Ricardo Amatto


Office Location: Sao Paulo

Phone: +55 (11) 5504 4000

Ricardo Amatto is a partner in Heidrick & Struggles’ São Paulo office and a member of the Financial Services Practice. He leads search and evaluation projects for directors, c-level, and senior management executives for banks, insurance, wealth & asset management, consumer finance, and payment companies.

Ricardo was a partner at 2Get, a local executive search firm in Brazil, when it was acquired by Heidrick & Struggles in 2019. He has 13 years of experience in executive search, leading projects for family, multinational, and private equity portfolio companies. Ricardo previously worked for a global information services company and for major financial institutions.


Ricardo earned a degree in business administration from FGV. He also holds degrees in international business from UCI (U.S.), business economics from FGV School of Economics, and a certification from IMD (Switzerland) and from Harvard Business School (U.S.).