight and metals. He also managed a team responsible for legal and operations professionals. 

 

Alex supervises the expansion of Connexus Search’s international presence while managing the commodities and natural resources practice.

 

Please feel free to get in touch with Alex for a confidential conversation: alex.lee@connexus-search.com

James Egremont​

James Egremont​

Director​

Director, South East Asia

James joined Connexus Search in 2018 to lead our growth into the South East Asian emerging markets. James comes with a wealth of recruitment experience having built successful recruitment teams and offices to be client facing and profitable. James has dedicated a lot of his career to the Asia-Pacific region where he has partnered with some of the world’s largest organisations to help recruit exceptional leadership teams.

James has developed an extensive client and candidate network within the value chain across multiple practices and has a comprehensive track record for identifying, assessing and delivering senior candidates with speed, quality and precision.

James is passionate about workplace consulting and helping to future-proof local talent in South East Asia. He understands the challenges our clients face with cultural differences, employee retention, diversity and sustainability in the workplace. James can help advise and consult on these critical topics.

Please feel free to get in touch with James for a confidential conversation: james.egremont@connexus-search.com

Alex Lee

Managing Director

Alex has extensive experience in the provision of executive search and market intelligence solutions for the natural resources and commodity trading industries. He partners with the world’s leading merchant traders, producers, asset managers, utilities and investment banks where he has a demonstrable track record in identifying high-performing, business-critical talent.

Alex began his executive search career in London at a boutique firm where he was responsible for EMEA energy. In 2014, Alex moved to Singapore to establish the commercial practice in Asia where he worked with commodity professionals covering LNG, oil, biomass, coal, freight and metals. He also managed a team responsible for legal and operations professionals. 

Alex supervises the expansion of Connexus Search’s international presence while managing the commodities and natural resources practice.

Please feel free to get in touch with Alex for a confidential conversation: alex.lee@connexus-search.com

James Egremont

Director

James joined Connexus Search in 2018 to lead our growth into the South East Asian emerging markets. James comes with a wealth of recruitment experience having built successful recruitment teams and offices to be client facing and profitable. James has dedicated a lot of his career to the Asia-Pacific region where he has partnered with some of the world’s largest organisations to help recruit exceptional leadership teams.

James has developed an extensive client and candidate network within the value chain across multiple practices and has a comprehensive track record for identifying, assessing and delivering senior candidates with speed, quality and precision.

James is passionate about workplace consulting and helping to future-proof local talent in South East Asia. He understands the challenges our clients face with cultural differences, employee retention, diversity and sustainability in the workplace. James can help advise and consult on these critical topics.

Please feel free to get in touch with James for a confidential conversation: james.egremont@connexus-search.com

Ben McDonald

Ben McDonald

Director, Singapore and Australia

Ben is a respected executive recruiter to the supply chain and procurement markets across the Asia-Pacific region. With a career spanning 13 years based in Singapore and Australia, Ben has a unique insight into the diverse talent markets across the regional geographies and can demonstrate an impressive track record partnering with some of the world’s leading and most iconic organisations overcoming recruitment challenges for the supply chain and procurement arena.

Ben's experience also extends to leading businesses, building and managing successful recruitment teams working across all functional areas of the value chain in the Singapore and Australia markets, delivering a full complement of deep functional expertise and professional networks built over the entirety of his career to date.

Currently leading the Connexus Search supply chain and procurement practice from the Singapore office, Ben offers a hands-on and consultative approach to overcoming the challenges of finding the best talent from the geographies and dynamic talent markets across the region.

His track record includes the successful delivery of search mandates for key appointments in China, Australia, Singapore, Vietnam, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, China and Papua New Guinea. Ben’s tenacious and adaptable style is fundamental to his success working across several industries, including Mining, Oil and Gas, Marine, Industrial and Heavy Industry, Chemicals, Consumer, Financial Services and Logistics.

Please get in touch with Ben for a confidential conversation: ben.mcdonald@connexus-search.com

Alan Moloney

Alan Moloney

Associate Director, Australasia-Pacific

Alan heads our Australasia and Pacific region from our Perth office. His successful career in executive search and recruitment spans almost 20 years. His principal area of specialisation is in the search and selection of senior accountancy and finance professionals as well as value chain management functions, encompassing a salary range of US $150 to 500k. Alan has worked across a broad range of industries, although he has had a notable presence operating in the resources and mining, construction, industrial and manufacturing, FMCG and retail sectors. He has executed a number of successful searches for CFO/finance director positions on behalf of ASX-listed entities, as well as for the private equity sector.

In addition to the accountancy and finance expertise, Alan has notable experience in executive search in the investment banking and the global markets space. In this respect, the searches conducted were across the Asia-Pacific region and were typically for director-level positions, encompassing a salary range of US $500k and $1 million+.

Throughout Alan’s career, he has espoused strong values of honesty, integrity, transparency and a rigorous attention to detail combined with a dedication to achieving the best possible outcome for both the businesses and candidates of whom he represents. As a result of this approach, Alan has developed a stellar reputation within the industry and has a large network of satisfied clients and candidates.

Please feel free to get in touch with Alan for a confidential conversation: alan.moloney@connexus-search.com

Ben McDonald -

Director, Singapore and Australia

Ben is a respected executive recruiter to the supply chain and procurement markets across the Asia-Pacific region. With a career spanning 13 years based in Singapore and Australia, Ben has a unique insight into the diverse talent markets across the regional geographies and can demonstrate an impressive track record partnering with some of the world’s leading and most iconic organisations overcoming recruitment challenges for the supply chain and procurement arena. Ben’s experience also extends to leading businesses, building and managing successful recruitment teams working across all functional areas of the value chain in the Singapore and Australia markets, delivering a full complement of deep functional expertise and professional networks built over the entirety of his career to date. Currently leading the Connexus Search supply chain and procurement practice from the Singapore office, Ben offers a hands-on and consultative approach to overcoming the challenges of finding the best talent from the geographies and dynamic talent markets across the region. His track record includes the successful delivery of search mandates for key appointments in China, Australia, Singapore, Vietnam, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, China and Papua New Guinea. Ben’s tenacious and adaptable style is fundamental to his success working across several industries, including Mining, Oil and Gas, Marine, Industrial and Heavy Industry, Chemicals, Consumer, Financial Services and Logistics. Please get in touch with Ben for a confidential conversation: ben.mcdonald@connexus-search.com

Alan Moloney

Associate Director, Australasia-Pacific

Alan heads our Australasia and Pacific region from our Perth office. His successful career in executive search and recruitment spans almost 20 years. His principal area of specialisation is in the search and selection of senior accountancy and finance professionals as well as value chain management functions, encompassing a salary range of US $150 to 500k. Alan has worked across a broad range of industries, although he has had a notable presence operating in the resources and mining, construction, industrial and manufacturing, FMCG and retail sectors. He has executed a number of successful searches for CFO/finance director positions on behalf of ASX-listed entities, as well as for the private equity sector.

In addition to the accountancy and finance expertise, Alan has notable experience in executive search in the investment banking and the global markets space. In this respect, the searches conducted were across the Asia-Pacific region and were typically for director-level positions, encompassing a salary range of US $500k and $1 million+.

Throughout Alan’s career, he has espoused strong values of honesty, integrity, transparency and a rigorous attention to detail combined with a dedication to achieving the best possible outcome for both the businesses and candidates of whom he represents. As a result of this approach, Alan has developed a stellar reputation within the industry and has a large network of satisfied clients and candidates.

Please feel free to get in touch with Alan for a confidential conversation: alan.moloney@connexus-search.com

Odelle Bell

Odelle Bell

Workplace Consultant, Worldwide

Odelle supports Connexus Search as a strategic adviser to support the growth of the business across Asia Pacific.

 

Having led a distinguished career to date developing an unrivalled level of expertise in recruitment across the Supply Chain and Procurement markets, Odelle works with the management team to advise on growth opportunities by identifying the human capital challenges organisations face, thus advising Connexus Search by tailoring solutions that address these challenges. Having built and managed a successful Supply Chain and Procurement executive search business servicing the Asia Pacific markets, Odelle currently consults through 8 consulting to some of the world’s most iconic businesses on the relationships between people, productivity and performance.

 

For more information on Odelle’s work place consulting practice and how this can optimize the performance of every businesses most valuable resource:  http://www.8consulting.com.au/

Odelle Bell

Strategic Advisor to Connexus Search

Odelle supports Connexus Search as a strategic adviser to support the growth of the business across Asia Pacific.

Having led a distinguished career to date developing an unrivalled level of expertise in recruitment across the Supply Chain and Procurement markets, Odelle works with the management team to advise on growth opportunities by identifying the human capital challenges organisations face, thus advising Connexus Search by tailoring solutions that address these challenges. Having built and managed a successful Supply Chain and Procurement executive search business servicing the Asia Pacific markets, Odelle currently consults through 8 consulting to some of the world’s most iconic businesses on the relationships between people, productivity and performance.

For more information on Odelle’s work place consulting practice and how this can optimize the performance of every businesses most valuable resource:  www.8consulting.com.au/

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