Stuart Higson

Partner | New York

Stuart is a Partner in Leathwaite’s New York office, leading the Financial Officers practice across North America and specializing in placing Chief Financial Officers, Chief Auditors and their direct reports. Stuart has been with Leathwaite since 2014, spending five years in the U.K. before relocating to the U.S. in 2019. Prior to Leathwaite, Stuart led research for the Corporate Officers practice at Sheffield Haworth, assisting with the delivery of executive search mandates across the finance, legal, compliance and technology functions across EMEA and the U.S. Stuart began his executive search career with a front office investment banking boutique.


Stuart graduated from the University of Southampton, England with a Bachelors of Arts degree in Politics and International Relations.