Heidrick & Struggles appoints Liz Duggan as partner

01 July 2024 Consultancy.uk 2 min. read
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Global leadership advisory firm Heidrick & Struggles has added a new partner to its financial services practice. Liz Duggan brings over 20 years of multinational industry experience to the role.

Duggan said, “I am honoured and excited to join Heidrick & Struggles at a time when the investment banking landscape in the UK, Europe and around the world is at a point of transformation. I look forward to working with the entire Heidrick network, to identify new opportunities and serve our clients’ needs, while boosting our already strong innovation, diversification, and sustainability credentials.” 

Founded over 70 years ago, Heidrick & Struggles is an executive search and leadership advisory firm. It partners with clients to develop future-ready leaders and organisations, bringing together our services and offerings in executive search, diversity and inclusion, and leadership assessment and development functions.

Heidrick & Struggles appoints Liz Duggan as partner

As a partner in the financial services practice of Heidrick & Struggles, Duggan will primarily focus on executive search across corporate and investment banking, helping clients identify top talent to drive increased value through their business. From the firm’s London office, she will also be strongly focused on effectively onboarding successful hires, advising on the management and mentoring of these new individuals, to ensure they are set up for success. 

Duggan brings over two decades of experience in the search industry to the firm. In that time, she conducted successful executive placements across all sectors and product areas for clients worldwide, from banking, insurance and private equity institutions to start-up boutiques. Liz also has widespread experience working with reinsurance companies as they look to develop their capital solutions and advisory capabilities.  She has worked for both large and middle-market insurance names, helping them with their buildouts in Europe and the US.  

Commenting on the appointment, Wolfgang Schmidt-Soelch, Heidrick & Struggles’ regional managing partner for financial services practice, added, “We are thrilled to welcome Liz Duggan to our team, at a key moment in our growth journey. She brings a lifetime of invaluable knowledge and experience to what we do and will play a vital role in our Financial Services operations in London around the world.”