David Chun-Yue Hui

Regional Managing Partner

Office Location: Hong Kong

Phone: +852 21039300

David Hui is the Asia Pacific Regional Managing Partner for the Industrial Practice of Heidrick & Struggles based in Hong Kong.

David has over 20 years of experience in executive search globally and across the APAC region. He specializes in senior-level executive search in the industrial and financial services sectors.

Prior to joining Heidrick & Struggles, David founded and ran a regional boutique leadership advisory firm. Before that he served as the Head of the Financial Services Practice for Asia Pacific at another leading international search firm, leading a team of more than 40 consultants.

In his early career, David worked as a banking and finance lawyer at Allen & Overy and Baker & McKenzie.

Born in Hong Kong, David is proficient in English, Cantonese and Mandarin.


David holds an LLB (Joint Honors) degree in Law and Chinese Studies from the University of Leeds, UK, and an LLM from the University of London, UK. He also holds an MBA from the Kellogg-HKUST Executive MBA Program in Hong Kong. David is qualified to practice as a solicitor in England and Wales, as well as in Hong Kong.

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