Gustavo Alba


Office Location: New York City , Miami Beach

Phone: +1 212 867 9876

Gustavo Alba is a partner in Heidrick & Struggles’ Miami and New York offices and global leader of the Business & Professional Services Practice, which includes Business Services, Consulting & Advisory Services, and IT Services & Outsourcing.

Gustavo has extensive experience in management consulting, technology services, and business services with assignments placing CEOs, COOs, managing partners, and other executive leaders across professional services organizations, and has had global account responsibilities for several multinational organizations. He has also led chief strategy, transformation, and restructuring searches for clients across industries.

Prior to Heidrick & Struggles, Gustavo was a partner and managing partner of another executive search firm’s New York office, where he focused on helping CEOs and other executives across professional services organizations.

Previously, Gustavo was the head of global recruiting at Booz & Company, reporting into the CHRO, where he strategically positioned the firm's recruiting platform to meet and exceed the overall business objectives. He was responsible for external hiring and was on point for executive talent integration. Before that, Gustavo founded International Recruiting Group and worked as a search consultant at another search firm.


Gustavo completed the High Impact Leadership program at Columbia Business School and holds a bachelor of arts in marketing from Florida International University.