Steven McCrindle

Regional Managing Partner

Office Location: Hong Kong

Phone: +852 21039300

Steven McCrindle is partner-in-charge of Heidrick & Struggles’ Hong Kong office and regional managing partner of the Financial Services Practice for Asia Pacific and the Middle East. He also leads the Investment Management sector in Asia Pacific.

Steven has lived and worked in Asia for more than 20 years and has 15 years of executive search and organizational consulting experience. He has successfully completed numerous country, regional and global senior assignments for traditional and alternative asset managers, private banks, wealth managers, and insurance firms.

Prior to transferring to Hong Kong with Heidrick & Struggles in 2011, Steven was based in Japan, where he led the firm’s Financial Services Practice in Japan as well as the Asset Management sector across Asia Pacific. He previously led the asset management sector at a leading financial services boutique search firm in Japan and the financial services practice at another search firm in Japan. While in living Japan, Steven was regularly voted “Best Headhunting Executive for Asset Management & Hedge Funds” by Asiamoney magazine.


Steven graduated from Central School of Ballet in 1991, and spent several years working as a professional ballet dancer with the London City Ballet.