Andrew MacKinlay

Andrew MacKinlay

Executive Search Consultant

Andrew MacKinlay has been an Executive Search Consultant helping international firms to succeed here in the Japanese market since 2005. Specialized primarily in the insurance industry - he has run teams focused on Life, P&C and Reinsurance as well as servicing Retail & Reinsurance Brokerages and Actuarial Consulting Firms. With solid recruiting methodologies, he has a proven ability to execute retained, exclusive or contingent searches continuously and with a very high-level of success.

As well as having placed CEO, CFO, CMO, Managing Directors and other Executive Officer level candidates within the insurance industry throughout Japan and Asia for over 12 years, he has also built teams to recruit in various other sectors including IT, legal, management consulting, asset management and multi-media.

After graduating in Mechanical Engineering from The University of Manchester, he worked as an IT project manager in London for a few years before travelling around Asia visiting China, Tibet, India & Nepal before finally settling in Tokyo. A fun-loving father of three, you can usually find him playing with his kids in the park at the weekends if not on the golf course or playing guitar on stage.

"My passion is to help foreign insurance businesses to grow here in Asia, most especially Japan, and to assist ambitious professionals to progress towards their career goals.”