Steve Mullinjer is the regional leader for Heidrick & Struggles’ Asia Pacific and the Middle East. Based in Hong Kong, he leads a team of over three hundred professionals delivering executive search and leadership consulting services in fifteen offices across Asia Pacific.
Steve has lived and worked in China for twenty years and his experience spans Asia Pacific. He interacts frequently with the CEOs of the region’s most successful businesses and has deep insight into the different business dynamics in markets as diverse as China, Australia, India and Korea.
A veteran consultant, Steve is a regular commentator on regional media such as ABC and CNBC. In 2011, he was voted by peer firms as the best recruiter in China in a survey conducted by the Wall Street Journal. In 2001, Steve was named “Headhunter of the Year” by Hong Kong’s Financial Intelligence Agency. Earlier in his career, Steve held general management, sales and marketing and product management positions in Australia and China with companies like Pacific Dunlop and IBM.
Steve holds two bachelor’s and two master’s degrees and has done research on joint venture management in China at the Australian National University. He speaks and reads Mandarin Chinese.