Marcus De Luca


Office Location: London

Phone: +44 20 70754000

Marcus De Luca is a partner in Heidrick & Struggles’ London office where he leads the UK Financial Services Practice. He also leads the firm’s global Infrastructure Investment Practice, working with investors, banks, and advisers around the world pursuing investment opportunities across the energy, utilities, resources, transportation, telecommunications, and social infrastructure sectors. Within the Industrial and Board practices, he works with investment clients on non-executive board and C-suite leadership opportunities within their portfolio assets.

Prior to joining Heidrick & Struggles, Marcus led the global infrastructure practice at another global search firm. He established that firm’s private equity and infrastructure practice in Australasia, based in Melbourne, and brings more than 20 years of experience to leading senior level searches in the European, North American, and Asia Pacific regions. Previously, he established an executive search firm in London focusing on the social infrastructure, real estate, transport, power, resources, and telecom sectors for clients including funds, lenders, investment banks, advisory organisations, government bodies, and contractors/developers.

Marcus began his career as a solicitor in London specialising in corporate finance, working in both private practice and in-house at a European bank before moving into executive search.

He has served on the board of the state sporting association, Water Polo Victoria (then, Victorian Water Polo Inc.) and on the development board (Melbourne) of The Hunger Project, Australia.


Marcus earned a law degree from the University of Central Lancashire, UK, and has a graduate diploma of sports law from the University of Melbourne.