Jenni Hibbert

Global Managing Partner

Office Location: London

Phone: +44 20 70754000

Jenni Hibbert is the global practice managing partner of Heidrick & Struggles' Financial Services Practice based in London. Additionally, she co-leads the Insurance segment across Europe and Africa, serving clients locally, regionally and globally across the spectrum of life, general, reinsurance and brokerage. She is also a member of the Chief Executive Officer & Board of Directors Practice. A former journalist, Jenni retains a focus on marketing, corporate communications, and investor relations positions, both within and outside of Financial Services.

Jenni has been instrumental in establishing The Board Network and The Leadership Network at Heidrick & Struggles. Both of these networks are embedded into our global CEO & Board Practice and enable the firm to connect with women in leadership and board roles. The networks are a critical component of our broader diversity initiatives. Previously, Jenni has served on the firm’s global Consultant Promotion Committee.

Prior to joining Heidrick & Struggles, Jenni spent four years as a broadcaster with the BBC with a focus on financial and business news. She began her career working on Capitol Hill.

Jenni is an elected Associate of Newnham College, Cambridge University, for 10 years. She also served as a governor of the English-Speaking Union, a global educational charity, for six years. She is actively involved in a range of professional networking forums.


Jenni holds an MPhil in English from Cambridge University where she studied on an Arts & Humanities Research Board scholarship, a First Class BA (honours) degree in English and Drama from Birmingham University, and a PgDip (with distinction) in broadcast journalism from Cardiff University.