Ina Sood


Office Location: Washington

Phone: +1 202 3314900

Ina Sood is a principal in Heidrick & Struggles’ Washington, DC office and a member of the firm’s global Life Sciences Practice.

Ina recruits board directors, chief executive officers, and division presidents as well as chief medical officers and chief business officers. Her clients include global Fortune 500 companies, private equity and venture capital firms and their portfolio companies as well as privately held companies. Her experience is deep in product-driven healthcare companies, including high-growth and disruptor biotechnology companies as well as large, established pharmaceutical or medical device 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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