Kit Bingham is a partner in Heidrick & Struggles’ London office and head of the UK Board Practice. He leads searches for chairs, non-executive directors, and chief executive officers across a wide range of industries and supports board effectiveness through succession planning, onboarding, evaluation, diversity and inclusion, and talent mapping.


Prior to joining Heidrick & Struggles, Kit spent more than a decade leading the UK chair and non-executive practice of another leading international search firm.
Earlier, Kit was a financial journalist and worked in financial public relations, specialising in boardroom best practice and corporate governance. He developed an MBA elective on board effectiveness for Henley Management College and is a regular contributor to the media on matters relating to boards of directors.


Balliol College, University of Oxford, MA

Philanthropy and Service

Kit is a member of the development board of the Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law, an independent think tank.