Marcus De Luca
Office Location: London
Phone: +44 20 70754000
Marcus De Luca is a partner in Heidrick & Struggles’ London office; he leads the UK Financial Services Practice and the global Infrastructure Practice. His clients include investment banks, private equity funds, pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, and other investors providing equity and debt to the infrastructure industry in sectors spanning energy, utilities, natural resources, agriculture, transportation, telecommunications, and social infrastructure.
Marcus works closely with the firm’s Industrial and Board practices to conduct searches for non-executive directors and C-suite leaders within investors’ portfolio assets. Marcus regularly partners with colleagues in Heidrick Consulting to advise investor clients on leadership assessment projects both within clients’ investment teams and within their portfolio investments.
With more than 20 years’ experience leading senior level search and assessment projects across Europe, North America, and the Asia Pacific, Marcus previously led the infrastructure practice at another global search firm where he established the private equity and infrastructure practices in Australasia, based in Melbourne, before returning to London in 2014. Previously, he established an executive search firm with offices in London and Australia focusing on global infrastructure and real estate, advising a variety of clients including funds, lenders, investment banks, advisory organisations, government bodies, contractors and 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.
Marcus has served on the board of state sporting association, Victorian Water Polo Inc. and as a member of the development board (Melbourne) at The Hunger Project Australia.
Marcus holds a law degree from the University of Central Lancashire, UK, and has a graduate diploma of sports law from the University of Melbourne.