Tom Cunningham


Office Location: London

Phone: +44 20 70754000

Tom Cunningham is a partner in Heidrick & Struggles’ London office and a member of the Global Financial Officers Practice. He advised a cross-sector client base across the UK and EMEA.

Tom has worked as a financial officers search specialist since 2005. He leads board level CFO appointments for public companies and private equity backed portfolios. In addition, Tom manages the appointment of the financial leadership teams reporting into the CFO, including , controllers, divisional CFOs, treasurers, and heads of audit. Tom has also advised on several team development and assessment initiatives as well as CFO succession planning projects.

Prior to joining Heidrick & Struggles, Tom worked for seven years at a pre-eminent UK executive search firm, where he focused on financial officers within the financial services sector.


Tom earned a bachelor’s degree, with honours, from the University of Bournemouth.