Graham Kittle

Regional Managing Partner

Office Location: Sydney

Phone: +61 417 600 371

Graham Kittle is a partner in Heidrick & Struggles’ Sydney office. He leads the Technology & Services Practice in the Asia Pacific and Middle East regions. He is responsible for the firm’s search activities across consulting services, technology, digital, big data and technology officers.

Since joining Heidrick & Struggles, Graham has led numerous executive searches including: chief executive officer; chief information officer/chief technology officer, managing director, group managing director, chief digital officer/chief innovation and customer experience officer.

With a rich background as a technology and services executive, Graham brings to his search assignments current and relevant insight that he uses to help secure leading talent to fit an often highly complex, multifaceted business need.

Prior to joining Heidrick & Struggles, Graham spent more than 20 years in technology and services leadership positions and consulting to senior executives, most recently assisting leaders to harness the many challenges and opportunities of disruptive technologies such as big data analytics, social media and cloud and mobile/digital innovation.

Graham’s past work history includes partner/practice leader with IBM Global Business Services (GBS), responsible for the consulting teams covering disruptive technology programs including big data and digital, managing partner New Zealand for IBM GBS, managing director Australia and New Zealand for a leading imaging company, director at PwC Consulting, and vice-president at NCR Teradata. His international experience includes assignments in the United States, United Kingdom and New Zealand.


Graham earned a bachelor of commerce degree from University of Technology and Griffith University.