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James Umpleby

Managing Director

James, a British national and Indonesia Permanent Resident, has been focused on Indonesia Executive Search since 2010. His history with Indonesia dates back to the 1990's when he lived and studied in Jakarta as a teenager.

James' professional network is exceptional and he has successfully completed hundreds of Executive Search assignments across all major Industry Sectors and Job Functions. In particular he works heavily with Private Equity, Venture Capital and Financial Institutions.


James is the Founder of ProCapita and he specializes in Executive Recruitment for the CEO level down to Manager level.

Prior to establishing ProCapita, James spent a number of years working for a leading global executive search firm. He was based in Jakarta and focused on senior level retained assignments. In this role he was an Indonesia Country Specialist, working across all industry sectors and concurrently also the Head of Financial Services & Professional Services for Indonesia.

Before this James worked for a regional Asia Pacific executive search firm, based in Singapore and leading Executive Recruitment for Investment Banking and Private Equity.

James commenced his career as an Investment Banker in London working for Barclays Bank and specialized in the real estate sector. He earnt a Joint Degree in Law and Business, with Honors, from the University of Warwick, United Kingdom. In his spare time James loves to scuba dive and travel.