Top Ranked

Best Consulting Firms in Europe in Each Practice Area

Consultants across the region rate the top firms in their practice areas.

  • Survey Methodology

    For the 2009 Vault European Consulting survey, we selected a list of top consulting firms to include. These consulting firms were selected because of their prominence in the consulting industry and their interest to consulting job seekers. This year, over 2,400 consultants participated in our survey.

    The Vault survey was distributed to the firms on Vault's list in spring 2009. In some cases, Vault contacted practicing consultants directly. Survey respondents were asked to do several things. They were asked to rate each consulting firm on the survey on a scale of 1 to 10 based on prestige, with 10 being the most prestigious. Consultants were unable to rate their own firm. They were asked to rate only those firms with which they were familiar.

    Vault collected the survey results and averaged the score for each firm. The firms were then ranked, with the highest score being No. 1, down to No. 25.

    Remember that Vault's top-25 European consulting firms are chosen by practicing consultants at top consulting firms. Vault does not choose or influence the rankings. The rankings measure perceived prestige (as determined by consulting professionals) and not revenue, size or lifestyle.

  • Ranking History

2010 Best Consulting Firms in Europe in Each Practice Area

1
% OF VOTES
8.35

McKinsey & Company Europe

McKinsey & Company is a privately owned management consulting firm. Roundly considered to be the most prestigious company of its kind, it has...

TRENDING

2009 Rank
1
2
% OF VOTES
8.07

The Boston Consulting Group, Inc. Europe

Boston's best The name may sound local, but The Boston Consulting Group's reach-and expertise-is anything but. With 5,000 consultants in 78 offices in...

TRENDING

2009 Rank
2
3
% OF VOTES
7.35

Bain & Company Europe

Founded in 1973, Bain is one of the world's most prestigious consulting firms. Today Bain & Company is one of the world's most respected companies....

TRENDING

2009 Rank
3
4
% OF VOTES
6.46

Strategy&, part of the PwC network, Europe

Strategy& is the global strategy consulting business of Big 4 professional services firm PwC. Formerly Booz & Company, the firm was acquired by...

TRENDING

2009 Rank
4
5
% OF VOTES
6.21

Roland Berger Europe

From its humble beginning as a small, one-man consulting firm, Roland Berger Strategy Consultants has grown into an international giant.  Ranked...

TRENDING

2009 Rank
7
6
% OF VOTES
6.07

Oliver Wyman Europe

New York-based Oliver Wyman is part of the Marsh & McLennan Companies (MMC), a global professional services network with brands and affiliates in...

TRENDING

2009 Rank
6
7
% OF VOTES
5.79

Mercer Limited Europe

A resource for human resources New York-based Mercer is a global human resources consultancy that provides consulting, outsourcing, and...

TRENDING

2009 Rank
5
8
% OF VOTES
5.78

A.T. Kearney Europe

As a consultancy, A.T. Kearney has a rich heritage that dates back to the 1920s, with the founding of McKinsey & Company and the arrival of...

TRENDING

2009 Rank
9
9
% OF VOTES
5.66

Monitor Group Europe

Monitor is an international consulting firm that works with the world's leading corporations, governments, and social sector organizations to drive...

TRENDING

2009 Rank
8
10
% OF VOTES
5.31

PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers) International Ltd.

Getting back into it Big Four accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers has been steadily building its consulting practice in recent years, following...

TRENDING

2009 Rank
11
11
% OF VOTES
5.27

Deloitte (European Consulting Practice)

The midas Touche While Deloitte maintains a presence in over 35 European countries, there's no formal Europe-specific entity at the firm.  There...

TRENDING

2009 Rank
12
12
% OF VOTES
5.13

OC&C Strategy Consultants Europe

If you want to know what OC&C Strategy Consultants does, you don't need to look too far for answers-it's right there in the title. Focusing on...

TRENDING

2009 Rank
10
13
% OF VOTES
5.09

Ernst & Young Europe

TRENDING

2009 Rank
14
14
% OF VOTES
5.04

Gartner, Inc. Europe

Profile data coming soon.

TRENDING

2009 Rank
19
15
% OF VOTES
5.02

Arthur D. Little Europe

Arthur D. Little has been at the forefront of innovation since 1886. It is an acknowledged thought leader in linking strategy, innovation and...

TRENDING

2009 Rank
16
16
% OF VOTES
4.92

Accenture Europe

Mashed-up moniker Accenture -- whose name derives from "accent on the future" -- was formally established by partners from the consulting division of...

TRENDING

2009 Rank
15
17
% OF VOTES
4.91

L.E.K. Consulting Europe

Founded in 1983, L.E.K. Consulting is a strategy consulting firm that offers four major capabilities to its clients: strategy, mergers and acquisitions,...

TRENDING

2009 Rank
13
18
% OF VOTES
4.77

IBM Global Services Europe

Profile data coming soon.

TRENDING

2009 Rank
17
19
% OF VOTES
4.67

Mars & Co Europe

Red planet sees green Mars & Co. is an international strategy consulting firm that’s all about exclusivity.  The firm's "raison...

TRENDING

2009 Rank
20
20
% OF VOTES
4.53

Capgemini Europe

A winning combination Capgemini is a global consultancy engaged in information technology, management consulting, outsourcing and...

TRENDING

2009 Rank
18
21
% OF VOTES
4.33

AlixPartners, LLP Europe

AlixPartners is an international business advisory firm that built its reputation through its work in corporate turnaround and restructuring. Now, with...

TRENDING

2009 Rank
22
22
% OF VOTES
4.27

Simon-Kucher & Partners Europe

Simon-Kucher & Partners is a worldwide leader in pricing consulting, helping its clients maximize profits by giving them the tools and...

TRENDING

2009 Rank
NR
23
% OF VOTES
4.21

BearingPoint

Profile data coming soon.

TRENDING

2009 Rank
NR
23
% OF VOTES
4.15

Hay Group Europe

The king of HR If a company needs help with its staff, whether to develop, motivate or train them, then Hay Group is the consultancy they go to...

TRENDING

2009 Rank
NR
24
% OF VOTES
4.12

PA Consulting Group Europe

Hooking up to the PA system London-based PA Consulting Group performs a wide variety of consulting services, from preparing companies for public...

TRENDING

2009 Rank
23
25
% OF VOTES
4.05

Towers Perrin Europe

TRENDING

2009 Rank
NR

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