Nick Cunningham


Office Location: Dubai

Phone: +971 4 376 4600

Nick Cunningham is a principal in Heidrick and Struggles' Dubai office and a member of the global Industrial Practice. His focus is in aviation, transportation and logistics. He also leads work across infrastructure, automotive manufacturing and professional services.

Prior to joining Heidrick & Struggles, Nick started his career in London where he worked for BSkyB (Sky Sports) in a production role where he was accountable for producing content for live broadcast.

Nick started his career in executive search with a UK-listed firm as a research analyst, progressing into an execution role where he supported on mandates across Europe.

Nick previously worked for a global boutique search firm in London where he conducted search assignments for general management and C-level functional leadership throughout Europe. He developed close relationships with many C-suite executives supporting in building and advising highly successful leadership teams.

Nick relocated to join the Middle East office in 2013. He has worked closely with multinationals, family groups and private equity-backed portfolio businesses.


Nick received a BA (Hons) in Business from Southampton Solent University.