The MCA (Management Consultancies Association) has announced the names of Britain’s top consulting firms that have been shortlisted for the 2012 MCA Awards.

Shortlist for 2012 MCA Awards announced

LONDON -- The annual MCA Awards, organised in association with The Times, celebrate outstanding client-consultancy partnerships and projects, as well as the achievements of individual consultants. The 19 different award categories, plus two overall awards: the Platinum Award and The Times Award for Best Client-Consultant Relationship, are judged by a panel of high profile and independent judges from business, public sector organisations, business schools and journalism.

Alan Leaman, Chief Executive of the MCA said: “The MCA Awards are the industry’s benchmark for quality and excellence. All of the shortlisted entries show how clients and their consultancies create value for the British economy.

“The awards evening in April will be a showcase for the best performers in the private and public sectors – all of them supported by consulting of the highest quality.”

The final winners will be announced at The MCA Awards ceremony on 19 April 2012 at the prestigious Hilton Hotel, on London’s Park Lane. All award winning projects and consultants will be featured in a special supplement published by The Times.

In total 27 management consultancies have been shortlisted for these awards.

The shortlisted firms and their clients are as follows:

Project categories:

Change Management in the Private Sector

• Boxwood with Grosvenor

• Deloitte with Lloyd’s Banking Group

• Qedis with MCBC

• Quest Worldwide with Barclays

• PwC with Business Growth Fund

Change Management in the Public Sector

• Deloitte with Ingeus

• iMPOWER with Coventry City Council

• Mott MacDonald Department for Education and Islington Borough Council

• PwC with Scottish Government

Customer Engagement

• Ernst & Young with BMW

• IBM with Nationwide

• LOC Consulting with Truvo

• Propaganda with Clipper Logistics

• Transform with Argos

Environment

• Arup with C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group

• Atos with HMRC

Finance and Risk Management

• Challenge Consulting with Lloyd’s Banking Group

• KPMG with London Development Agency

• KPMG with SSI

• Navigant with AXA Wealth

• PwC with Swiss Re

Innovation

• CSC with Marussia Virgin Racing

• Deloitte with London 2012 Olympics

• KPMG with Musgrave

• PA Consulting with Ministry of Defence

• PwC with British Land

International

• BearingPoint with BP Southern Africa

• Deloitte with Pfizer

• KPMG with Alico Investments

• PKF with Department for International Development

Operational Performance in the Private Sector

• Arup with The Crown Estate

• Deloitte with Financial Services Compensation Scheme

• KPMG with Nationwide

• Trinity Horne with Farrow and Ball

Operational Performance in the Public Sector

• Arup with BBC

• BearingPoint with National Institute for Health Research

• Capita with West Sussex County Council

• EC Harris with Scottish Water

• PwC with Newham University Hospitals NHS Trust

Outsourcing

• Hudson & Yorke with Barclays

• PA Consulting with The Highways Agency

People

• Deloitte with National College for Leadership of Schools and Children’s Services

• Ernst & Young with ThinkForward

• Hay Group with Bombardier Transportation

Strategy

• Arup with BAA

• Corpra with CIMA

• Ernst & Young with Xerox

• KPMG with I4

Technology

• Atos with Yodel

• CSC with Telent

• Deloitte with Crossrail

• KPMG with Olympic Policing ACPO

• Transform with NHS Direct

Individual categories

Change Management Consultant of the Year

• Diana Barea, Accenture

• Lauren McClelland, BearingPoint

• Gavin McAlpine, Deloitte

• Ruth Whitfield, Ernst & Young

• Vicky Shillington, Qedis

HR Consultant of the Year

• Parvinder Rehal, Accenture

• John Baddeley, Deloitte

• Nina Kreyer, IBM

• Martin McDonnell, PwC

IT Consultant of the Year

• Stephen Dyke, CSC

• Peter Osborne, LOC Consulting

• Michael Orr, PwC

Marketing Consultant of the Year

• Rod Kay, Accenture

• Daniel Dunleavy, Deloitte

Performance Improvement Consultant of the Year

• Zoe Gilsenan, Capita

• Tas Hind, CSC

• Rob Banham, PwC

• Stewart Wilson, PwC

Strategy Consultant of the Year

• Etka Malhotra, Accenture

• Silvia Rindone, Deloitte

• Chay Pearce-Cochrayne, Ernst & Young

• Celine Herweijer, PwC
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