Relocating individuals and families for the past 39 years.
Relo Network Asia is one of the most trusted Destination Services Providers
With more than three decades of experience, Relo Network Asia ensures international assignees have the necessary resources for a smooth transition that saves corporations time, energy, and money.
World Class Destination Services
Relo Network Asia helps corporations move talent where they need it and ensures they are productive fast. Through offices in Singapore, Hong Kong, China, and Malaysia, the company has a 30-year legacy of destination and immigration service delivery across 17 country locations.
The team, in unison with the US sales and marketing office, combines local savvy, collective experience, and diverse perspectives to be the mobility partner of choice for creative and effective employee support programs across Asia.
Through continued diversity in our staff and service provision, we professionally help people and their organizations with Mobility Services that support the globalization of Asia.
Relo Network Asia has been at the forefront of global mobility for over 30 years. Established in 1981 at a time when the world and international relocation were radically different than today, the company has grown to continue meeting the needs of cross-border assignees.
Orientations, as the company was then known, was amongst the first to serve the needs of the growing number of employees sent to Asia by western companies. In July of 2016, Orientations and its affiliated entities in China, Hong Kong and Singapore were 100% acquired by the H&R Group, the parent and holding company of Relo Japan K.K.
Over the past three years, Relo Network Asia has integrated operations to better support its award-winning service team through an expanded infrastructure that incorporates the perfect balance of physical offices, back-end systems, and data security. Designed to scale, the company is well positioned to manage its growing volume of business while ensuring service quality and flexibility of programs to meet the global mobility challenges of today and tomorrow.
Steve Burson hails from Christchurch, New Zealand where be spent the first 20 years of his life, including graduating from Canterbury University with a Bachelor of Arts in Japanese and Economics. The last 20 years have been spent in the relocation industry.
From an early age, Steve was intrigued by Japan and the Japanese language. His interest took him on two exchange programs before he finally relocated there himself. He began working in a small city in the south of Nagoya as a Coordinator for International Relocations for a government-sponsored initiative called the JET Program. After leaving this post, Steve tried his hand in translation and interpretation before realizing that working with people was what he really enjoyed doing most.
The job that started Steve's relocation career was with a moving company in Yokohama, which opened his eyes to the mobility industry. In 2003 Steve joined the H&R Group, which is the holding company of both Relo Japan and Relo Network Asia.
Steve held a number of roles at the H&R Group, finally leading the Japan business he had grown with other senior members. The H&R Group acquired what is now the Relo Network Asia group of companies in July 2016 and in December of that year, Steve assumed the managing director role in Singapore. Steve is married to a Japanese national and has two daughters, aged 16 and 8. He currently is resident in Singapore and travels back to Japan often.
Adeline's personal experience began 20 years ago when she was relocated to Seoul, Korea as a trailing spouse. She faced some common challenges of an assignee, and this ultimately fostered her determination to pursue the trade to support other assignees in the same endeavor. With her prior experience as a property consultant in Singapore and eventually a licensed real estate agency holder, incorporated with the expertise acquired in relocation arena, Adeline is in an excellent position to advise the pros and cons of each task undertaken.
In 2001, Adeline relocated to Beijing – another eye-opening experience. Adeline took up a role as relocation consultant in Beijing with a Orientations. In 2005, Adeline moved back to Singapore and continued her expertise in the Singapore office. The expatriate's journey continued for her, in 2007, she was relocated to Manila and continued to learn and explore the relocation in a different country. In 2008, Adeline returned on a second assignment to Beijing with her family for nine years before they returned to Singapore for good. Adeline's personal experiences acquired in various Asian countries allow her to have a macro view of the industry and excellent insight to advise the Do's and Don't's for Assignees in a foreign land.
As a founding member of Orientations in Asia, Adeline continued her passion even when the Company was acquired by H&R Group. An Advisor in the new set up, an educator to our new generation of expertise, to continue the contribution and services in the relocation industry, and to take Relo Network Asia forward into the future.
Sharon has over 20 years of experience in the Global Mobility industry. For 15 of those years, she ran the Global Services Division of a major real estate company in New York City and then she switched focus to global destination services. Sharon's industry background includes roles as a corporate relocation account manager, award-winning marketer, and a global brand ambassador, cultivating relationships, and a solid understanding of the complexity faced by cross-border transfers.
She has been an active participant on planning committees and boards in several international real estate and relocation industry associations and is a regular speaker on country-specific topics for all 17 countries in Asia and general topics like Building a Global Mindset and the Asian Century.
Sharon's current role as President of Relo Network Asia brings together all her passions of cross-border mobility, continuous learning and working within a culture of compassion and teamwork to make successful moves happen across the Asia Pacific region.
She is an ENTJ-A, and her top 5 strengths are: Achiever, Command, Futuristic, Input and Strategic.
Like many others in the mobility industry, Christina's early career began in an entirely different field. She had originally studied engineering at University and spent over 15 years living and working abroad as a semiconductor engineer and then finance.
In the early 2000s, Christina returned to her home country of Myanmar and put her expatriate experience to good use buy forming Myanmar Relo Solutions (MRS). MRS was as focused on helping new arrivals as it was on providing career growth opportunities to its team, something that she had in common with Relo Network Asia.
Christina joined the Relo Network Asia team in Singapore initially and currently leads the Hong Kong office as the Relo Services Manager. Christina's dedication and knowledge are also relied upon to help oversee several other countries in Asia.
Christina lives in Hong Kong with her husband, new baby, and Shelby, the dog.
Danielle is originally from South Africa and has traveled extensively as both an accompanying spouse, an expat, and a business owner. Over the past 20 years, she has called countries throughout the Middle East, Europe, Australia, and Asian home. She has a degree in Public Relations from Johannesburg University.
In 2006, Danielle relocated to Hong Kong, where her career spanned business owner, cultural trainer, and marketing for several international relocation companies. While in Hong Kong, Danielle joined the then-named Orientations as a relocation consultant.
Her dedication and knowledge led her into management and managed the Hong Kong office. In her current role, Danielle currently applies her valuable knowledge and experiences across Asia by managing the Visa and Immigration program for Relo Network Asia.
Danielle currently lives in Cape Town with her Hong Kong dog, Gizzy and her two cats.