Lee Georgs: COO & Diversity Champion
Portrait of Lee Georgs

Lee Georgs

Chief Operating Officer, Eighteen48 Partners Ltd

Lee Georgs is currently the Chief Operating Officer for Eighteen48 and a former COO for Redington, one of the UK’s leading independent Investment Advisory and Pensions Consultancy firms. She sits on the firm’s Operating, Executive, Risk and Remuneration Committees and is the Executive Sponsor for Diversity and Inclusion, speaking regularly on matters of gender, diversity recruitment, social mobility, pay equity, the Gender Pay Gap and Returnships.

Lee has spent the last 20 years in (and out of) the financial services industry in a host of roles across the U.S., Asia and Europe, spanning Wealth Management, Private Banking, Consulting, M&A and Investment Management. She spent a decade in Private Banking and Wealth Management in New York at Citibank and JP Morgan before moving overseas in 2006, first to Hong Kong where she spent several years as Director of Global Accounts for the Asia Pacific Region for consulting firm RGP, and then to London, where she spent several years in M&A at Credit Suisse prior to joining Redington in 2017.

Lee holds her MBA from Columbia Business School and is the London Alumni Club’s co-President. In addition to this, she is a Steering Committee Member for The Diversity Project (the U.K.’s Investment Management Industry body working to advance the diversity agenda in the sector), an LGBT Great Ally and a volunteer with Speakers for Schools (an organization dedicated to encouraging young women to pursue careers in Financial Services). In addition to her MBA, she holds a BA in Spanish and Art History from Vanderbilt University.

Lee currently lives in London with her husband and their three boys.