Wayne Brown joins Alvarez & Marsal in its Leeds office

11 May 2021 Consultancy.uk 1 min. read
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Wayne Brown has joined Alvarez & Marsal as a Senior Director in its Leeds office. The former EY and Kearney senior advisor will support financial services clients across the UK.

“We are delighted to be able to add Wayne’s expertise to our team,” said Alvarez & Marsal Managing Director Tom Johannessen on the joining of Brown, who brings over 25 years of experience in retail banking, strategic transformation, digital improvement, and operational efficiency to the role. 

A member of at Alvarez & Marsal’s Financial Services practice, Brown will be responsible for helping retail banks, challenger banks and building societies across the UK, with a focus on the North of England, on becoming more efficient, agile and innovative. He will also help clients with strategic and target operating model design work, as well as digital-driven performance improvement. 

Wayne Brown, Senior Director, Alvarez & Marsal

Prior to joining the Alvarez & Marsal, Brown led his own consulting practice (‘Stray & Co’), and before that he was an Associate Partner at EY in its Financial Services Digital Transformation practice. In the role, he led team of around 30 consultants delivering change in the banking, insurance and wealth management segments, among others.

Earlier in his career, Brown spent over a decade at global strategy consulting firm Kearney, latterly as Co-Lead of its Financial Services practice in the UK and as a co-leader of its Service Strategy & Transformation Centre of Excellence. he joined the consulting industry in 2004, having previously worked seven years in banking.

Brown commented, “This is an exciting time in the sector with many interesting digital developments. I am looking forward to helping established providers become more customer-centric and deliver services in a more cost-effective way, and start-ups with reaching their potential.” 

Alvarez & Marsal launched its Leeds office in September 2019, to expands its presence in the North of England.