APTM Hong Kong

About Us

AP Transition Management (APTM ) launched its Interim and Transition Management business in June 2016.  Headquartered in Hong Kong, it is the affiliate company of Alan Paul Partners, a well-established boutique executive search firm covering Hong Kong, China and the Asia Pacific.

Drawing on the diverse professional experience of its founding Partners and on an extensive network of interim managers, senior executives and consultants, built up over almost two decades, APTM provides the full range of Transition Management and Interim Management services, offering its clients comprehensive solutions to their business challenges.  APTM has the knowledge and resources to provide an immediate, flexible and effective response to our clients’ needs.

Through its membership of the WIL Group and the international links connections of its founding Partners, APTM has a global reach and perspective, while remaining deeply rooted in Asia. This enables us to understand the needs of our overseas clients, in a local context.

Areas of expertise include: Interim Management, Restructuring, Business Transformation, Change Management and Mergers & Acquisitions Our sectoral expertise includes insurance, banking, private equity, consumer goods, luxury goods, FMCG, food & beverage, energy & infrastructure, medical & healthcare and government & quasi-government clients.


Olivier Maitre, Co-Founder and Managing Partner



Born in France, Olivier Maitre has over 20 years’ experience in consulting and senior corporate HR roles, with Accenture, Schlumberger, Checkpoint Systems and HSBC. He is a seasoned Human Resources practitioner, an Organisation & Human Performance consultant, and a respected strategic coach and mentor to CEOs and their leadership teams. He has successfully handled major business reorganisations and initiatives to improve business performance. He has resided in Hong Kong for the last 10 years. He is fluent in French (native) English and Spanish.

Case Study

• A French corporation wished to roll out a cash pooling system in Asia Pacific. APTM cooperated with WIL Group member A-PM France to provide interim managers with the necessary Asia Pacific treasury and cash pooling expertise.

• A European headquartered media conglomerate faced challenges in the integration of a company it acquired. APTM recommended an experienced Project Manager to assist the newly appointed CEO carry out the required organisational changes to achieve targeted top line and bottom line results.

• A private equity invested biotech start-up in Hong Kong required specialised technical personnel to help it achieve urgent supply chain deadlines. We provided interim managers to enable the client to meet its goals.
Alan Paul

Co-Founder and Managing Partner

Alan Paul

Date founded: 2016

No. of employees: 6

Born in the UK, Alan Paul has lived and worked in Hong Kong and China for almost 30 years.  He has 16 years’ experience of senior level executive search in the Asia Pacific Region. Before establishing Alan Paul Partners in 2010, he was Partner with another leading executive search firm in Hong Kong.  He served for many years in the British diplomatic service in China and Europe and played a leading role in the negotiations with China over the return of Hong Kong to China in 1997. He is fluent in Mandarin and Cantonese and European languages.

Hong Kong
Two Exchange Square,
8 Connaught Place,
Hong Kong

Phone No.
+ 85222972219 +85291512831



Talent pool 2013: 2,500 +
Areas of differentation:
Insurance, Banking, Private Equity, Consumer Goods, Luxury Goods, FMCG, Retail, Energy & Infrastructure, Medical & Healthcare.