Steven Mark Greenberg


Steven Greenberg is the partner in charge of Heidrick & Struggles’ Tokyo office and a member of the Financial Services Practice. He also leads the Insurance sector for the Asia Pacific and Middle East region and is a member of the CEO & Board of Directors Practice.


With more than 12 years of executive search experience in Japan and Asia Pacific, Steven has successfully recruited for all levels of senior management across banks and securities firms, insurance companies, asset managers, private equity firms, and other financial institutions. He has also advised clients on multiple senior management and board succession planning and selection engagements across a range of sectors. Steven has a particularly strong focus on senior, strategic hires for complex, challenging leadership roles for the C-suite in Japan.

Before joining Heidrick and Struggles, he was a consultant with another leading global executive search firm. Prior to entering the executive search and leadership consulting profession, Steven was the representative director and president at The Gallup Organization Japan, director of business development, Asia Pacific, at Thomson Financial, and manager in the global financial services industry group at Deloitte Tohmatsu Consulting.

He is fluent in spoken and written Japanese.


Columbia University, MA in International Affairs, International Finance, and Business

University of California at Berkeley, BA

Philanthropy and Service

Steven is a member of the Keizai Doyukai (the Japan Association of Corporate Executives). Previously, he was a member of the board of directors of Nishimachi International School (2014 – 2020), and previously chaired the Membership and Nominating committees at the Tokyo American Club.