Proudfoot is pleased to announce the appointment of Raphael P. Young as Executive Vice President for Financial Services based in Hong Kong covering the Asia region. This new leadership appointment is an important step for Proudfoot to grow its strategic and operational consulting practice in Asia.
“We are very pleased to have Raphael aboard to lead our expansion in Asia, reporting into St. John Cameron, Managing Director Asia. With our history of operating in Asia since the 1970s, we have worked with many flagship clients across different industries and markets including China, India, Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, and Hong Kong. On the back of being recognized by some of the world’s leading business organizations as being best in the consulting industry, we aim to accelerate the momentum in growing our Asian practice. Raphael brings to us a wealth of experience in both industry and consulting, especially in the financial services sector. We look forward to developing closer relationships and working on transformation engagements with insurance and banking clients.’’ said Pamela Hackett, Proudfoot CEO.
“It is a given that business practices will change following the COVID-19 crisis. We see this as a great opportunity to capture the demand from business leaders in gaining a strategic advantage and want to thrive in what will be a completely new business environment. Hong Kong is a financial services hub. It makes perfect sense to have Raphael, an industry veteran with impeccable credentials to be joining us and reinforcing our commitment to Asia by helping our clients for the long term.’’ said St. John Cameron.
“I am absolutely delighted to be joining Proudfoot, the award-winning consulting firm with a track record of delivering results to clients since its founding in 1946. The firm’s 75 years’ legacy in its work, with more than one million leaders and over 30,000 projects delivered, is incredibly impressive. What attracted me most in joining Proudfoot is the vision of the current leadership team and the opportunity to lead the next phase of growth in Asia’’ added by Raphael P. Young.
Prior to joining Proudfoot, Raphael P. Young was the Managing Director, Asia Pacific Region for the International Insurance Society (IIS) based in Singapore. Before taking on the IIS industry role, Raphael was a management consultant for over twenty years. During his consulting years he helped various Asian financial services organizations improve, innovate, and transform by delivering projects in strategy, operations and technology. Raphael has worked in London, Singapore, Indonesia, and Hong Kong and is passionate in partnering with insurance and banking clients, the financial services industry, and the entire FS ecosystem to improve productivity and customer experience.