David Gillespie To Head Up Oliver Wyman’s Banking Practice In The UK

Oct 8, 2018

David Gillespie has today been appointed Head of Oliver Wyman’s UK Banking practice.

Reporting to Matt Austen, EMEA Head of Financial Services practice, he will oversee all UK client relationships and set the operational strategy for Oliver Wyman’s largest practice area in the UK.

An Oliver Wyman alumnus, Gillespie re-joined the firm in 2016 as a Partner after an extensive senior practitioner career in UK banking.  Gillespie is a graduate of Oxford University and has completed the Harvard Advanced Management Programme. 

David Gillespie says: “Oliver Wyman has a tremendous depth and breadth of experience across the Financial Services sector, advising leading banks on key strategic, economic and regulatory challenges and opportunities. The UK continues to be a global financial services hub, and I relish the opportunity to lead our client work and shape our strategy in this key area of the market.”

Rebecca Emerson, UK Head, adds: “We are delighted to welcome David to Oliver Wyman’s UK leadership team. Since re-joining Oliver Wyman as a partner in 2016, he has led transformative work and built strong senior client relationships which make him a great choice to head up our banking practice in the UK. With challenging times ahead for the industry, I have no doubt that David will succeed in leading our support for clients in this sector.”

To read some of David’s recent work, please click on the links below:


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