Jemma is Managing Partner and founder of the Wales Odgers office and team, covering the Private, Public and Charitable Sectors and based in Cardiff.
She has 20 years’ search experience delivering Executive, Non-Executive and senior management assignments across all functions from general management roles to highly specialist technical, clinical and engineering positions.
Jemma is also a Member of the Prince’s Trust Cymru Council; Governor of the University of South Wales & Director of the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama; Director of the Cardiff Business Club; a Member of the CBI Council for Wales and an Ambassador for Pembrokeshire, where she was born and raised.
Jemma began her career in search in London, where she spent 10 years with two of the largest executive search firms before joining Odgers 10 years ago.
Jemma's early career was spent with Marks and Spencer on their Graduate Programme and in commercial, operational and general management roles in stores and Head Office.
Jemma has a BSc Honours in Management Science and French with subsidiary Maths and Spanish. She is a graduate of one of France's celebrated 'Grandes Ecoles' business management schools - L' Ecole Superieure de Commerce.