The 12 Women Leaders in the Consulting Industry

20 October 2014

Consulting Magazine, a US-based magazine dedicated to the consulting industry, has revealed its 2014 edition of the ‘Women Leaders in Consulting Awards’. The list contains twelve high-profile women from an equal number of consulting firms.

Over the past decades, the number of women in the consulting industry has gradually increased, and currently women make up just about a quarter of the consulting profession. To recognise the value-added and impact of women to the profession, Consulting Magazine in 2007 launched the so-called ‘Women Leaders in Consulting Awards’, a competition that puts the spotlights on female role models in the sector. This year more than 400 women were nominated, and following an evaluation of the candidates, Consulting Magazine has now unveiled the twelve winners across four categories.

An overview:

Leadership Award
Donna Campbell, Principal at Big 4 firm EY
Shaheen Dil, Managing Director with Protiviti
Lori Steele, leads the Global Business Services practice for North America at IBM
Roselinde Torres, Senior Partner in the People and Organization practice of BCG

Donna Campbell - Shaheen Dil - Lori Steele - Roselinde Torres

Client Service Award
Paula Elliott, Vice President at Impact Advisors, leading the Strategic Implementation Practice
Nicola Johnson, Principal at Deloitte Consulting
Amy Matsuo, Principal at KPMG, with a focus on Financial Risk Management
Michelle Sirott, Practice Director for Point B's Phoenix practice 

Paula Elliot - Nicola Johnson - Amy Matsuo - Michelle Sirott

Future Leader Award
Sarah Duffy, leads Slalom Consulting’s Organizational Effectiveness practice in San Francisco
Jennifer Koehler, Partner in PwC's Power & Utilities Advisory practice
Gordana Radmilovic, Manager in West Monroe’s Advanced Analytics practice

Lifetime Achievement Award
Julie Howard, Chairman & CEO at Navigant 

Sarah Duffy - Jennifer Koehler - Gordana Radmilovic - Julie Howard

Note that all twelve female consultants in the ranking are active in the US market, to be explained by the fact that Consulting Magazine predominantly focuses on the developments in the United States. The ‘Women Leaders in Consulting’ will be recognised on November 6 at a celebratory dinner and gala at the St. Regis Hotel in New York, United States.


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