Nick Pinner


Office Location: Sydney

Phone: +61 2 82052000

Nick Pinner is a principal in Heidrick & Struggles’ Sydney office and is a member of the Global Industrial Practice. He is responsible for leading executive searches across the real estate, construction & engineering, and infrastructure sectors. These include integrated public and private property companies, investment managers, developers, contractors, engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) firms, and professional service providers.

Nick has a delivered a broad range of c-level, functional, and technical placements for multinational and private organizations, including joint venture consortiums. He has also partnered with listed and private boards within the construction and engineering industry to diversify their non-executive director talent.

Previously based in Dubai, he has led global assignments across the US, Europe, Africa, and Asia Pacific markets. Nick also has experience advising regional start-ups and new market entry organizations on expanding their business platforms across the Gulf.

Prior to joining the executive search industry, Nick developed and implemented corporate strategy policies within the office of the director general for the Department of Commerce in Western Australia, specifically governing agencies such as energy safety, consumer protection, resources safety, labor relations, and worksafe.


Nick has a bachelor of commerce degree from the University of Western Australia, with a double major in industrial relations and human resources.

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