Dominique Hansen


Office Location: Toronto

Phone: +1 416 3614700

Dominique Hansen is a partner and a member of Heidrick& Struggles’ Global Financial Services practice. She leads the Americas’ Investment Management practice, which includes the Infrastructure, Private Equity, Asset Management and Wealth Management segments. Dominique also leads the firm’s CEO and Board practice in Canada.

Based in Toronto, her area of focus is senior-level search assignments for clients based in Canada, the U.S., and abroad, where she brings broad expertise across business lines and functional roles. Dominique has a depth of experience that extends beyond search to include Board and CEO Succession, assessments, team buildouts, and talent development.

Prior to joining Heidrick& Struggles, Dominique led the Canadian financial services and North American infrastructure practices at another global executive search firm. Before her career in search, Dominique was a director at Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., based in Menlo Park, California, where she focused on limited partner relations and fundraising. Her earlier career also included investing in private equity with OMERS Capital Partners and working as an investment banker focused on mergers & acquisitions.


Dominique earned her bachelor’s in chemical engineering from Queen’s University and her master’s in business administration from the Richard Ivey School of Business (University of Western Ontario).