Graham Beatty


Graham Beatty is a partner in Heidrick & Struggles’ New York office and is the Americas Sector Leader for Real Estate. With more than 20 years of executive search experience, Graham advises clients across financial services including commercial real estate, hospitality, private equity, and global banking and markets. Leveraging his industry and talent management expertise, he works with his clients to identify leadership solutions.


Prior to joining Heidrick & Struggles, Graham was an executive search consultant with a multinational recruitment firm focused on the real estate sector. His portfolio includes C-suite executive search work (CEO, CFO, COO, and CHRO) and board director recruitment for REITs, private equity backed portfolio companies, and investment management firms, as well as recruiting senior investment professionals, asset managers, and distribution executives for his client organizations. He recently partnered with a global private equity firm to build out the executive suite of a significant, newly-formed real estate platform. In addition, he has assisted in enhancing multiple real estate management teams through the recruitment of executive officer talent to ensure IPO readiness.

Graham began his career in financial services in emerging markets fixed income sales at UBS.


University of Virginia, Darden Graduate School of Business, MBA

Duke University, BA in Sociology