Marcus De Luca
Office Location: London
Phone: +44 20 70754000
Marcus De Luca is a partner in Heidrick & Struggles’ London office. He is a member of the Financial Services Practice and leads the global Infrastructure and Real Assets Practice.
Marcus works with banks, advisers and investors globally who are pursuing financing and investment opportunities across the energy, utilities, resources, transportation, telecommunications and social infrastructure sectors. Within the Industrial and Board practices, he also works with investment clients on non-executive board and C-suite leadership opportunities within their portfolio assets.
Prior to joining Heidrick & Struggles, Marcus led the global infrastructure and project/structured finance practices at another global search firm. He established that firm’s private equity and infrastructure practice in Australasia, based in Melbourne. He brings more than 15 years of experience of leading senior-level searches in the European, North American, and Asia Pacific regions.
Previously, he established an executive search firm in London focusing on global infrastructure, project and structured finance, completing placements across the social infrastructure, transport, power, resources and telecoms sectors for clients, including funds, lenders, investment banks, advisory organisations, government bodies, and contractors/developers.
Marcus began his career as an attorney in London specializing in corporate finance. He worked in private practice and at a European bank before moving into executive search. His primary focus was on debt markets, project finance, leveraged/acquisition finance, real estate finance, leasing/tax based finance and asset securitization.
He has served on the board of state sporting association, Victorian Water Polo Inc., and was a member of the Development Board (Melbourne) at The Hunger Project Australia.
Marcus holds a law degree from the University of Central Lancashire, UK, and has a graduate diploma of sports law from the University of Melbourne.