Beryl Ong is a principal in Heidrick & Struggles’ Toronto office and a member of the global Consumer Markets Practice. She advises Canadian consumer markets clients across the retail, consumer products and services, and hospitality and leisure sectors. 


With more than 10 years of executive search experience, Beryl works with companies of all sizes and ownership structures, ranging from mid-market private equity-backed/privately held organizations to large publicly traded organizations. She executes full-cycle search engagements with a disciplined yet tailored approach, helping her clients navigate highly competitive landscapes to attract and retain top talent. 

Beryl’s network includes functional leaders in finance, sales and marketing, operations and supply chain, human resources, P&L leadership, and general management roles.

Before Heidrick & Struggles, Beryl was with another global executive search firm in Vancouver, where she was a member of the North American industrial and Canadian consumer practices.

A proud first-generation Canadian, her multicultural background brings a unique perspective on diversity, equity, and inclusion to each engagement, particularly when assessing fit.


Ateneo de Manila University, Bachelor’s Degree in Management Economics

British Columbia Institute of Technology, Additional Education in Marketing Communications

Philanthropy and Service

Beryl helps build and reinforce Heidrick & Struggles’ culture through her involvement with the firm’s Professionals of Color Employee Resource Group and the Heidrick Business Academy. Her passion for representation and inclusion inspires her mentorship of Heidrick & Struggles’ associates and analysts and her previous service as a culture champion for the Canada region.