Georgina McManus

Georgina is Chief Legal Officer & Company Secretary of luxury footwear brand Manolo Blahnik.  Georgina joined Manolo Blahnik in 2015 and established the internal legal function as sole counsel. Georgina now heads up a team of six, is a member of the Group’s C-Suite and participates in all aspects of strategic business planning and operations. Georgina previously held the role of Corporate Counsel at Westfield Europe Limited for 6 years, prior to which she was an associate at SJ Berwin LLP specialising in Mergers & Acquisitions.  In 2021 Georgina co-founded the educational initiative INLAW with Dr Tunde Okewale MBE aimed at widening participation in the legal profession. 

Georgina completed a BA (Politics) and an LLB at the University of Queensland and is qualified to practice in Australia and England. In 2022, Georgina undertook the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School achieving alumni status. Georgina is Australian by birth, lives in London with her husband, three daughters and two British Blue Shorthaired cats/dictators. Georgina is an avid, yet average, runner.