Daniel T. Ryan

Regional Leader

Office Location: New York City

Phone: +1 212 867 9876

Dan Ryan is a partner in the New York office of Heidrick & Struggles, Regional Leader for the Americas, and Head of Global Strategic Accounts for the firm. With 15 years of search experience, he specializes in senior level financial services placements, board and leadership advisory assignments.

Since joining the firm in 2003, he has completed over 500 search and leadership consulting assignments, playing a critical role in building the firm's relationships with many of the world's leading financial institutions. Dan focuses the majority of his efforts within the investment and corporate banking sector, traditional and alternative asset management, and wealth management. In addition to working with large financial institutions, he has worked extensively with boutique and middle market investment banks, family offices, regional banks, hedge funds, private equity firms, and other investment management companies.

Dan joined Heidrick & Struggles from Citigroup where he was a consultant in the private client division. In this role, he worked with clients providing advice on a wide range of investment topics. Previously, Dan worked in Washington D.C. for the U.S. Export-Import Bank, an independent government agency providing financing to domestic exporters.

He is frequently quoted in leading news and business publications, including FINS - Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones, CNN Money, Bloomberg Markets Magazine and The Deal, and is also a regular guest speaker on industry panels and at major universities.


Ryan holds a Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service in International Politics from The Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University.