Kaveh Naficy


Office Location: Florham Park

Phone: +1 973 4439202

Kaveh Naficy is partner-in-charge of Heidrick & Struggles’ Florham Park office and a member of Heidrick Consulting. With more than 20 years of experience in leadership and organizational development, he focuses on helping clients execute their strategies by changing how people work.

Kaveh was a founding partner of Philosophy IB, a boutique management consultancy focused on life sciences established in 2000 and acquired by Heidrick & Struggles in 2016. As leader of Philosophy IB’s coaching practice, he has coached a range of senior executives in consumer products, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, and educational organizations.

Previously, Kaveh was vice president of Citicorp in Europe, Latin America and the US, a practice leader of EY’s European global client consulting strategic change practice, and director of organizational effectiveness for Warner-Lambert/Pfizer Consumer Healthcare.

Kaveh is a board member of Eliminate Poverty NOW, a non-profit whose mission is to eliminate extreme poverty in Africa by educating people and supporting entrepreneurship, particularly for women, to create a sustainable difference in peoples’ lives.


Kaveh earned an MBA from Boston College , a master’s degree in labor relations from Cornell University, and a bachelor of arts degree from Baker University.

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