Hopkins & Billion is an international Consulting Firm helping international clients develop their companies via strategic Advisory Services incorporating a strong emphasis on Executive Search and other critical HR-Services.

We aim for deep strategic partnerships with our clients and derive combined long-term solutions focusing on the whole Client-Vertical.
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Our Mission is to foster strong relationships with our European Asian and US client base offering tailored strategic market (-entry) solutions underpinned by capital/advisory services as well as critical accompanying HR-Services.

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we are passionate within all of our areas of client service

we engage in eye-to-eye partnerships with our clients and stakeholders to form respectful long-term relationships 
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Our team strive to achieve mutual beneficial goals and we trust each other to get things done.
Our individuality is a key strength and our respective capabilities. “All ways lead to Rome” and our team gets there.
No matter whether facing opportunities or adversities our team of entrepreneurial minds will find the solutions together.
The second chance
We encourage mistakes as it is great way to really learn.
Our environment is one where you decide your circumstance by the quality of your own work.

Managing Partner | Head of Executive Search

William Hopkins-Trumm heads .hopkins&bilion overall operations. Before founding he held senior global roles in international consulting firms. William comes with vast experience in global C-Suite placements and international Market intelligence across various industries.

He studied across 6 countries and speaks five languages fluently. With 3000+ Interviews and Coachings William has the capacity to help clients positively impact their hiring decisions.

Partner | Head of Research Operations & Client Partnership

James Li heads the Research Operations at .hopkins&billion and partners with Clients throughout a range of our Practice Groups. James and our team have helped our clients to successfully place and retain a triple digit amount mid-management roles as well as specialist level positions.

James studied Marketing at Heilongjiang University in Haerbin and gained corporate as well as agency recruiting experience prior to joining .hopkins&billion.

Partner | Head of IT & TMT

Dan Takagi is .hopkins&bilion’s APAC Partner and heads the global IT & TMT .SEARCH practice. As a dual Japanese-US citizen Dan graduated from Waseda University upon being a professional concert violinist.

Dan comes with more than ten years experience in placing executive and specialist roles in IT & TMT focusing on AI and autonomous technologies on a global level. He serves the Start-Up as well as corporate scene to place the best talent globally available.

Partner | Head of Executive Coaching

Klaus C. Rasche is a certified trainer for Global Leadership Training, Klaus graduated at Dr. Buhmann School of Economics & Business and built up his extensive corporate trainer experience in Germany. Subsequently he moved to Australia for seven years, winning the Australian Small Business Champion Award twice with innovative E-Commerce platforms.

Since 2013 he is based in China. where he held a corporate C-Level position until 2016. He now applies his passion for Executive Coaching & Training modules leading the .hopkins&bilion Executive Coaching Devision.



Hopkins & Billion is in the people and leadership business. Therefore we are constantly looking for talented people to join our team.
We are in search of straight-forward, trustworthy individuals who display smart, creative and agile thinking. Our individuals go the extra mile and we help each-other to make the stretch and get there. If you wish to be part of a dynamic and quickly growing multi-facetted consulting firm please fill out the form below.

Why join Hopkins & Billion?

Hopkins & Billion welcomes great individuals and lets them keep their individuality while striving to accomplish our mutual goals

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