Richard W. Greene

Chief Human Resources Officer

Office Location: New York City

Phone: +1 212 867 9876

Richard Greene is the Chief Human Resources Officer of Heidrick & Struggles. He leads the global HR organization and talent strategy and is a member of the firm’s Executive Committee.

Richard previously managed the firm’s Leadership Consulting and Human Resources practices in the Americas.  He has done a significant amount of global talent management work, having recruited, assessed, or coached senior leaders from more than 30 countries across six continents.

Richard’s prior senior management experience includes having been the global head of talent management and a global segment HR executive at Bunge, a nearly 200-year-old, $61-billion agribusiness and food production company with 35,000 employees worldwide.  He also served as chief operating officer of the KIPP Foundation, which is recognized nationally as a model for education reform in the U.S. Earlier in his career, Richard was a managing partner and member of the Americas Management Committee at Deloitte Consulting.


Richard is a past alumni trustee and member of the Alumni Association Board at George Washington University where he earned an MBA with a concentration in organization development and a BA in history with honors.