Mr. Bhula has been with KornFerry since 2000, and has held a number of International postings, working in New Zealand, Australia, and across all markets in Asia during his time previously in Singapore, and now in Hong Kong. Although he is a specialist in Financial Services, leveraging his background and experience in Financial Markets trading & sales roles, he also brings significant insight on wider business matters across Asia Pacific from Board Strategy and Composition to the impact of Digital disruption across all industries. His time in New Zealand was as a generalist, advising listed and non-listed companies on leadership and talent matters, and successfully completing Chief Executive searches, Non-Executive Director roles and C-suite positions.
Mr. Bhula has an established reputation in financial services and his experience spans more than two decades of senior searches, recruiting executives in investment banking, securities, private equity, finance technology, exchanges and specialist financial markets and financial services roles in leading companies across the Asia Pacific region. This was enhanced by his experience in Singapore as Head of the Global Financial Markets discipline across Asia Pacific for Korn Ferry, and he is now based in Hong Kong focusing on the International and Local Banks as well for Greater China.
Mr. Bhula commenced his career in financial markets in 1987, working with a small merchant bank managing risk, before joining a large Australian bank where he managed and worked in client sales and solutions as well as managing large portfolios of derivatives risk in foreign exchange and rates.
He holds a Bachelors degree in Geology and Geo Chemistry from Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand.