Georgia O’Brien is an Associate Consultant at Rutherford, a London-based recruitment firm which specialises in compliance, cyber security, legal, financial crime, and risk & operations searches within the financial services industry. After several years in working in the luxury consumer goods industry, Georiga has joined Rutherford to kick start her career in recruitment and executive search. Georgia specializes in placing top Risk and Operational Risk professionals within Financial Services, from Asset Managers to Private Equity and Venture Capital Firms to Hedge Funds.
What can colleagues - and friends - expect when they are around you?
My friends and family would expect positivity, team spirit, and a get-up-and-go attitude. I also apply all of these attributes to everything I do at work.
What are your guiding principles at work?
My core values are adaptability and work ethic paired with a 'no job is too big' attitude. I feel passionate about 'get back what you put in' especially in a working environment hard work pays off!
What motivates you at work and in life?
Making impactful and long-lasting relationships with people is what motivates me most. I thrive when working within a team and when meeting clients or candidates. I really enjoy working towards a common goal and feeling that sense of achievement once it has been accomplished.
What is the most unexpected thing you ever did?
I founded a leisurewear business!