Oliver Wyman Names Lisa Quest New Head Of UK With Responsibility For Ireland
December 07, 2022
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December 6, London – Lisa Quest has today been appointed Head of UK with responsibility for Ireland at global management consultancy Oliver Wyman, a business of Marsh McLennan. In her new role, Lisa will take over from David Gillespie on 1 January 2023 and report to Christian Edelmann, Managing Partner, Europe, and will lead the firm’s UK and Ireland businesses while continuing to co-head the Public Sector practice across Europe.
As a Senior Partner and a member of the European Leadership team, Lisa specialises in advising senior civil servants and policymakers on data-driven transformational change. Her experience spans numerous industries, particularly in capital markets, private equity and the public sector, including financial and digital economy regulation.
Lisa is also committed to using her platform to drive diversity and inclusion through core commercial operations. She is the recipient of numerous diversity awards including the 2019 and 2022 Heroes Executive Role Model award, and is in the 2021 and 2022 Management Today Mentor of the Year Shortlist.
Lisa Quest, Head of UK with responsibility for Ireland and Co-Head of Public Sector, Europe, Oliver Wyman, said: “As a hub for national and globally significant work, the UK and Ireland are key for the growth of Oliver Wyman. In challenging economic times, the need for sound, data-driven advice is crucial. As the premier firm for data-drive strategy, I’m looking forward to working closely with our teams to serve our client and communities. I look forward to taking on the mantle as we enter a period of rapid economic change.”
Christian Edelmann, Managing Partner, Europe, added: “Lisa’s breadth of experience not only managing commercially complex engagements and being at the intersection of the public and private sectors, but also championing diverse teams makes the ideal candidate to head up the UK and Ireland. I have full conviction that Lisa will continue to grow the business at a crucial time for the global economy, drawing on various skills and experience to achieve breakthroughs.”
To read some of Lisa’s recent work, click on the links below:
- Global regulators need to lead the net-zero implementation charge with transition plans, Global Risk Regulator
- Bridging the gap between crypto and mainstream finance, City AM
- Why financial sector regulators need to embrace net zero transition planning, BRINK News
- Four ways regulators must keep up with the global digital economy, World Economic Forum Agenda
Find out more about Lisa here.
About Oliver Wyman
Oliver Wyman is a global leader in management consulting. With offices in more than 70 cities across 30 countries, Oliver Wyman combines deep industry knowledge with specialized expertise in strategy, operations, risk management, and organization transformation. The firm has more than 6,000 professionals around the world who work with clients to optimize their business, improve their operations and risk profile, and accelerate their organizational performance to seize the most attractive opportunities. Oliver Wyman is a business of Marsh McLennan [NYSE: MMC]. For more information, visit www.oliverwyman.com. Follow Oliver Wyman on Twitter @OliverWyman.