Ankit Goyal


Office Location: New Delhi

Phone: +91 124 4655300

Ankit Goyal is a principal in Heidrick & Struggles’ New Delhi office and a member of the Healthcare and Life Sciences Practice. With 15 years of experience in the healthcare ecosystem, focusing on leadership advisory and C-suite executive search, Ankit does substantial leadership work across the healthcare and life sciences sector with an array of clients, including medical devices, healthcare delivery, life sciences, digital health, and more.

Prior to joining Heidrick & Struggles, Ankit led the healthcare and life sciences practice in the South Asia, Middle East and Africa region of a global research and consulting firm advising clients in strategic growth, mergers & acquisitions, business process consulting, operations, and management, including leadership hiring support in healthcare delivery and hospitals, medical devices, biotech and pharma, diagnostics, and digital health.

Ankit managed 400+ successful leadership advisory projects across the region working with C-suites of global conglomerates, emerging firms, public sector enterprises, large family business groups, private equity-backed companies, and startups. He managed diverse and global teams of analysts, consultants, and talent. Prior to Ankit’s work in the advisory business, he worked with two of the largest hospital groups in India at various leadership roles, managing operational excellence, growth strategy, setting up new facilities, and business development at the group level.

A charismatic futurist who combines business acumen and industry experience with strong commercial experience, Ankit is invited often to industry forums and client events to share his thought leadership.


Ankit earned a master’s in business administration degree from SBS Swiss Business School, Switzerland in affiliation with Alliance Business School. He completed an executive management course at Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore. He earned a degree, with honors, in accounting and business statistics from Commerce College, Jaipur, India.