Leadership Team | Niall MacDonald

Niall MacDonald

Primary Focus

Investment Banking

Niall is an Advisor in our Hong Kong office. Over his career, Niall has been ranked as one of the top executive search consultants in Asia, and has completed senior mandates across Investment Banking, Global Banking, Fixed Income, Real Estate, Private Equity, Private Banking and Global Markets in Asia, the Middle East and Europe. He joined Options Group after the firm’s merger with Whitney Correlate, and was also responsible for Co-Founding Correlate Search, ranked as Asia’s number 1 search firm. Previously he spent five years at Whitney Group and was last Head of Asia Pacific. Before working in recruitment, Niall was an investment banker for County NatWest and then Charterhouse in London.


He began his career in Johannesburg, initially for a law firm and then in the corporate finance division of Barclays National Merchant Bank. He is a Barrister-at-Law and a member of King's Inns, Dublin and Grays Inn, London.