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 Financial Consulting

1
% OF VOTES
55.94

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
1
2
% OF VOTES
45.73

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
2
3
% OF VOTES
33.42

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
3
4
% OF VOTES
29.99

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
4
5
% OF VOTES
17.33

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
5
6
% OF VOTES
14.16

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
8
7
% OF VOTES
13.81

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
7
8
% OF VOTES
13.28

EY (Ernst & Young) Consulting Practice Europe

Not your ordinary consultancy Rebranded from Ernst and Young in 2013, EY's history stretches back as far as 1903. One of the Big Four accounting firms...

TRENDING

2013 Rank
6
9
% OF VOTES
9.06

Roland Berger Strategy Consultants Europe

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

TRENDING

2013 Rank
9
10
% OF VOTES
6.51

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
11
% OF VOTES
5.72

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

2013 Rank
10
12
% OF VOTES
4.93

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
NR
13
% OF VOTES
4.49

NERA Economic Consulting Europe

NERA Economic Consulting makes its buck off understanding what many people can't: the economy. The New York-based firm provides economic advice,...

TRENDING

2013 Rank
NR
14
% OF VOTES
2.99

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
NR
15
% OF VOTES
2.81

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

2013 Rank
NR