Elisabetta Bartoloni


Elisabetta Bartoloni is a partner in Heidrick & Struggles’ New York office and sector leader of the Americas Global Markets Practice. She also co-chairs the firm’s Americas Women Inclusion Network (WIN). Previously, she led the Americas Investment & Corporate Banking Practice. She has more than 20 years of experience in executive search.


Elisabetta’s executive search and advisory practice spans from managing directors to functional roles, including CEO and board positions, across investment banking, global and capital markets, and asset management. In addition to working with global financial institutions, Elisabetta has worked extensively with boutique and middle market investment banks and other investment management and fintech companies. 

Before joining Heidrick & Struggles, Elisabetta was a managing director at Westwood Partners focusing on investment banking and asset management in the Americas and responsible for the firm’s Latin America executive search practice. Prior to joining Westwood, Elisabetta was a director at J.H. McCann & Company, a boutique executive search firm exclusively serving the financial services industry and a senior associate in the global financial services practice of another global executive search firm. Elisabetta began her career in the financial services industry, having worked as a data research analyst in investment banking at Goldman Sachs.

She is fluent in English, Italian, and Spanish.


University of Florence in Italy, Master’s Degree in Economics

University of Florence in Italy, Bachelor of Arts in Economics

Recipient of two meritorious scholarships at the University of Reading and New York University


Professional Woman of the Year for leadership in financial services, the National Association of Professional Women, 2014

She is frequently quoted in news and business publications on topics such as diversity on Wall Street and the state of the talent market and executive compensation.

Philanthropy and Service

Elisabetta is an advisory board member of Girls with Impact and a board member of Veterinarians International.