Craig Williams


Craig Williams is a partner in Heidrick & Struggles' Sydney office and a member of the global Financial Services Practice. His work with leading banks, insurance companies, and professional services firms includes filling CEO and other C-level roles, including chief risk officers, heads of market, credit, operational, and other non-financial risk roles, including financial crime, compliance, and first-line controls for clients in leading organizations.


In addition to his work with institutional, corporate, business, and retail banks, insurance and funds managers, he completes board appointments in corporate and not-for-profit sectors, specializing in the digital online space, helping companies drive innovation and change.

Before joining Heidrick & Struggles, Craig successfully built a highly regarded boutique firm, which was acquired by Heidrick & Struggles. Before that, Craig worked at a local boutique search firm where he originated and managed executive searches for leading financial and professional services firms. During his eight years at a leading ASX-listed recruitment firm, Craig developed and led their national account management team in addition to managing mandates.


Deakin University, Bachelor's Degree in Commerce in Accounting and Human Resources