Christine Yasaitis


Office Location: New York City

Phone: +1 212 867 9876

Christine Yasaitis is a principal in Heidrick & Struggles’ New York office and a member of the firm's Aviation, Aerospace and Defense Practice. She provides executive search and leadership consulting services to US and internationally-based aviation, aerospace, and defense clients, as well as private equity clients engaged in industrial and aerospace sector investments.

Prior to joining Heidrick & Struggles, Christine worked at another global executive search firm where her work focused on aviation, aerospace and defense, transportation and logistics, general industrial, CEOs, financial officers, and leadership assessment. Her earlier industry experience includes five years at Flightglobal-Ascend, an aviation advisory firm, as head of sales responsible for client relationships across the aviation and aerospace supply chain from OEMs and airlines to banks, private equity funds, aircraft lessors, MROs, and defense entities. She started her career at British Airways where she spent nine years in a variety of commercial and operational roles.


Christine has a bachelor’s of arts in international relations from Brown University and earned a joint global MBA from Columbia Business School and the London Business School. She is fluent in French, proficient in Spanish and conversant in German and Portuguese.