Olly Riches


Olly is the President Director of PT Michael Page Internasional, Indonesia. Having joined Michael Page UK over 14 years ago, he relocated from the London business to Shanghai in December 2006 to launch and develop the Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Sales, Marketing, Retail, HR and Technology disciplines across Mainland China.

Following the successful launch of these disciplines, Olly moved to Beijing in 2011. He established it as Michael Page’s fastest growing office globally in 2012, expanding the team from 12 professional consultants to 55 whilst building a predominantly local management team.   
In April 2013, through his knowledge and success in emerging markets operations, Olly was invited to join the South East Asia Board with the remit of launching Michael Page in Indonesia. Focused on mid-management to board level executive recruitment across industry, the Jakarta office opened in November 2013 and currently has 30 professional consultants with business-making profit in both its first two years of operation.

Olly and his business actively participate in CSR campaigns across Asia, including Habitat for Humanity Indonesia and a dedicated supporter of non-profit medical service organisation Operation Smile in China.

In April 2016, Olly was promoted onto the Asia Pacific Board. Combining his experiences of working across multiple disciplines and industries in UK, Mainland China and Indonesia, Olly has a proven track record in sourcing senior management professionals for both major blue chip companies as well as SMEs seeking to build their own businesses in South East Asia.

Olly worked for an executive search firm in London focused on partner-level search within the professional services sector prior to joining Michael Page. He obtained his Bachelor of Arts from the University of London and grew up in London, Paris and Norwich, speaking fluent French. In between Bahasa Indonesia and Chinese lessons, Olly is a keen golfer and an active triathlete.

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