Lindsay Barnett Leach


Lindsay Leach is a partner in Heidrick & Struggles’ Boston office and a member of the global Technology & Services Practice. She has more than twenty years of experience recruiting marketing, customer success, and customer operations executives for software, internet, and technology services companies.


Lindsay has conducted numerous searches for both large public organizations as well as private equity and growth equity companies.

Prior to re-joining Heidrick & Struggles, Lindsay spent  more than seven years driving the human capital strategy for Polaris Partners, a leading investment firm with more than $4B under management. She worked with the firm’s portfolio companies advising them on human capital issues, including executive leadership, recruiting, compensation, corporate governance, and team-building. In this role, she recruited and placed more than 200 executives and board members within Polaris’s growth equity and technology portfolio companies.

Earlier in her career, Lindsay spent time at two of the leading retained executive search firms. As a member of the technology, communications & media practice at another global executive search firm, Lindsay specialized in recruiting executives for technology companies and was responsible for coordinating the talent leadership within the firm’s industry leading software practice.

Lindsay began her career at Heidrick & Struggles.


Colgate University, Bachelor's Degree; Women's Soccer Team Member and Captain