Managing Partner, Japan
Michael Huberts is a Managing Partner at NGS Global and is based in Tokyo. He is a key member of the Life Sciences and Healthcare team and is also active with the firms Consumer and Private Equity practices.
Mr. Huberts has worked in Executive Search since 2005 in Japan, and has successfully completed numerous Senior Leadership and Board level assignments for many of the world`s leading healthcare and biotech companies entering Japan. Prior to NGS Global, Mr. Huberts was Managing Partner of a leading Japanese healthcare recruitment firm where he established and led its Retained Executive Search practice.
In addition to his work in Japan, Mr. Huberts spent several years in the United Kingdom (UK) working for one of Europe`s largest executive search firms specializing in the Life Science sector. He successfully filled Global, Pan-European and APAC senior leadership roles during his tenure. Mr. Huberts’ experience, providing best-practice search and advisory services to leading global firms matched with a deep local and cultural understanding, makes him unique in the Japan executive search market.
Mr. Huberts’ non-search experience was in investor relations and corporate advisory, where he consulted for leading UK Private Equity, Asset Management and FTSE 250 company’s financial reporting, Capital Raising and Crisis Management issues.
He holds an MBA from the University of Oxford, Said Business School and a Bachelors of Commerce from Monash University, Australia. He speaks Japanese at a business level.