Marcus De Luca


Office Location: London

Phone: +44 20 70754000

Marcus De Luca is a partner in Heidrick & Struggles’ London office where he leads the UK Financial Services Practice. He also leads the EMEA investment infrastructure sector, working with banks, advisers, and investors around the world pursuing investment opportunities across the energy, utilities, resources, transportation, telecommunications, and social infrastructure sectors. Within the Industrial and Board practices, he works with investment clients on non-executive board, C-suite, and leadership assessment projects within their portfolio assets.

Prior to joining Heidrick & Struggles, Marcus led the infrastructure practice at another global search firm. He established that firm’s private equity and infrastructure practice in Australasia, based in Melbourne, and brings more than 20 years of experience to leading senior level search and assessment projects in the Europe, North America, and Asia Pacific regions. Previously, he established an executive search firm in London focusing on the social infrastructure industry, concluding assignments for clients including funds, lenders, investment banks, advisory organisations, government bodies, and contractors/developers.

Marcus began his career as a solicitor in London specialising in corporate finance, working in both private practice and in-house at a European bank before moving into executive search.

He has served on the board of the state sporting association, Water Polo Victoria (then, Victorian Water Polo Inc.) and on the development board (Melbourne) of The Hunger Project, Australia.


Marcus earned a law degree from the University of Central Lancashire, UK, and has a graduate diploma of sports law from the University of Melbourne.