David Chun-Yue Hui


Office Location: Hong Kong

Phone: +852 21039300

David Hui is a partner in Heidrick & Struggles’ Hong Kong office and a member of the Financial Services Practice.

David has more than 20 years of experience in executive search globally and across the Asia Pacific region. He specializes in senior-level executive search in the financial services sector, with a focus on banking and asset management, as well as in selected public and private companies and family-owned businesses.

Prior to joining Heidrick & Struggles, David was the founder and managing director of a boutique search firm where he was responsible for managing large regional accounts and senior-level assignments.

From 2005 to 2008, David served as the head of the financial services practice for Asia Pacific at an international search firm, leading a team of more than 40 consultants. Prior to this, he served for six years as head of Asia for a London-based executive search firm specializing in senior-level work. In his early career, David worked as a banking and finance lawyer at Allen & Overy and Baker & McKenzie. David is proficient in English, Cantonese and Mandarin.

He currently serves as chairman of the junior and international sub-committee of the Hong Kong Golf Association.


David holds an LLB (joint honors) degree in law and Chinese studies from the University of Leeds, and an LLM from the University of London. He also holds an MBA from the Kellogg-HKUST Executive MBA Program in Hong Kong. David is qualified to practice as an attorney in England and Wales, as well as in Hong Kong.

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