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Ferguson Partners announces Gemma Burgess as CEO

Christian Fernsby |
New York, N.Y., USA - Ferguson Partners, a talent management and strategic advisory firm for the global real assets industries, announces that Gemma Burgess has been named chief executive officer, effective June 1, 2022.

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Gemma Burgess has over 15 years of global leadership experience and brings a vision for 2022 and beyond, which will continue to focus on providing customized, client-centric solutions today while growing and evolving the business for tomorrow's needs.

Ms. Burgess joined Ferguson Partners in 2007 and has developed a global acumen, originally based in Ferguson Partners' London office, and then transitioning to oversee its New York City office before taking on responsibility for the U.S. search business and then, most recently, the global search business.

In her current role as President, she has been instrumental in positioning Ferguson Partners as the go-to firm for executive talent and management solutions.

As a recognized leader in executive search, Ms. Burgess is also a staunch advocate for DE&I and was responsible for creating the inaugural diversity partnership in 2020 with Real Estate Executive Council (REEC) and continues to be an active participant with the association.