Group General Counsel & Company Secretary
Monica Risam joined Lombard International from Aviva plc, where she led the UK Life legal and company secretarial teams. During her six years with Aviva, Ms. Risam also held the positions of General Counsel, Aviva Group and General Counsel, Aviva Europe. Prior to joining Aviva, Ms. Risam spent seven years at GE Capital where she held a variety of senior roles. She began her legal career as an associate with Weil, Gotshal & Manges in London and New York, and is dual-qualified to practise law in the United States, the United Kingdom and Ireland.
Ms. Risam serves on the boards of The Royal British Legion, The Legal Education Foundation and the Elton John AIDS Foundation's Finance & Investment Committee.
Ms. Risam is a graduate of Georgetown University Law Center and The George Washington University in Washington DC.