Francois Kouroriez


Francois Kouroriez is a partner in Heidrick & Struggles’ Miami office and the global leader of the Insurance sector within the Financial Services Practice. He has experience across all insurance industry segments, from life, P&C, and health insurance, to reinsurance, brokerage, and asset management services. Francois is also a member of the CEO & Board of Directors Practice and has broad functional experience in finance, risk, P&L, and board leadership.


Francois works with diverse organizations, from legacy insurers to InsurTech disruptors, to recruit transformative leaders at the C-suite and board level. He focuses on the United States and on international markets, leveraging his global cross-industry background.

Prior to joining Heidrick & Struggles, Francois worked for another executive search firm in its global financial services practice, which he joined following a 20-year career with General Electric. He graduated from the GE Financial Management Program in the UK and joined the GE corporate audit staff before joining GE Insurance, where he held a broad range of functional leadership roles. Francois is a multi-lingual global leader with first-hand experience living and working around the world in the Americas, Europe and Asia.


New York University, MBA

London School of Economics, MBA

HEC School of Management in Paris (TRIUM), MBA

Boston University, Bachelor Degrees in International Finance and Political Science