Ina Sood


Office Location: Washington

Phone: +1 202 3314900

Ina Sood is a partner in Heidrick & Struggles’ Washington, D.C. office and a member of the global Healthcare & Life Sciences Practice. She co-leads the global Biotechnology efforts and recruits board directors, chief executive officers, R&D, commercial, and strategic leaders..

Ina’s experience is deep in product-driven healthcare companies, including high-growth and disruptor biotechnology start-ups as well as large, established pharmaceutical or medical device organizations. Her clients include private venture capital backed portfolio companies as well as high-growth publicly listed organizations.

Prior to joining Heidrick & Struggles, Ina was a vice president at a leading global life sciences executive search boutique and a director of another large executive search firm’s global pharmaceutical and biotechnology practice.

She began her career with boutique search firms in London and New York where she led C-level and board director searches for European and US private equity and venture capital-backed companies.


Ina earned a master’s degree in international business administration from Rotterdam School of Management/Erasmus University in the Netherlands and a bachelor’s degree in management from Otto-von-Guericke University in Magdeburg, Germany.

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