Darcio A. Crespi


Office Location: Sao Paulo

Phone: +55 11 55044000

Darcio Crespi is the managing partner for the São Paulo office of Heidrick & Struggles and Latin America managing partner for the firm’s Industrial Practice. He is a member of the Global Technology & Services practice. Additionally, he is a core member of the Alternative & Renewable Energy Practice and has served as managing partner of the firm for the Latin America South Cone countries for six years.

His diverse career has spanned strategic planning, corporate finance and organization restructuring and development. With more than 20 years in consulting, he has conducted projects and studies focusing on strategic planning, corporate finance, and organization restructuring and development. In talent management consulting he has developed extensive experience in the industrial and professional service areas, filling C level positions for Latin American and global firms.

Prior to joining Heidrick & Struggles, Darcio was vice president of Arthur D Little, director of the Latin America Directorate, and the firm's global strategy practice leader. Previously, he held managerial positions in a large petrochemical firm and an investment bank.


Darcio received a master's degree in engineering economy from Stanford University, a degree in civil engineering from Escola Politécnica of the University of São Paulo (Poli-USP), and a business administration degree from Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV).