Aakansha Verma


Aakansha specializes in executive search for Alternative Investment funds (Private Equity, Distressed Debt/ Credit, Venture Capital) and Tech Startups spanning Asia, particularly across Southeast Asia, Hong Kong and India. She has successfully closed mandates for both Investment Professionals at the fund level and also Strategy/ Corporate Development professionals at the portfolio company level across all levels of seniority – from placing Analysts to finding CXO’s. 

Prior to Principle Partners, she worked with Asian boutique search firms in Singapore focusing on recruitment for financial institutions across the region. She started her career in the airline industry, spending the first few years as a flight attendant, to later taking on a high-intensity, multifaceted HR role, where her organisational skills were put to test. 

Originally from India, Aakansha holds a Bachelor degree (BA) with a First Class Honors from CSJM University.