Gemma Hodgson is a trusted client advisor and a member of the firm’s Board & CEO Advisory Partners. She works primarily on senior-level executive and board searches across financial services, with a focus on insurance, asset management and banking. Gemma is based in London.
As a Consultant for The Zygos Partnership, Gemma joined Russell Reynolds Associates when Zygos became part of the firm in 2017. During her seven-year tenure at the board search firm, she worked on a range of high-level board searches. Previously, Gemma spent four years working for another leading international executive search firm, where she specialized in financial services. In this role, she delivered a number of senior assignments in investment banking, as well as cross-border CEO searches across asset classes. Gemma began her executive search career at a UK and Singapore-based firm, where she focused on recruiting M&A investment bankers in large and mid-cap private equity funds. Her earlier experience included fundraising for The Regeneration Trust in London.
Gemma holds a BA in English studies from the University of Exeter and an MSc in the history of international relations from the London School of Economics.
Financial Services, Board Directors and Chief Executive Officers, Board & CEO Advisory Partners