Elisabetta Bartoloni is a partner in Heidrick & Struggles’ New York office and sector leader of the Global Markets Practice. Previously, she led the Americas Investment and Corporate Banking Practice. With more than 20 years of experience in executive search, the last 10 years at Heidrick & Struggles, Elisabetta’s portfolio of executive search and advisory work spans senior front office to functional roles, including CEO and board positions across investment banking, global markets, and asset management. In addition to working with large financial institutions, she has worked extensively with boutique and middle market investment banks and other investment management and fintech companies.
Elisabetta is active in diversity initiatives and co-chairs the Americas Women Inclusion Network (WIN) for Heidrick & Struggles in the Americas. She was recognized by the National Association of Professional Women as a 2014 Professional Woman of the Year for leadership in financial services.
Before joining Heidrick & Struggles, Elisabetta was a managing director at Westwood Partners focusing on investment banking and asset management in the Americas and responsible for the firm’s Latin America executive search practice. Prior to joining Westwood, Elisabetta was a director at J.H. McCann & Company, a boutique executive search firm exclusively serving the financial services industry. Prior to J.H. McCann, Elisabetta was a senior associate in the global financial services practice at another executive search firm. Elisabetta began her career in the financial services industry, having worked as a data research analyst in investment banking at Goldman Sachs.
Elisabetta is frequently quoted in news and business publications on topics such as diversity on Wall Street, the state of the talent market, and executive compensation. Elisabetta also is an expert on the topics of global talent management.
Elisabetta is fluent in English, Italian, and Spanish.Education:
Elisabetta earned a master’s and bachelor of arts degrees, both in economics, from the University of Florence in Italy. The recipient of two meritorious scholarships, she spent her sophomore and junior years studying economics at the University of Reading in the United Kingdom and finance at New York University.