Jonathan Jones


Jonathan Jones is a principal in Heidrick & Struggles’ New York office and a member of the Human Resources Officers Practice.


Jonathan has over 20 years of experience as a recruiting leader and talent executive at various leading finance and investment firms. He works with companies across the investment banking, asset management, and alternative investing spaces.

Prior to joining Heidrick, Jonathan served as senior vice president of recruiting at D. E. Shaw, heading up search activity across the firm’s discretionary investing units and corporate functions. Prior to that, he served as head of business development at Point72, focused on hiring investment professionals at all levels for the long/short equity business.

Earlier in his career, Jonathan headed both experienced and campus recruiting for BlackRock and served as global recruiting head for the investment banking division at Goldman Sachs. He also spent two years as head of talent at biotech incubator Roivant Sciences, leading searches for C-level executives, senior investors, and other specialist positions.


Oxford University, Master’s Degree in Physics

Philanthropy and Service

Jonathan has served on the advisory boards of various recruitment technology startups. He has also written extensively on careers and recruitment in the financial services sector. His work has been published in Forbes, HuffPost, Inc, and Apple News, among others. He has also served as a guest lecturer on recruitment and careers at Duke University.