Bain names seven new partners in London

13 January 2022 3 min. read
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As 2022 gets underway, Bain & Company has announced a string of senior promotions across its global offices. This includes the naming of seven new partners in its London wing.

Bain & Company is a global consultancy that helps the world’s most ambitious change makers define the future. One of the world’s three leading strategy firms, known collectively as the MBB, Bain has 63 offices in 38 countries, working alongside clients to help them outperform the competition, and redefine their business plans.

With the firm preparing for keen demand in 2022, as firms look to adapt to the continued pressures of the pandemic, Bain has announced the promotion of 78 individuals to senior leadership positions of partner and expert partner – adding to the 50 partners and expert partners who have joined Bain over the last year.

Bain names seven new partners in London

Bain’s Global Managing Partner, Manny Maceda, said, “We congratulate these next generation leaders for their commitment to upholding our firm’s values and delivering on exceptional client results. These individuals reflect our collective ambition to building a more sustainable, equitable and inclusive world, joining together our growing global footprint and the broad inclusion and diversity that powers our talent model.”

Within the promotions, more than a quarter are women, and more than half are based in EMEA and APAC, representing 33 of Bain’s total 63 offices around the world. Within that, Bain has named seven new partners from its London office – adding to the nine new partners who joined it over the last year.

New London Partners

Rich Allinson is a former Capgemini Consultant who joined Bain in 2013. As a leader in Bain's Private Equity Group he supports financial sponsors with due diligence, opportunity sourcing and fund strategy, focusing primarily on eCommerce, Business Services and Industrials.

Flavio Monteleone is a former McKinsey & Company Vice President in Recovery and Transformation. He joined Bain’s London office in 2020, having most recently been with Alvarez & Marsal. Monteleone specialises in rapid cost reductions through structured negotiations. Sustainable cost savings through cost engineering and value analysis.

Nishma Gosrani becomes a Partner in Bain’s Financial Services practice, based in London. Her work focuses on human capital transformation, as well as the future of work and culture. She has nearly two decades of Big Four consulting experience across geographies, throughout which she has architected and deployed strategic people initiatives.

Justas Grigalauskas was formerly an Associate Partner with McKinsey. He joined Bain in 2020, arriving from Reckitt Benckiser.

Amanda Howe is an Expert Partner in Bain’s Consumer Products and Customer Strategy and Marketing practices. An innovation and communications expert, Howe has more than two decades of experience across the brand and content strategy, editorial conceptualization, customer experience, and human-centred design spectra.

Katherine Kajzer-Hughes trained in Management with LloydsTSB, before joining Bain in 2005. She has worked previously in the firm’s New York and Johannesburg offices and was most recently Senior Manager and Associate Partner in London.

Georgina Edwards is also promoted from Associate Partner in the London office.

Maceda added, “We welcome these talented individuals to the ranks of our leadership team and wish all our new partners continued success as they assume their new responsibilities.”

Over the last year, nine other partners and expert partners have joined Bain’s London office. They are Kate Donaldson; Joe Edwin; Bahige El-Rayes; Nishma Gosrani; Sarwar Islam; Graeme Jeffery; Harry Morrison; Lindsey Naylor; and Oliver Williams.