Wayne Brown, former senior advisor at EY and Kearney, has joined Alvarez & Marsal as senior manager in their Leeds office.
“We are delighted to be able to add Wayne’s expertise to our team,” said Tom Johannessen, Managing Director of Alvarez & Marsal, of the arrival of Brown, who brings more than 25 years of experience in the retail banking, strategic transformation, digital improvement and operational efficiency. to the role.
A member of the financial services practice of Alvarez & Marsal, Brown will be responsible for assisting retail banks, challenger banks and building societies across the UK, with a focus on the north of England, to become more efficient, agile and innovative. He will also help clients in the work of designing strategic and target operational models, as well as in improving performance through digital.
Prior to joining Alvarez & Marsal, Brown ran his own consultancy firm (“Stray & Co”), and prior to that, he was a partner at EY in its financial services digital transformation practice. In this capacity, he led a team of around 30 consultants bringing changes in the banking, insurance and wealth management segments, among others.
Earlier in his career, Brown spent over a decade with global strategy consulting firm Kearney, most recently as co-head of his UK financial services practice and as co-leader of its center of excellence in service strategy and transformation. he joined the consulting industry in 2004, after working for seven years in the banking industry.
Brown said: “It is an exciting time in the industry with many interesting digital developments. I look forward to helping established vendors become more customer-centric and deliver services more cost-effectively, and start-ups reach their potential. ”
Alvarez & Marsal opened its Leeds office in September 2019, to expand its presence in the north of England.