PwC appoints Paul Cleal as new Government & Public sector leader
LONDON -- Paul Cleal has been appointed as PwC’s new Government and Public Sector Leader, following Jon Sibson who is leaving PwC to be Dean of the Business School at the University of Greenwich.
Paul has worked in PwC’s Corporate Finance practice since 1996 and became partner in 2001. He has extensive government and public sector experience. Before joining the firm, he worked in central and local government and since joining has worked with many public sector clients, including MoD, DFID, HM Prison Service, the Highways Agency, London Underground and various local authorities and NHS trusts.
Paul was a member of PwC’s Executive Board from 2006-2008 and subsequently served on the firm’s Advisory practice leadership team as People Partner, as well as working with clients on international development projects.
Richard Oldfield, head of Markets and Industries said: "I'm confident that Paul is the right person to lead our G&PS practice through the opportunities and challenges of the next few years. In the short term, some areas of the public sector market will remain tough but it is a critical element of our business and one we are committed to.”
Paul Cleal, partner and Government & Public Sector Leader said: “I’m delighted to take on the leadership of the firm’s Government & Public Sector practice. I am looking forward to the chance to grow the business significantly in the coming years and to broadening our client base. The public sector is facing challenging times but remains a highly dynamic market where there is potential for significant growth and a real demand for reform and significant changes in public service delivery.”