OUR CONSULTANTS : Patrizia Ciompi (Partner, Milan)


Before completing post-graduate courses in Marketing and Management, Patrizia Ciompi obtained a Degree in Sociology from Rome University. She speaks English, French, Italian and Spanish.


Patrizia Ciompi has spent 20 years with leading international executive search firms, and is widely recognized as a leading consultant, delivering services of the highest quality in the Fashion, Retail and Luxury Goods business. Prior to joining Sterling Executive Search in 2004, she focused on the apparel and luxury goods industries as well as on high-end branded goods, media and communication as Senior Partner at Heidrick & Struggles, member of the firm’s Consumer and Professional Services Global Practices.

At Sterling International she manages the Milan Office and has notably contributed to the international development of the firm, gaining recognition for her expertise in Asian-based top executive researches. Her experience encompasses Europe, the Americas and Asia. After starting her career as a sociologist at Rome University La Sapienza (she contributed to the chairs of Research Methodology and Statistics), followed by positions in International Affairs, Marketing and Communication at Politecnico di Milano and at FAI (Federazione Associazioni Industriali), she began her executive search career during a 4-year tenure at Spencer Stuart.