Michael Di Cicco is a Partner at Heidrick & Struggles and is the Asia Pacific sector leader for Private Equity and Real Estate. Currently based in Singapore, he has lived and worked across Asia for more than 25 years.
Michael has built an extensive track record of consulting and executive search with expertise spanning private equity, real assets and credit. He advises funds on their talent strategies as well on the management teams of the companies into which they invest.
As head of Private Equity in the region, Michael is responsible for understanding the needs of our private market clients and drawing on our sector experts worldwide to serve them and their portfolio companies.
Before joining Heidrick & Struggles, Michael led alternative investment practices with executive search boutiques in Asia, where he was consistently ranked one of the region’s top private equity search consultants.
A career entrepreneur, Michael co-founded three technology companies that became market leaders in Asia across internet telephony, connectivity for business travelers and online education.
Michael is a journalist by training and started his career covering Asia for United Press International, Bloomberg and BusinessWeek. He graduated with honors from the University of Maine with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism.
Michael graduated with honors from the University of Maine with a bachelor of arts degree in journalism.