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About Tate Asia

We believe that the most valuable asset in any organization is its people and the creative spirit that lies within each individual. Moreover, we believe that a talented and highly qualified workforce will always be the most important competitive advantage of any organization.


Tate Asia provides the guidance and capabilities to companies in various industry sectors in discovering, identifying, attracting, and retaining middle to top-level management professionals. We ensure that each organization's talent management strategy is aligned with broader business goals by utilizing only the best practices in executive search and selection, and ultimately help organizations make business decisions with complete confidence.


Founded in 2012, Tate Asia is now rising as one of the top executive search firm of choice and strategic partner of leading companies in various industries in Singapore and Asia. With many successful searches and placements, Tate Asia has developed strong and long-term relationships with many major businesses and multinational firms as well as highly skilled and motivated professionals.

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Our Mission

"Bringing Cheer To You"

Tate Asia’s dedication to always exceed client satisfaction is urged by our desire to bring cheer and fulfilment to both our clients and candidates at all times. We aim to constantly provide excellent service by identifying only the best management talent for our clients and deeply understanding each talent’s evolving needs to ensure the achievement of mutually-beneficial goals.

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.

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Our Culture

"Live Well. Love Much. Laugh Often."

We at Tate Asia, take pride in having a fun & collaborative work environment where we hail from all walks of life, but share common goals and vision for the company. We work together for the long-term, building a sustainable business based on our core values of Integrity, Innovation, and Dedication.

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; learn to love and appreciate diversity, who we are, what we do and what we could contribute to the community; and laugh often – 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.