Lydia Goutas (US)

Managing Partner, Lehner Executive Partners

Managing Partner, Lehner Executive Partners, European Banking and Finance Chair Cornerstone Group & Co
Chair Financial Services Club CEE

A native New Yorker, Lydia is a managing partner at Lehner Executive Partners (part of the Cornerstone
International Group) and leads an international team serving growing multi-nationals in the European region,
particularly in the Financial Services and IT sectors.  As of January 2017, Lydia and her colleague in the UK are
Financial Service Sector leads for Europe and thus tracks trends on a pan- European basis. Lydia has conducted
global digital searches in her work and tracks her digital work back to 2000.  As Co-Chair / Co-Founder of the
Financial Services Club CEE, a regional futurist senior executive club, Lydia and co-chair Thomas Labenbacher
have been addressing the future of banking and transformational strategies in particular digitization in
programs since 2009. Prior to this, she worked at Webster Vienna Private University, serving in several
functions, including Director of Admissions & Enrollment Management, &, in NY, was a molecular biologist. In addition to her scientific publications, she´s taught at several  universities, serves on various non profit boards and recently moderated a panel discussion on “The New Leadership,” addressing recent requirements in