The NLS team utilizes its international base in Hong Kong and its extensive connections to connect top talent with top careers. Whether you are a candidate looking to take your career to the next level, or a client searching for the best and brightest professionals, our personalized and hands-on approach guides all our partners on a path to success.
NLStech is the technology consulting arm of NLS. This group focuses on assisting clients with technology solutions for application development, support and any other technology needs the client may have. For more information please visit, www.NLStech.net
NLS is a small, close-knit team based in Hong Kong with extensive connections to clients across the Asia-Pacific region and around the world. Our business is a unique fusion of industry focus, international scope and diverse outlook. We provide service for individuals and enterprises across a range of permanent and contract roles in the technology sector.
Director / Co-Founder
Albert Lee is a veteran recruitment consultant — born and raised in Canada. He came to Hong Kong in 2005. During this time he has grasped a strong understanding of the market in Hong Kong and built a strong network of senior IT professionals.
Albert is our finance guru. He worked as a Senior Business Analyst at a Canadian bank before moving into recruitment and uses this knowledge to leverage insights into the financial services industry. Over the last 10 years, he has specialized in recruiting for IT professionals within the finance sector.
He understands the needs of the bank and also the technical/soft skills required for the different roles within the bank. His clients encompass many top-tier banks including Bank of America, Merrill Lynch, HSBC, BNP Paribas, Deutsche Bank, and Nomura.
Albert is fluent in both English and Cantonese, an excellent communicator and is resourceful and analytical. These skills enable him to excel as a partner for businesses targeting elite professional talent.
Director / Co-Founder
Dhiraj is a native of Hong Kong whom studied and worked in Dubai. His background as a self-starter and entrepreneur has gained him vast experience and knowledge of the advertising and lifestyle industries in both Asia and the Middle East.
Dhiraj has a solid foundation in retained executive search and market mapping and has specialized in the recruitment of IT talent across a number of industries and disciplines including the banking sector, middle office, marketing/PR and sales roles. His track record includes placements with such companies as Bank of America Merrill Lynch, BNP Paribas, Cantor Fitzgerald, CLSA, Commerzbank, Nomura, Point 72 and Equinix.
Sanie Hui was born in Hong Kong and later moved to Toronto, Canada where she studied travel and tourism. She is fluent in English, Cantonese and Mandarin and has worked in several service industries. At NLS Sanie is tasked with liaising with our staff, suppliers and clients and generally keeping the office ticking over.
In her spare time Sanie likes playing badminton, darts and cycling. She is hands down the NLS team's darts champ - feel free to challenge her to a game!
Born and brought up in India, Rasika holds an MBA degree in Human Resources. With over 6 years of experience in HR, Rasika has developed a strong flair for really understanding candidates needs and matching those needs and their personalities with the perfect role. She has worked with a financial services group and a tech focused venture capital business before joining the NLS family.
At NLS, Rasika specializes in hiring for Digital roles and has been working with several leading clients in that sector (from small startups to established enterprise businesses).
A closet singer, she loves to travel at the first chance she gets.
Josh holds a Business Administration degree in Human Resource Management from Hong Kong Baptist University – during this time Josh got the opportunity to spend some time in Melbourne where he also studied at the University of Queensland on an exchange program. After graduating, Josh gained experience in event management through a start-up lifestyle company, where he had to build relationships and juggle several roles.
Josh has successfully shifted his strong soft skills to the recruitment space where he helps NLS find and nurture candidate relationships across the Information technology sector.
Josh is a well-trained contemporary dancer. In his spare time, he always attends networking events, participates in the dance shows and entrepreneurship competitions. He is also trilingual - Cantonese, English, and Mandarin!
Andrew is a technology recruitment specialist with over 8 years of experience within the IT&T and Vendor space covering IT Security, IT Network (Data/Voice), IT System Infrastructure & Cloud and Software Development.
A well-rounded Recruitment Professional who is passionate about building and nurturing relationships with clients and candidates and helping businesses source talented IT Professionals with the right skills, motivations and cultural fit.
Originally from the Philippines where he was an in-house IT Recruiter for a start-up software company, Andrew then moved to Singapore and worked as a Technical Recruiter for over 5 years supporting several IT Vendors and Telco companies on their hiring needs.
Some of his placements includes:
Degree in Computer Science from De La Salle University Philippines. A technical Recruiter who understands the language of IT.
Andrew loves to travel a lot and likes to spend time with his friends. A water sports guy who enjoys the thrill and adventure that comes with it.
Joel Azariah is a specialist recruitment consultant focusing on Big Data and Technology recruitment with a focus on insurance as an industry in the Asia Pacific region. By providing a bespoke, transparent and knowledge driven service to candidates and clients, Joel has developed a reputation for trustworthiness, perseverance and integrity. This has enabled him to successfully establish and grow specialist insurance and technology focused recruitment businesses in India and Hong Kong. Some of the assignments that Joel has completed include:
Joel holds a Bachelor of Science (Highest ) in Business Administration from Rochester Institute of Technology, New York. He is currently a student of advanced level Mandarin at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.
Outside of work Joel is actively involved in practicing and raising awareness about Yoga and organizing professional networking events.
Sana is an effective recruiter with the proven ability to identify and recruit top talent while building strong and lasting relationships. Her experience spans across Hong Kong and Pakistan where she helped organizations hire the right talent in various verticals.
At NLS, Sana builds on her relationship and recruitment expertise to partner with clients to understand their business needs better and then match them with our specialist recruiters who have the ability to find the right talent.
Sana is passionate about traveling, reading, and writing. She also runs an Instagram blog where she shares snippets of her journey on motherhood and work life balance.
Career Coach / Counsellor
Justin provides resources and support to people who want to manage and develop their own personal well-being. He is driven by his own experiences, both as a seeker and as a provider of mental health support, to help those who are struggling to harness the strengths and weaknesses in their mental well-being.
His professional background spans roles in journalism, digital production, career coaching and technology consultation.
Throughout his shifts across industries, his focus has always been on working with people to be the best versions of themselves, whether that meant telling a clearer story, creating a better product or implementing a better solution.
As a personal development consultant and trained professional counsellor, he works with individuals across the spectrum of mental fitness.
This ranges from challenges with anxiety, depression or general stress to specific struggles with professional satisfaction or business uncertainty.
Academic and professional qualifications:
Interested in joining our team? NLS comprises a multi-cultural team with diverse insights into the recruitment business. If you are passionate in developing people’s careers and enjoying working in a close-knit friendly environment then a job at NLS could be the next step in your career. Get in touch by sending us your CV today.