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

    Vault asked consultants to rank the best firms in several areas of business focus. Consultants were allowed to vote for up to three firms as the best in each area, but could NOT vote for their own firm.

    The practice areas are:

    • Economic Consulting
    • Energy Consulting
    • Financial Consulting
    • Health Care Consulting
    • Human Resources Consulting
    • IT Operations Consulting*
    • IT Strategy Consulting*
    • Management Consulting
    • Operations Consulting
    • Retail Consulting*
    • Strategy Consulting

    *Denotes a new category for 2013-14

  • Ranking History

2014 Best Consulting Firms in Europe for Human Resources Consulting

1
% OF VOTES
37.10

Mercer Limited Europe

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

TRENDING

2013 Rank
2
2
% OF VOTES
36.40

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

2013 Rank
1
3
% OF VOTES
25.44

Kienbaum Consultants International GmbH

Profile data coming soon.

TRENDING

2013 Rank
3
4
% OF VOTES
20.32

Towers Watson Europe

The HR supergroup What happens when two of the oldest and most prominent actuarial consultancies meet in the middle of a recession?  They...

TRENDING

2013 Rank
4
5
% OF VOTES
17.67

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

2013 Rank
5
6
% OF VOTES
15.37

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

2013 Rank
7
7
% OF VOTES
12.54

Aon Hewitt Europe

Aquiring an HR powerhouse Before there was Aon Hewitt, there were two companies: Aon and Hewitt. The former was a leading provider of risk management...

TRENDING

2013 Rank
6
8
% OF VOTES
9.19

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

2013 Rank
NR
9
% OF VOTES
8.13

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

2013 Rank
9
10
% OF VOTES
7.77

The Hackett Group, Inc. Europe

Profile information coming soon.

TRENDING

2013 Rank
NR
11
% OF VOTES
7.07

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

2013 Rank
NR
12
% OF VOTES
6.54

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

2013 Rank
8
13
% OF VOTES
5.48

Capgemini Europe

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

TRENDING

2013 Rank
10
14
% OF VOTES
5.12

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

2013 Rank
NR
14
% OF VOTES
5.12

KPMG (Europe Consulting Practice)

Network Kings Professional services giant KPMG International operates as an international network of independent member firms, known as a...

TRENDING

2013 Rank
NR
15
% OF VOTES
4.59

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

2013 Rank
NR