Mikka Hernandez-Yao

Cluster Head


Mikka is a recruitment consultant and a strategic headhunter. As an Executive Search professional, she has demonstrated her talent acquisition capabilities by placing quality candidates from mid-level to executive roles in both local and multinational companies belonging to various industries.

She earned her bachelor’s degree in Business Management at De La Salle University Manila. Prior to Asia Select, she was an HR Apprentice at Unilever Philippines, and she shifted her focus to recruitment as a Talent Acquisition Consultant for a headhunting firm. Eventually, she became the Head of Recruitment Solutions for a startup HR Tech company, leading its recruitment team along with implementing effective recruitment strategies. From being an HR Generalist, Mikka gradually focused on making an impact on other people’s lives by being a recruitment expert. Being a highly experienced project manager, she is now managing a team of Asia Select recruitment specialists while fostering strong client relationships.

A skilled recruiter by heart and a full-time mom, she is a globe-trotter fond of learning new cultures and meeting different people.

Industries: Banking, Financial Services and Insurance (BFSI), Financial Technology (FinTech), Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Shared Services, and Telecommunications