About Us

Founded in 2012, we are a Boutique Executive Search Firm for leading companies across Asia. We believe that the most valuable asset in any organisation is its people and the creative spirit that lies within each individual. ​With many successful searches and placements, Tate Asia has developed strong and long-term relationships with many powerful and influential businesses, and has a proven track record in executive search in key industries.

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Our Mission

"Bringing Cheer To You"

Driven by the desire to bring cheer and fulfilment to both our client and

candidates, we aim to provide excellent service.

Our Vision

Tate Asia aspires to rise as one of Asia’s top strategic partners in executive search and selection, and the preferred workforce management solutions provider of many businesses across Asia, to help them drive and achieve accelerated business results.

Our Culture

"Live Well. Love Much. Laugh Often."

We strive to maintain a culture where each individual is encouraged to live life to the fullest – to pursue interests and experience a life of endless possibilities; to start each day with joy, treat every experience as an opportunity to grow, and comfortably share ideas and opinions with one another.


Our Management

Royston Tan

Managing Partner

Tate Asia Partners LLP

Royston Tan has been in the executive search business for more than 18 years. He ventured into this industry to optimize his strengths as an innovative, independent, and persistent business development professional. Over the years, he has been highly successful as an industry specialist in developing new accounts, growing existing accounts, as well as placing first class, talented individuals for his clients.


Prior to this, Royston Tan was a seasoned business manager with over 10 years experience in the fast-moving consumer goods industry. During that period, he accumulated skills and made significant contributions in strategic planning, project management, channel development, people management, business start-up, business problem-solving, profit & loss analysis, and key account management.


He completed his Bachelor degree in Commerce (Economics & Management) from the University of Newcastle in Australia. He also served as the President of the Singapore Students’ Association (Newcastle University), Co-chairman of Nestle Recreational Club, and President of F&N Coca-Cola Recreational Committee.