Tim Alexander Luedke

Global Managing Partner

Office Location: Milan

Phone: +39 02 762521

Tim Alexander Lüdke is a partner in Heidrick & Struggles’ Milan office and the global managing partner of the Disruptive Innovators Team and the Heidrick Specialty Practices. Tim previously led the Technology & Services Practice in EMEA.

With over twenty-five years experience, Tim works closely with top executives across the global business landscape. Concentrating on the delicate balance of technology and leadership, Tim brings a rare combination of global industry expertise and executive search experience to the firm.

Prior to joining Heidrick & Struggles, Tim was a managing partner at a boutique executive search firm in Munich. Previously, he served as the executive director and later as the managing director of the international technology practice at a global executive search firm. Over the course of his search career, Tim has specialized in placing senior leaders in the areas of hardware, services/outsourcing, software, and telecommunications. Additionally, Tim has extensive experience working with owners, boards, and executives within larger family and private equity owned companies.

While working in the technology sector, Tim served as the chief executive of Nemetschek, a global architecture, engineering, and construction software company. Prior to that he spent time working at GE Capital’s IT Solutions and for Dell Computers.


Tim holds a master’s degree in business management from WHU, Otto-Beisheim School of Management.