Mark Harris

Chief Financial Officer

Office Location: New York City

Phone: +1 212 867 9876

Mark R. Harris is executive vice president and chief financial officer of Heidrick & Struggles and is a member of the firm’s Executive Committee. He joined Heidrick & Struggles in 2018, and is responsible for the company’s finance and accounting functions, including financial reporting, business development and strategy, investor relations, risk management, treasury, real estate and financial planning and analysis.

Prior to joining the firm, Mark was the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Accounting Officer of Hercules Capital, a publicly traded business development company on the New York Stock Exchange, from 2015 to 2017. Prior to that, he was the Senior Managing Director, Head of Asset Management and Chief Financial Officer of Avenue Capital Group’s Asia Pacific platform, from 2006 to 2015. Mark also served as the Corporate Financial Controller of Hutchison Telecommunication International Limited, a public trade telecommunications company on the NYSE, from 2004 to 2006.

Mark is a Foundation Board member of his alma mater, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. He has served on numerous board of directors in both public and private companies.


Mark earned his MBA at the University of Chicago, Booth School of Business and his bachelor’s degree in business administration, with an emphasis in accounting, from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.

Mark is also an active Certified Public Accountant in the state of California.