James Sun, Quincus (Asia)

2021 HRD Global 100

head of people and talent

As the head of people and talent at Quincus, James Sun leads Quincus’ human capital strategies covering people operations, talent management, talent acquisition as well as corporate services. He has been at the forefront of driving the expansion of Quincus’ workforce and has also played a key role in the creation of the company’s core values. These have been central to creating a positive and progressive culture, and an inspired working environment for team members across multiple regions. Before joining Quincus, James worked for leading global organisations including Goldman Sachs, The Blackstone Group, and Microsoft. After leaving the corporate world, he helped multiple fast scaling technology start-ups grow their key teams across Asia Pacific, Europe, as well as the U.S.