Elizabeth R. Ewing


Office Location: New York City

Phone: +1 212 867 9876

Liz Ewing is a partner in Heidrick & Struggles’ New York office and serves as a member of the Financial Officers and Legal, Risk & Compliance practices.  Liz specializes both as a leadership advisor and senior executive search consultant across a diverse client base including Fortune 500, small and medium sized public and private companies, as well as private equity firms.

As a core member within the global Financial Officers and Legal, Risk & Compliance practices, Liz represents Heidrick & Struggles as an industry expert on finance as well as risk and compliance leadership and market trends.  Liz manages client relationships across industries and represents the firm’s functional capabilities globally.  Further, Liz is a member of the firm’s Global Quality Council.

Prior to her search career, Liz served as the treasurer of Ondeo Nalco, a multi-national specialty chemical company.  While at Ondeo Nalco, Liz had responsibilities for areas including: capital structure; corporate finance/capital markets; mergers & acquisitions valuation, negotiation and structuring; cash management/treasury operations; currency, interest rate and commodity risk management; employee benefit plan asset management; insurance risk management; and credit and collections.  Prior to Ondeo Nalco, Liz was with Chemical Bank (now JPMorgan Chase & Co.) and Societe Generale in commercial and investment banking roles. 


Liz holds an MBA from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a BA from the University of Vermont. She is currently board chair for the Westmont Montessori School and was formerly a board member for The Girl Scouts of Chicago.