Christoffer Black


Christoffer Black is a partner in Heidrick & Struggles’ Tokyo office and regional managing partner of the Corporate Officers Practice in Asia Pacific and the Middle East. He is a member of the Financial Services and Financial Officers practices.


Christoffer has more than 20 years of experience in leadership search and assessment working in Europe and Asia. He has a long track record of recruiting CFOs and other senior leaders for publicly listed, private equity, and family-owned companies, both in industry and financial services. He also placed non-executive directors on a variety of boards with a focus on diversity. 

Previously, Christoffer was a consultant with another leading global search firm based in the Copenhagen office, where he led the financial officers practice. Prior to that, he spent nearly nine years with Heidrick & Struggles, initially in London, working in Europe and the Middle East, and then in Tokyo. 

Christoffer began his career with The Bank of New York, and he worked in Brussels, Paris, and London in his early career.


Cambridge University, Master’s of Business Administration

University College London, Bachelor of Arts, First Class Honours