Heather Wyatt

Heather Wyatt is a Managing Director and Global Head of Talent Management within Carlyle’s Human Capital Management Group. She is based in Washington, DC. 

In her role as Head of Talent Management for Carlyle Heather partners closely with the firm’s CHRO and executives to design talent practices and programs that enable Carlyle to attract, retain, develop, and engage top talent.

Heather has a track record of success designing and implementing strategic change initiatives that help organizations achieve their mission and strategic goals.  Prior to joining Carlyle, Heather was the Head of Talent for the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA), where she led the wealth fund’s talent practices and programs and served as a strategic advisor to the Management Committee.  Before joining ADIA, Heather was the head of Organization Development and Training for E*TRADE Financial and NCB.

Heather serves on the Board of her daughter’s Parent Teacher Organization and enjoys hiking, diving, and skiing.

Heather received her Master of Science from Johns Hopkins University and her BA from the College of Notre Dame.