Yuki Handa is a principal in Heidrick & Struggles' Tokyo office where she is a member of the Global Technology Practice. With more than 20 years of executive search experience, she supports her clients to improve the effectiveness of their leadership teams through her leadership search and assessment work. She has extensive experience in recruitment of leadership talent in general management, commercial, and technical functions for both local and global technology companies in a wide range of verticals, including semiconductors, infrastructure software, security, telecommunication, IT and networking hardware, as well as IT and business services. She also leads the Human Resources Officer Practice in Tokyo, supporting the success of clients across industries by placing CHRO and senior HR professionals in various strategic and functional leadership roles.


Prior to joining Heidrick & Struggles, Yuki was a consultant with another search firm in Los Angeles, where she mainly served US subsidiaries of major Japanese companies in the IT, telecommunication, and semiconductor sectors.


University of California, Los Angeles, Bachelor's Degree in Psychology