Tim Dietlin

Global Managing Partner

Office Location: Chicago

Phone: +1 312 4961000

Tim Dietlin is a partner in Heidrick & Struggles’ Chicago office and global managing partner of the Healthcare & Life Sciences Practice.

Tim works across healthcare and life sciences, including established pharmaceuticals, emerging high-growth biotechs, and investor backed service and technology companies, advising on human capital issues and recruiting leaders at the board, CEO, commercial leadership, and R&D leadership levels.

Tim has served as an advisor to healthcare leaders and leadership teams for more than 15 years, and focuses his efforts on helping clients build the leadership capabilities required to navigate and thrive in today’s fast-changing global healthcare environment.

Prior to joining Heidrick & Struggles, Tim was a partner at IBM where he led their life sciences strategy and transformation consulting practice. Prior to IBM, Tim was the SVP of global consulting and strategic alliances with INC Research and a VP at Campbell Alliance, a life sciences management consulting firm, where he led their R&D and medical affairs consulting practices.


Tim earned an MBA from DePaul University, the Charles H. Kellstadt Graduate School of Business, and a bachelor's degree in journalism from Loyola University of Chicago.