Andrew Crowley, Vice President of Financial Services EMEA, CSC has been elected President of the Management Consultancies Association (MCA), the trade association for UK-based consulting firms.
Crowley started his career as an Electronics Research & Development Engineer in Core Banking Systems. He later joined CSC through the acquisition of Butler Cox in 1991 by CSC Index and has subsequently consulted with multinationals on large scale re-engineering programmes.
Crowley is currently Vice President of Financial Services EMEA, leading the continued growth of CSC EMEA’s consulting business. In his 16 years at CSC, Crowley has previously managed CSC's German, UK, and Danish Consulting & Systems Integration businesses.
Commenting on his role at the MCA, Andrew Crowley said:
"I am delighted to be elected President of the Management Consultancies Association. With demand for consulting high, and the consulting industry contributing over £8billion to the UK economy, the industry is demonstrating that through greater transparency and a better understanding of the value delivered by consulting firms, it is continuing to grow year on year."
Andrew Crowley will be supported by three Vice-Presidents:
* Paul Winter, Chief Executive, Corpra
* Nick Owen, Head of Market and Service Programmes, Deloitte
* Hugo Were, Partner, Accenture
About the Management Consultancies Association
The MCA was formed in 1956 to represent the consultancy industry to its clients, the media and government. Management consultancy is an increasingly important industry for the UK economy with management consultancy revenues for 2006 estimated at £8bn. MCA members represent around 70% of the UK consulting sector, employ around 20,000 management consultants and work with the FTSE100 and all government departments. Nine of the top ten UK-based consulting firms (by consulting fee income) are members.
MCA members represent 70 per cent [see footnote 1] of the UK consulting industry, employ over 50,000 consultants and work with the FTSE 100 and all government departments.
The MCA supports its member firms with a range of services including events, publications, interest groups and public relations. The Association also works with its members to attract the top talent into the industry. The MCA provides advice on the selection and use of management consultants and is the main source of data on the UK market.
Computer Sciences Corporation is a leading global information technology (IT) services company. CSC’s mission is to provide customers in industry and government with solutions crafted to meet their specific challenges and enable them to profit from the advanced use of technology.
With approximately 77,000 employees, CSC provides innovative solutions for customers around the world by applying leading technologies and CSC’s own advanced capabilities. These include systems design and integration; IT and business process outsourcing; applications software development; Web and application hosting; and management consulting. Headquartered in El Segundo, Calif., CSC reported revenue of $14.7 billion for the 12 months ended Dec. 29, 2006. For more information, visit the company’s website at www.csc.com .
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 Fee income from MCA member firms is estimated to be roughly 70 per cent of the total UK consulting industry. The other 30 per cent consists of mainly strategy firms, firms too small to be eligible for membership of the MCA and independent consultants.