Korn Ferry
Georgina Deane

Georgina Deane



Ms. Deane is a Principal and member of the global Financial Officer Centre of Expertise, based in the Firm’s London office. Here she exclusively focuses on senior finance mandates including CFOs and report functions including divisional Finance Director, tax, treasury, internal audit and financial control. In addition, she works closely with colleagues in the Firm’s talent, culture and organisational advisory practices and has consulted broadly on key leadership and organisational challenges affecting the role of the CFO and the finance function. This has included leadership assessments and succession planning projects.

Ms Deane has successfully completed many search assignments across all sectors and her client base includes a number of UK Plc’s and global corporates. She has also managed pre- and post-transaction CFO assignments on behalf of private equity investors and their portfolio companies.

Ms. Deane has a deep understanding of the specific challenges facing clients when hiring senior finance talent and her global knowledge and network gives her access to the most talented individuals.

Prior to joining Korn Ferry, Ms. Deane worked for a global boutique search firm where she specialised in the placement of senior tax professionals. She successfully led the execution of a number of high profile tax searches across the FTSE 100, FTSE 250 and Fortune 500.

Earlier in her career, Ms. Deane worked at a global UK listed search firm in their financial services division. Ms. Deane graduated from The University of Nottingham with a BA (Hons) in History and Politics.