Founding Partner – Danny Jones

A Founding Partner in Huddleston Jones, Danny leads the Groups retained search practice, focused on the traditional Private Wealth Management markets out of Asia Pacific and the Middle East.

Prior to executive search, Danny had extensive experience within his area of specialty, having worked for an International Wealth Manager based out of Dubai, Tokyo and Johannesburg. Relocating to Asia in 2008, Danny has since gone on to lead successful ‘front office’ search businesses in both Hong Kong and Singapore, recognized in the market as one of the leading executive search specialists within the private banking and wealth management sector.

With his in-depth market knowledge and experience providing cross-border recruitment solutions in private banking and wealth management, Danny has built a global and comprehensive network of contacts.

Danny has an excellent understanding on a broad spectrum of disciplines in wealth management and truly believes placing candidates is only a small part of the search process, priding himself on producing the highest level of market research and candidate intelligence on behalf of his clients.

Danny was educated in the British Armed Forces, and served in the Royal Air Force.

Founding Partner – Arran Huddleston

A Founding Partner in Huddleston Jones, Arran leads the Groups front office and advisory practice, with regional coverage across Asia Pacific, India Subcontinent and the Middle East.

Arran has over 20 years experience in the talent management industry, where he has successfully led large scale human capital projects across Europe, Middle East, North America and Asia, working at senior levels within some of the world’s leading recruitment businesses.

With exposure to diverse markets, Arran recognizes that each geography and sector have different parameters to drive business forwards. His extensive years of experience have provided Arran the insight to understand that “short term” has no place within today’s highly competitive market.

His commitment to delivery and intensity in pursuit of perfection have been the foundations in Arran’s ability to support both client and candidate alike with technical and complex search assignments.


Partner – Peter Henke

A Managing Director at Huddleston Jones, Peter leads the Group’s capital markets and asset management search practice focused on Asia Pacific markets.

Peter has over 10 years’ experience in the executive search industry, having relocated to Singapore in 2008 from Japan. During this period, Peter has led Asset Management, Hedge Fund, Private Equity and Capital Markets practices across the region, completing multifaceted searches in Singapore, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, Vietnam, Indonesia, The Philippines and Malaysia.

Combining an in-depth market knowledge with a unique reference-based research system, Peter understands the specific needs of each client, and how to fulfil their needs in today’s highly sophisticated and competitive market. His passion and commitment to research and understanding have been the key to his success with technical and niche mandates, business buildouts and orchestration of team moves across the Asia Pacific region.

Peter is fluent in Japanese and was educated at the University of Waterloo in Canada.