Francesca has 20 years of executive search experience, starting as a consultant in Heidrick & Struggles’ technology practice in Paris. Her clients include foundations, social finance organisations, social enterprises and international NGOs. She has a particular interest in engaged philanthropy and public health. Before joining Oxford HR in 2017, Francesca worked with boutique search consultancies based in France and the UK, serving fast-growing and ambitious organisations in business and in the social sector. She was also an in-house search consultant for GAIN (the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition).
Prior to her search career, Francesca spent 12 years in the enterprise software industry. She is an American/French national who has lived and worked in the U.S, France, Germany and the UK. She is fluent in English and French and is a graduate of Boston University. Francesca is a life-long volunteer and currently serves as a trustee of the CPRE Buckinghamshire.