Oliver Wyman Names David Gillespie New Head of UK and Ireland
Mar 7, 2019
London - David Gillespie has today been appointed Head of UK and Ireland at global management consultancy Oliver Wyman. In his new role, reporting to Davide Taliente, Head of EMEA, Gillespie will lead the firm’s UK businesses while continuing to head up its established UK banking and organisational effectiveness practices.
An Oliver Wyman alumnus, Gillespie re-joined the firm in 2016 after a senior career in UK banking. He is a graduate of Oxford University in Modern History and has completed the Harvard Advanced Management Programme.
Gillespie says: “Oliver Wyman is experiencing significant growth in the UK. As the new Head of UK and Ireland, I’m looking forward to working with an incredibly talented group of people to help our clients with the next stage of their journeys.
"I believe Oliver Wyman is at the forefront of the new wave of strategy consulting that focuses much more on co-creating solutions with clients. In the digital age, it’s our deep industry knowledge, collaborative style, and hands-on transformation capabilities that will enable us to help clients achieve major breakthroughs.”
Taliente adds: “Since returning to Oliver Wyman two years ago, David has established himself as a leader of transformation work for major organisations and on organisational agility more broadly. As the UK and Ireland continue to face a highly challenging environment across all sectors, I have no doubt that David will further grow the business by mobilising our Partner team to deliver tangible and differentiating support for clients.”
To read some of David’s recent work, please click on the links below:
- 5 things the military can teach your company about agility, World Economic Forum Agenda
- Risk divisions at banks and insurers must be more agile, BRINK News
- What the military can teach organizations about agility, MIT Sloane Management Review
About Oliver Wyman
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