"Loyal" is a word used regularly by those interviewed for this story to describe Georgie. And it's a trait those closest to her seem determined to display when it comes to talking about their
friend's background. Each of them will talk in general terms about their Georgie's difficult childhood, but none will go into specific.
And yet she's also acutely aware of the privileges she enjoyed and the opportunities afforded by her education and upbringing. She bristles visibly at any suggestion she is a victim.
"One of the things I really admire about Georgie is that she has made it clear that she is a wife and mum before anything else," she says. "And she is so very good at her job that her bosses fit in around that."
"We've been trying to have a third but it just hasn't happened," she confides. "We've had two miscarriages and we have just drawn a bit of a line under it and accepted it probably isn't going to happen.