Jiat-Hui Wu is the partner in charge of Heidrick & Struggles’ Singapore office and a member of the Financial Services Practice. She has deep expertise across asset management, banking, insurance, and financial technology and rich functional experience in technology and operations, digital transformation, and human resources.


Jiat-Hui is a trusted advisor in leadership consulting and executive search to leading financial institutions in Southeast Asia, as well as Singapore-headquartered organizations. With a strong passion for people and talent development, coupled with her industry knowledge, she is able to bring deep insights to organizations on their leadership requirements. Jiat-Hui was previously the head of financial services practice of another global executive search firm in Singapore, where she worked on a number of senior, high-profile C-suite roles across the APAC region.

Prior to her career in leadership consulting, Jiat-Hui had a distinguished career in banking and global markets. She held many senior positions in leading international banks including head of credit sales, ASEAN for HSBC, as well as co-head of FICC distribution Southeast Asia for UBS. Earlier in Jiat-Hui’s career, she was with J.P. Morgan and DBS Bank.


University of Oxford, Lincoln College, MA in Politics, Philosophy, and Economics

The London School of Economics and Political Science, MSc in International Relations