Government Controllers Speak

Discover how government controllers are leading the state and federal governments out of the pandemic in FEI's ForwardThinking Q2 Series.

Featured Speaker

Julian Ha

Julian Ha is a Partner with Heidrick and Struggles based in Washington, D.C. Julian is a member of the CEO & Board Practice and leads the firm’s Government Affairs and Trade Association practices.  He places CEOs, Board Members and senior executives into public and private firms and member-driven organizations across all industries and sectors.
 
Julian has extensive private sector and non-profit Boardroom experience.  He has served on the Board of China Recycling Energy Corporation (CREG), a NASDAQ-listed cleantech company where he chaired CREG’s compensation committee and Propulsys, a privately-held, precision manufacturing company with operations in the US, Germany and China.  He is currently a board member of the Public Affairs Council, US-ASEAN Business Council, and AESC which represents the entire retained executive search and leadership consulting profession. He holds a National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) Directorship Certification.
 
Prior to executive search, Julian practiced as a corporate lawyer in New York, Washington, D.C., London, Singapore and Shanghai.  As a lawyer for Paul Weiss, Baker & McKenzie and Linklaters, he advised multinational corporations on their IPOs, private equity investments and cross-border M&A transactions. Julian has also served as a Director in the Corporate Finance group of Evolution Securities China Limited, an investment bank based in London, UK. 
 
Julian received his BA from Cornell University, his Masters degrees from the London School of Economics and Harvard University and his JD from The NYU School of Law.  He attained a Certificate in Corporate Finance from The London Business School.