Christoffer Black


Office Location: Tokyo

Phone: +81 3 45207800

Christoffer Black is a principal in Heidrick & Struggles’ Tokyo office and leads the firm’s Financial Officers Practice in Japan. He joined the firm in London as a member of the Private Equity Practice before relocating to Asia. Christoffer focuses on leadership searches for private equity and other financial services clients.

Prior to joining Heidrick & Struggles, Christoffer was a consultant with a leading European private equity-focused advisory firm, specialized in evaluating and recruiting leadership teams for private equity and venture capital-backed businesses. Prior to that, Christoffer was responsible for strategy and business development at a privately held group of recruitment businesses, where he orchestrated the creation of a primary research unit serving institutional, hedge fund and private equity investors. He began his career with The Bank of New York.

Christoffer is fluent in English, Danish, French and Swedish, and commands a strong working knowledge of German. He is learning Japanese and has previously studied Mandarin.


Christoffer received his MBA from the University of Cambridge and his bachelor's degree from University College London.

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