Veronique Parkin


Office Location: Johannesburg

Phone: +27 11 6856919

Véronique Parkin is a partner in Heidrick & Struggles’ Johannesburg office and is a member of the CEO & Board Practice. She leads the sub-Saharan Africa Financial Services Practice and the Financial Officers Practice in the region.

Véronique has spent 25 years in the search industry focused on leadership appointments for a variety of global and local financial services institutions, with specialist knowledge of banking, insurance and private equity. As head of the Financial Officers Practice in sub-Saharan Africa she is an expert in the appointment of CFOs and financial directors as well as audit and risk professionals across a range of industries. She frequently works across borders — including East and West Africa — and speaks English, Afrikaans and French.

Before entering the search industry, Véronique spent several years in corporate and international finance at Anglo American plc. She completed articles at KPMG in Johannesburg.


Véronique is a chartered accountant, having graduated with bachelor's degrees in both commerce and accounting from the University of the Witwatersrand.