Dominique Fortier


Dominique Fortier is a partner in Heidrick & Struggles' Toronto and Montreal offices and leads the Financial Services Practice in the Americas. She is a member of the global CEO & Board of Directors and Financial Services practices and the Investment Management Practice, which includes the infrastructure, private equity, asset management, and wealth management sectors.


Dominique's area of focus is senior-level search assignments for clients based in Canada, the U.S., and abroad, where she brings broad expertise across business lines and functional roles. Dominique has a depth of experience that extends beyond search to include board and CEO succession, assessments, team buildouts, and talent development.

Prior to joining Heidrick& Struggles, Dominique led the Canadian financial services and North American infrastructure practices at another global executive search firm. Before her career in search, Dominique was a director at Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., based in Menlo Park, California, where she focused on limited partner relations and fundraising. Her earlier career also included investing in private equity with OMERS Capital Partners and working as an investment banker focused on mergers & acquisitions.


University of Western Ontario, Richard Ivey School of Business, Master’s Degree in Business Administration 

Queen’s University, Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering