Victoria S. Reese


Victoria Reese is a partner in Heidrick & Struggles' New York office. She is the global managing partner of the Legal, Risk, Compliance & Government Affairs (LRCG) and Corporate Officers practices and head of the General Counsel Practice.


Victoria’s recent work includes general counsels, compliance officers, corporate secretaries, governance officers, other high-level internal legal officers, and related infrastructure positions. In addition to large financial institutions and corporations, she works extensively with hedge funds and other investment management companies.

Victoria regularly speaks at conferences and symposia regarding the legal and search industries and has published articles on leadership trends, marketing in professional services firms, and the attraction and retention of top talent.

Prior to joining Heidrick & Struggles, Victoria worked for a boutique financial services recruitment firm where she recruited senior management in both operational and marketing roles.


Vassar College, BA in Art History

Philanthropy and Service

She currently serves on the U.S. board of directors for Komera, a Rwanda-based program to develop self-confident young women through education, community development, and health.  She was one of the founding board directors at The Play Company in New York, a not-for-profit theater.