Team Member Profile

Hayley James Founder & Executive Director Hayley James

As Co-Founder and Executive Director, Hayley has managed and guided the Ampersand International journey from inception in 2008.

Hayley holds 20+ years experience in entrepreneurship, executive search, human performance & leadership. Entrepreneurial by nature, Hayley has founded two successful start-ups, together with a foundational career in senior management with global blue-chips.

Hayley is known for identifying talent, driving competitive advantage for people and business alike. An internationally accredited Performance Coach & qualified in the Neuroscience of Leadership, Hayley knows how to help leaders influence & leverage their careers whilst building out-performing teams.

With an infectious energy and desire for helping people step into their full & greatest potential, Hayley is a driver of human performance, leadership, career management, executive coaching, growing brands, people & cultures.

Hayley is someone to know with deep corporate networks & an impeccable reputation as one of the industry’s most influential and progressive leaders in her field.

About Ampersand International

Ampersand International is a leading executive recruitment and advisory business that specialises in sourcing and securing executive talent and leadership across corporate affairs, digital, marketing, communications, transformation and technology. Since 2008, we’ve been delivering trusted counsel and recruitment expertise to high performing businesses and candidates across the Asia Pacific region.