Nicola Turner


Nicola Turner is a principal in Heidrick & Struggles’ Dubai office and is a member of the Consumer Markets Practice. She focuses on the retail, luxury, and beauty industries. Nicola also worked with Heidrick & Struggles for several years in the London office.


Nicola partners with a wide range of clients, including multinationals and family-owned businesses.  She places executives into CEO, president, C-Suite, and senior management roles. Nicola has experience in deep assessment, leadership development, and succession projects.

Nicola is ACP accredited in coaching and certified in a range of different leadership psychometric tools, including Level A and P (recognized by The British Psychological Society), Saville Consulting Wave, Hogan, and Lumina Learning. Nicola has contributed over 20 articles to a variety of regional and global business publications.


London School of Economics, M.S., Organizational Psychology 

Royal Holloway, University of London, B.S. in Psychology