Reena SenGupta, CEO, RSG Consulting
Reena founded RSG Consulting in 2001 to provide research and consultancy to law firms and in-house counsel. With nearly 30 years’ experience of business and the City, she is known as one of the leading analysts of the legal profession.
As editor and publishing director of Chambers & Partners Publishing in the mid-nineties, she devised the research methodology behind the Chambers’ guides to the legal profession and launched the first Chambers Student and Chambers Global guides.
In 2005, she came up with the idea of ranking lawyers on innovation, which has become the FT Innovative Lawyers reports and awards. She is a long-time contributor to the Financial Times and helped to establish the paper’s Law & Business page in 2001.
Reena has experience of both big and small businesses and spent the early nineties working in investment banking in London and rescuing a family-owned graphic design business out of recession.
A journalist, entrepreneur and now senior consultant, Reena is responsible for coming up with the ideas for a number of ground-breaking projects for both clients and RSG Consulting. Among these are the RSG India Report and the Innovative GC Club. She is a regular public speaker on innovation and the legal profession, is a graduate of the Meyler Campbell Elements coaching programme and an Asian Woman of Achievement.
Yasmin Lambert, Partner and Senior Consultant, RSG Consulting
Yasmin is the Senior Consultant and an equity partner at RSG Consulting. She has worked with the firm since 2008 and has been immersed in the FT Innovative Lawyers programme, RSG-India and many of the other thought-leadership projects RSG undertakes.
The many strings to her bow include designing some of the major analytical frameworks behind the Eversheds Board Reports as well as the conceptual frameworks for value in legal services the firm has pioneered. She writes regularly for the FT Innovative Lawyer reports globally and has conducted hundreds of interviews with senior lawyers.
An accredited Meyler Campbell graduate of the Elements programme and uses her coaching every day with clients and the RSG team. She has also taught on the IE Business School Lawyers Management Programme.
With extensive experience in academic research and writing, Yasmin is trained in qualitative and quantitative research and analysis. After five years working in the IT industry, Yasmin worked for the Department of Health in Australia and on a project to develop self-regulation for the further education sector in the UK. Yasmin has a first class honours degree in legal and political philosophy from the University of Sydney, where she also completed graduate studies in economics.
Georgie Lyon, Strategic Projects & Research Analyst, RSG Consulting
Georgie leads a number of RSG’s Strategic Projects, including the RSG India Report, the annual global FT/RSG Innovative Lawyers Summit, and the FT’s Special Report on General Counsel and other initiatives for general counsel curated by RSG. She joined RSG after graduating from law school with a distinction in her LPC exams.
Georgie’s diverse background includes a stint in Parliament working for former Defence Secretary, Penny Mordaunt MP, web design and hospitality for a New York wine bar and press/box office for the Spitalfields Music Festival.
Prior to converting to the law, Georgie graduated from Durham University with an honours degree in music. She was selected to join the prestigious Rodolfus Choir with whom she took part in a Channel 4 documentary. She acted as interim manager for the choir, and later assumed the positions of fixer and concert manager. Under her belt she has eleven BBC Radio 3 live broadcasts, three CD recordings and numerous concerts.
Continuing to maintain a connection with music, Georgie performs with various groups and as a soloist. She is proud to be part of a scratch carol singing group which annually fundraises for the Cystic Fibrosis Trust.