Ms. Papandreou is a Managing Director at Ferguson Partners where her focus is on senior management and Board recruitment. She leads both the Global Hospitality practice and the Chicago office. Ms. Papandreou has expertise in recruiting for Boards, both public and private, and is experienced in full board creation as well as board refreshment. She frequently speaks about governance related topics and Board recruitment trends at national conferences and in publications. Additionally, Ms. Papandreou focuses on C-Suite recruitment in the broader hospitality space including hotels, restaurants, gaming, and leisure.
Prior to joining Ferguson Partners, Ms. Papandreou spent 17 years in banking and was most recently a Managing Director for a large UK bank running their Consumer and Healthcare practice for North America. She spent the first 10 years of her career at Citigroup in various roles within the Corporate and Investment Bank, including origination in the Financial Institutions Group, capital markets credit, and Consumer and Healthcare relationship management — both in New York and in London.
Ms. Papandreou earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in International Affairs and Economics from Johns Hopkins University, and an MBA in Finance from New York University’s Stern School of Business.