James Umpleby

James Umpleby, CxO Recruiter Indonesia and C-Level Headhunter Specialist Jakarta, ProCapita

James Umpleby

Managing Director

James, a British national and Indonesia Permanent Resident, is a C-Level Executive Search Specialist. Since 2010, as a Headhunter Consultant he has successfully completed hundreds of CxO Level hires for positions based in Indonesia and across SE Asia.

James' history with Indonesia dates back to the 1990's when he lived and studied in Jakarta as a teenager. As a C-Suite Recruiter he assists clients across all industries with CEO, Country Head, Partner, Director, GM, Head and Leadership Level hires. His local market network is exceptional.

James is the Founder of ProCapita Indonesia. As an Executive Headhunter his industry expertise includes: Private Equity (PE), Venture Capital (VC), Banks, Law Firms, Management Consulting, Big 4, Insurance, Consumer Goods, FMCG, Industrials, Healthcare and Natural Resources.

He has significant experience completing Chief Level executive recruitment for all key job functions such as; CFO / Finance, COO / Operations, CCO / Sales, CMO / Marketing, CSO / Strategy, CLO / Legal and CHRO / Human Resources.

Prior to establishing ProCapita, James worked for Korn/Ferry International, the world's largest retained only Executive Search Firm. He was based in Jakarta and worked as a Senior Indonesia Headhunter Specialist. Concurrently he was the Head of Financial Services & Professional Services.

Before this James worked for a leading regional Asia Pacific Headhunter Agency. He was based in Singapore and led Executive Recruitment for Investment Banking, Private Equity and Venture Capital across SE Asia and Hong Kong. A lot of his hiring was for Indonesia based positions at the Managing Director down to Associate level.

James commenced his career as an Investment Banker in London. He worked for Barclays Bank as a Real Estate Acquisition & Development Financing specialist. In this role he led the execution of corporate Real Estate loans of between GBP 10 million – GBP 1 billion.

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 spend time with his family, scuba dive and travel.