Elisabetta Bartoloni


Office Location: New York City

Phone: +1 212 867 9876

Elisabetta Bartoloni is a partner in Heidrick & Struggles’ New York office and sector leader of the Investment and Corporate Banking Practice.

Elisabetta’s portfolio of executive search and advisory work with domestic and international clients over the last 17 years has spanned from senior front office to functional roles, including CEO positions, across investment banking, capital markets, and asset management. In addition to working with large financial institutions, Elisabetta has worked extensively with boutique and middle-market investment banks and other investment management companies. She is frequently quoted in news and business publications on topics such as: diversity on Wall Street and state of the market. Elisabetta also is an expert on the topics of global talent management and the financial sector.

Elisabetta is very active within the firm. She leads the  Women ERG group for the Americas and is a senior member of the global Partner Promotion Committee. A member of the National Association of Professional Women, Elisabetta was recognized as an NAPW VIP Woman of The Year for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession.

Before joining the Heidrick & Struggles, Elisabetta was a managing director at Westwood Partners focusing on investment banking and asset management in the US and Latin America, and was responsible for the firm’s Latin America Executive Search Practice. Prior to joining Westwood, Elisabetta was a director at a boutique executive search firm exclusively serving the financial services industry. Previously, Elisabetta was a senior associate in the Global Financial Services Practice of Korn/Ferry International. Elisabetta began her career in the financial services industry, having worked as a data analyst in investment banking at Goldman Sachs. She is fluent in Italian and Spanish.


Elisabetta received a bachelor of arts and a masters degree 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.

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