Jane Bird

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Jane conducts senior-level searches across the financial services industry, with a focus on consumer and commercial lending. Based in London, Jane recruits CEOs, CFOs, CDOs and other leading positions for clients, serving as a trusted advisor on digital and customer leadership. Jane brings robust experience in succession planning and leadership development, helping clients align talent with their overall strategy and existing leadership teams. During her career, Jane has worked with everything from publicly traded firms to smaller companies looking for rapid growth.

Before joining Russell Reynolds Associates, Jane was a partner at another leading search firm. In that role, she established a portfolio of clients in consumer and corporate banking and built a successful corporate officers practice. She began her career in executive search more than 20 years ago, working in the financial services practice of another global search firm.

Jane received her BA in philosophy from King’s College London.
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Areas of Expertise

Board Director and Chair Search Board Effectiveness Board of Directors CEO Succession Chief Executive Officers Consumer & Commercial Financial Services Digital, Media and Entertainment Marketing, Sales, and Strategy Officers Private Capital Venture Capital and Growth

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