David Hui

Regional Managing Partner

Office Location: Hong Kong

Phone: +852 21039300

David Hui is a partner in Heidrick & Struggles’ Hong Kong Office and the regional managing partner of the Industrial Practice for Asia Pacific. He also leads the CEO & Board Practice in Hong Kong.

David has more than 20 years of experience in executive search globally and across the APAC region. He specializes in senior-level executive search in the industrial and financial services sectors.

Prior to joining Heidrick & Struggles, David founded and ran a regional boutique leadership advisory firm. Before that, he served as the head of Asia Pacific of the financial services practice of another leading international search firm, leading a team of more than 40 consultants.

Early in his career, David worked as a banking and finance lawyer at Allen & Overy and Baker & McKenzie.

Born in Hong Kong, David is proficient in English, Cantonese and Mandarin.


David holds an LLB degree with joint honors in law and Chinese studies from the University of Leeds, UK, and an LLM from the University of London, UK. He also holds an MBA from the Kellogg-HKUST Executive MBA Program in Hong Kong. David is qualified to practice as a solicitor in England, Wales, and Hong Kong.

He is proficient in English, Cantonese and Mandarin.

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