Tom Moran is a partner in Heidrick & Struggles’ Chicago office. He has more than 20 years of senior executive search experience in domestic and global insurance, reinsurance, benefits, human capital, financial services, leadership assessment, board assignments, and private equity. 


Tom has successfully completed board, CEO, CFO, COO, CMO, and chief actuary searches in North America, Europe, the Pacific Rim, and Latin America. Today, his client base encompasses many brand name Fortune 500 corporations. In a quest to fully service his clients, he partners with board members and senior management to consult on talent at the board and executive levels.

Tom is involved in Heidrick & Struggles' initiatives on diversity and leadership assessment. He is frequently asked to conduct management assessments, speak at industry and corporate conferences, participate on insurance association committees, and contribute his insights to various articles in insurance publications such as A.M. Best.

Prior to joining Heidrick & Struggles, Tom began his career in the insurance industry at the largest boutique search firm in Chicago, where he was responsible for research, candidate identification, and client management. In his early endeavors Tom taught and trained special classes in Dublin, Ireland.


The National University of Ireland, Maynooth, Ireland, Postgraduate Higher Diploma in Education

The National University of Ireland, Maynooth, Ireland, Bachelor's Degree in Education

Harvard Business School, Executive Leadership Program

Duke’s Fuqua School of Business, Executive Leadership Program

Philanthropy and Service

Tom is active in his church, community civic organizations, and served on the executive committee of the American Cancer Society Golf Invitational.