Roland Berger appoints three new partners in UK office

09 February 2021 2 min. read
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European-origin strategy consulting firm Roland Berger has appointed three new partners in the United Kingdom.

Olga Talanova has been promoted from within the firm, having been with Roland Berger since 2019. She previously worked six years for Oliver Wyman in its London office, and before that she served two consulting and analytics companies in Moscow following her graduation.

Talanova has broad experience in the consumer goods and retail industries, specialized in topic including supply chain and logistics, store operations, purchasing and supplier management, category management, pricing and promotions. She also brings machine learning and artificial intelligence capabilities to her clients.

Olga Talanova, Siobhan Gehin, Stephanie Mills - Roland Berger

Siobhán Géhin is a partner in Roland Berger’s Retail and Consumer Sector practice. She advises corporate clients and private equity investors on developing customer, digital and growth strategies, new business models, product development, innovation, sales & marketing and large scale implementation programmes.

She joins Roland Berger from Accenture Strategy, where she worked for nearly ten years in its Kurt Salmon subsidiary (Accenture acquired Kurt Salmon in November 2016). Earlier in her career she gained retail experience at KFC, ASDA and Home Retail Group, working in a variety of strategy, operational and commercial roles.

Stephanie Mills brings around 25 years of experience to Roland Berger’s partnership. She joins the firm from Avanade, where she was the Global Strategy Lead for Avanade Advisory Services.  In this role, she was responsible for scaling the digital capabilities and revenues of Avanade’s consulting practice worldwide.

Prior Avanade, Stephanie was a partner at Eden McCallum for five years, and before that she gained 10+ years of experience with Boston Consulting Group in North America and Europe. Mills has served clients across a range of sectors, including healthcare, financial services and life sciences.

In the UK, Roland Berger is led by managing partner Philip Dunne, a former Kearney and EY-Parthenon partner who has been at the helm since May last year.