Who We Are

Elliott Scott is an award-winning specialist in HR recruitment, serving clients and HR candidates globally with offices located in Hong Kong, London, New York, Sao Paulo, Singapore and Tokyo.

What makes us unique is our ‘glocalised’ approach – with local expertise in each market and global reach, we offer a truly consultative approach to both candidates and clients. Since launching in 2011 our business has expanded rapidly, allowing us to successfully support the global HR community. Our high quality service is reflected by our growth, the repeat business we win and the external recognition we receive. 

Our Mission

At Elliott Scott HR we strive to provide you with the best advice and HR recruitment services in the market. Building long-term relationships is paramount to us and, on top of hiring the best people to represent our brand, we partner with HR professionals so we can gain the best knowledge and insights into the market to underpin our service. 

Our Focus

Our sole focus is to source, support and hire talent for the HR industry. We lead on recruitment at all levels from Global HR Directors and Heads of Specialist Functions to HR Assistants at the beginning of their careers. At every level, “Personal HR Recruitment” embodies our approach – by genuinely getting to know our clients and candidates, we ensure a closer match between candidate and position and provide a memorable, high quality, service. Our Consultants are aligned to specific sectors - Financial Services, Industry and Commerce and Global Mobility – and to defined role levels, enabling even greater specialisation.

Every day, each of our Consultants is actively talking to HR professionals around the world. Their knowledge and networks ensure we are at the forefront of the industry and enable us to provide consultative advice to our HR clients and candidates.

What Makes Us Different

Global Reach 


With a growing number of offices in strategic locations internationally, and an extensive global network of contacts, we are well positioned to meet the HR recruitment needs of organisations around the world and to place candidates wherever they are located.

Strategic Approach


As HR specialists, we fully understand the strategic significance of the HR function and the complex and varied roles it plays in today's organisations. We partner with clients and candidates to support their needs across each of these roles.

Expert Guidance


Our in-depth knowledge and understanding of the HR function, HR recruitment and the local and global market is an imperative part of our service. Across the team, our collective experience in regards to both HR recruitment and working as HR professionals enables this expert guidance and sets us apart from our competitors.



Our consultants are our brand ambassadors. We keep in close contact with our clients and candidates throughout all stages of the hiring process and provice genuine and expert advice and feedback.

Market Intelligence


Our team are passionate about HR and work proactively to grow their market knowledge. We run proprietary surveys to track market trends and publish market commentaries and thought leadership blogs to keep candidates and clients fully informed on the latest developments.



We host a range of events each year, including our award-winning Emerging Leaders series, and partner with clients such as Bloomberg and Arcadia Consulting, to provide clients and candidates with the opportunity to learn about current trends within HR and network with their peers.

Our History 


June - Hong Kong

Elliott Scott HR is launched in Hong Kong


June - Singapore

The first move into a new country for the Elliott Scott brand


January - Brazil

Elliott Scott launches in this major emerging market; Latin America's biggest country by both mass and GDP

July - US

New York becomes home to our US entity as we begin to truly link up the global HR community


February - Elliott Scott Mobility

Elliott Scott mobility is established, an international global mobility and expatriate management recruitment business

March - UK

Our London office is launched, enabling an even stronger link between our offices, candidates and clients in Europe, Asia and The Americas

September - Tokyo

We expand our service offering in Asia with the launch of a Tokyo division focusing exclusively on the Japanese market


July - 5 year anniversary

Elliott Scott Hong Kong celebrate their 5 year anniversary