Victoria S. Reese

Managing Partner

Office Location: New York City

Phone: +1 212 867 9876

Victoria Reese is a partner in Heidrick & Struggles' New York office and head of the Legal, Risk, Compliance & Government Affairs Practice. She also leads the Diversity & Inclusion Practice, ensuring the firm’s commitment to this important dimension of performance is fundamental in all we do for our clients and the firm.

Her recent placements include general counsels, compliance officers, corporate secretaries, governance officers, other high-level internal legal officers and related infrastructure positions. In addition to large financial institutions and corporations, Victoria has worked extensively with hedge funds and other investment management companies. She regularly speaks at conferences and symposia regarding the legal and search industries and has published articles on leadership trends, marketing in professional services firms and the attraction and retention of top talent.

Prior to joining Heidrick & Struggles, Victoria worked for a boutique financial services recruitment firm where she recruited senior management in both operational and marketing roles.

She is the co-chair of the board of directors at The Play Company in New York, a not-for-profit theater. 


Victoria earned a bachelor of arts degree in art history from Vassar College.