Jennifer O'Connell is a key member of the firm's Corporate Officers Sector. She leads the European Legal, Regulatory and Compliance Practice and works closely with the Board Practice on a range of senior-level assignments for regional and international clients of all sizes. As a trusted client advisor with wide-ranging experience, Jennifer works across all sectors, with particular expertise in technology, consumer/retail and private equity-backed businesses. She is based in London.
Prior to joining Russell Reynolds Associates, Jennifer conducted partner-level hires on behalf of leading law firms as a search consultant at another leading executive search firm. Before that, she spent six years in the corporate department at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, advising clients on legal issues related to mergers and acquisitions, securities transactions and corporate governance matters. Jennifer also spent time in their Milan office and on client secondment.
Jennifer studied law with German at the University of Birmingham and is a qualified solicitor.
Consumer, Omnichannel Retail and Luxury, Software, Technology, Legal, Regulatory and Compliance Officers, Executive Search