Sam Bell is a principal in Heidrick & Struggles’ London office and a member of the global Financial Technology Practice. He focuses on C-level relationships and placements across data, analytics, IT, operations, strategy, and change functions within a broad range of financial services clients.


Since 2016, Sam has led much of Heidrick & Struggles’ technology, analytics, and operations work with insurance and asset management clients across the EMEA region. In addition, Sam continues to work across the broader financial technology industry including data providers, software vendors, IT services organizations, consultancies, and venture capital and private equity firms.

Sam joined Heidrick & Struggles in 2015 after having served as the director of a boutique executive search firm in Mayfair.


University of Edinburgh, Master’s Degree