David Crawford


David Crawford is a partner in Heidrick & Struggles’ London office and a member of the global Technology & Services Practice. His focus is on advising clients in the software and services sector, both large global corporates and significant private equity-funded businesses.


Prior to joining Heidrick & Struggles, David was a managing director of a global executive search firm for 17 years and head of its European technology sector operation for five years. His primary area of advisory and search expertise was the enterprise ecosystem, particularly software and services, digital enablement, and “big data.” He worked with technology clients who are some of the world’s largest software and services companies, as well as with private equity-backed companies.

Previously, David spent five years as a consultant at Accenture.


University College London, BS in pharmacology