Pedro Espada Senior ConsultantPedro majored in law and Japanese. After getting his lawyer's license and gaining some experience in Europe he decided to move to Tokyo where he obtained the Japanese-Language Certification and joined PAL Healthcare team. His goal is to provide the best professional service using his language abilities and negotiation skills with honesty.
Keith Tsuhako ConsultantKeith was born to Japanese parents and educated in the States where he majored in Economics and Japanese. Keith started his career in one of America’s largest financial institutions before finding his passion for consulting in Japan. The diagnosis of a chronic illness changed his career path as a young adult. Consequently, he has made it a personal goal to support professionals drive development and innovation in the healthcare industry.
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Simon Thompson Senior ConsultantSimon graduated in Business Administration and started his career in London, before moving to Japan in 2014. He joined PAL as a consultant in the healthcare team in 2018 after 2 years of experience in healthcare recruitment. He focuses mainly on commercial functions in the medical device and pharmaceutical industries. His goal is to provide companies with the best possible talent to help them grow their business, whilst giving professionals the right opportunities to help them reach their personal career aspirations.
Jeff Brennan ConsultantBorn and raised in America - Jeff obtained a Bachelors of Science in Human Physiology, minoring in Electrical Engineering, from the University of Wyoming. With strong analytic and project management skills, Jeff started his career in recruitment consulting with PAL KK on the Healthcare recruitment team. Specializing in the Medical Device and BioScience industries, Jeff focuses on both contingent and retained search for mid-career and executive talent.
Tim Wood ResearcherTim graduated from Lancaster University with a Bachelors in Environmental Chemistry. Prior to joining PAL, he worked for an environmental consultancy in the UK. He started his recruitment career with PAL’s Healthcare team, after discovering a passion for consulting. He supports professionals across the Medical Device and Pharmaceutical industries with the goal of providing the best opportunities and maximizing career potential.
Anthony Beasley ManagerOriginally from Orlando, Florida, Anthony studied International Business and Marketing at De Montfort University in the UK. After graduating, he worked as a business consultant and also started a business in his early 20's. Having over 15 years of Recruitment experience in Tokyo, he joined PAL as Senior Specialist for IT, Consulting, Web, Telecom, and User-side recruitment. Previously, Anthony was working with Top Fortune 500 recruitment companies (Top 3 Global Recruitment companies), and also has experience launching new recruitment companies as a start-up member.
Bryan Wong ConsultantBorn in Canada, raised mainly in Hong Kong and Europe before finishing tertiary education at Meiji University in Japan. Prior to joining recruitment industry, he was the co-founder of a Harajuku based fashion house with 4 years experience in the fashion industry. Joined PAL in 2017 with the passion of supporting a wide variety of companies and candidates, and is now a Consultant for the IT Enterprise team.
Go Yamazaki ConsultantBorn and raised in San Francisco, California, he moved to Japan at the age of 11. After graduating from high school, Go moved to Washington for university to study Education. After his studies in the US, he returned to Japan to contribute to his roots in Japan and gain experience in a business that serves as a bridge between the US and Japan. He joined PAL in 2018 aiming to support the global recruitment activities of growing companies in Japan. He is currently focusing on the IT and consulting industries.
Joseph Arroyo ConsultantOriginally from California, he obtained his degree in Computational Biology from the University of California. Based in Tokyo since 2016, Joseph is an experienced consultant, successfully assisting candidates transition to roles in top global IT vendors, consulting companies, and internet companies. His primary functions include sales, marketing, and engineering roles in areas including IoT, AI, RPA, PaaS/SaaS/IaaS, and other new technologies. Now at PAL, Joseph is a consultant for the IT team, offering exceptional service to both clients and job-seekers.
Michael Buur Researcher Born in the Netherlands and lived in six countries the world over, Michael was internationally minded with a strong passion for travel from an early age. Having forged a deep connection with Japan, the decision was made to pursue higher education at the University of Tsukuba after professional military service. Currently on track to graduate with an MA from Waseda University, he was inspired by leading academic experts in the field of HRM to consider corporate recruiting. Working with highly advanced and experimental IT solutions and management systems in the military cultivated a fondness and appreciation for Hardware and Software, and Michael is eager to find the best people for positions where their talent shines.