Chris Leslie is an Adviser to Hanover Fox, providing advice to the Partners on the firm's business and future strategy.
Chris retired from The Zygos Partnership, one of the leading independent Board search firms in the UK, at the end of 2017 when The Zygos Partnership was sold to Russell Reynolds. He had spent nearly 12 years with the firm initially as a Partner, and latterly as an Adviser.
Prior to The Zygos Partnership Chris spent 18 years as a Partner at Whitehead Mann, being one of the original partners that led the firm to its pre-eminent position in the UK search market. He was responsible for setting up, building and leading its Financial Services practice.
Chris's early career was in banking, spending 18 years with Citicorp/Citibank working in London, New York and Dublin. He has an MA from the University of St.Andrews and also attended the Programme for Management Development (PMD) at Harvard Business School. He is a Trustee of the Foundation for Governance Research and Education.