About Us

The Compliance Grid is a Specialist Recruitment Firm that focuses on Compliance, Cyber Security and Data Governance positions.

We work with Banks, Consulting Firms, Insurance Companies, Asset Management Firms, MNC’s and Regulators and we have a track record of hundreds of successful placements.

Utilising our Pinpoint Vetting and Market Access (PVMA) system which has been developed to tackle the recruiting challenges of our clients and the outcomes Clients will:

  • receive thoroughly vetted candidates
  • have much more choice and Market Access
  • increase visibility in the market of your open roles
  • vastly reduce the risk of a bad hire decisions
  • fill their empty business-critical roles quickly

For a confidential discussion on your requirements or your career contact us:

Leadership Team

Pathay Singh

Founder & Managing Director

Pathay has a sincere respect for the pressures faced by his clients having personally assisted in placing hundreds of professionals into teams since starting his career in recruitment in 1998.

After relocating to Hong Kong from the UK in 2008, Pathay initially launched the Hong Kong and China Banking division of Reed Global, the UK's number one recruiting brand.

With the dramatic increase in demand for Compliance professionals following Global Financial Crash post Lehman Brothers, Pathay launched The Compliance Grid in 2012 to provide specialist compliance recruitment services.

Since launching the 2nd office in London and building a virtual team of recruiters to cover Asia and the UK, The Compliance Grid has become key recruitment experts in Compliance, Data Governance and Cyber Security.

Akin Smith

Senior Consultant

As a senior consultant with The Compliance Grid, Akin provides a candidate-centric approach to recruitment, while equally serving as a brand ambassador for clients.

Responsible for the full recruitment life cycle, Akin focuses his recruitment efforts on the eDiscovery, Forensic Technology and Cyber Security spheres. His industry specific experience aids him in building deep professional relationships with clients and candidates, understanding their needs, and ensuring mutual satisfaction.

Prior to The Compliance Grid, Akin worked with a big four accounting firm, as well as with a leading local bank; specifically in HR consulting roles. Akin holds a Master’s degree in Human Resource Management and Organizational Behaviour from Lingnan University.