Jeannette Lichner is a Senior Managing Director and head of the Financial Services Governance, Risk and Regulation practice and is based in London. Jeannette has extensive experience of the financial services industry across a broad range of functional areas including finance, operations, technology, investment banking, human resources, and cross platform Chief Operating Officer roles.
During her 30 year career Jeannette has held senior executive positions in several firms including Morgan Stanley, JPMorgan and Deutsche Morgan Grenfell. Her final corporate role was with Bank of America where she was Head of Compliance and Operational Risk Management, EMEA & Asia, a role she assumed subsequent to EMEA Chief Operating Officer.
Following her corporate career Jeannette joined a boutique regulatory consulting firm providing services to retail and corporate banks, hedge funds, investment managers and insurance companies across all areas of regulation, joining FTI Consulting in January 2013.
Whilst accomplished across numerous commercial and regulatory areas, she is most frequently involved in engagements regarding business model strategy and execution, corporate governance including board effectiveness, enterprise risk management and its component parts, conduct risk management and financial crime.
Education, Certifications and Affiliations
Jeannette earned a Bachelor of Science in Commerce and Master of Science in Accounting from the University of Virginia. She was a certified public accountant (CPA) in the state of New York and earned her accreditation as an executive coach from the Academy of Executive Coaching.
She is a member of the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investments, and sits on its Editorial Panel and the Education Committee of its Board.
Jeannette is actively involved in the campaign for financial literacy and published “#yourmoney: Everything You Need to Know About Earning, Spending and Saving”, a book aimed at 16 to 25 year olds, in November 2012.