LONDON, March 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
PA Consulting Group is delighted to announce Gavin Neilson has joined its financial services team in Scotland. Gavin is a leading expert in business change and IT and will spearhead the further development of PA's financial services business in Scotland.
Gavin has over 20 years' experience of business transformation and IT and has led complex change and IT projects. He has worked across multiple sectors with a particular focus in insurance, long-term savings and investments and retail and wholesale banking.
Before joining PA Gavin was Change Director at Standard Life where he was responsible for the transformation of the firm's project capability, in parallel with shaping and delivering the firm's investment portfolio involving a team of 1000 IT and change professionals. Before this he spent three years at Lloyds Banking Group in a number of roles including Banking Operations Integration Director, Business Transformation Director for Scottish Widows and MD Scottish Widows International. Prior to this Gavin spent 15 years in consultancy including ten years at PA, leading high profile change across a diverse set of industries and geographies.
David Troman, Head of PA's Financial Services Practice says: "We believe there is a great opportunity to leverage our capability and experience to benefit Scottish financial services companies and we're delighted that Gavin has decided to re-join PA to lead our continuing development in Scotland."
Gavin says: "PA is an organisation of high integrity and it has some very talented people. I'm looking forward to working with my PA colleagues to help clients shape and deliver innovative solutions and take advantage of the opportunities ahead of them."
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We are a firm of more than 2,000 people, specialising in management and IT consulting, technology and innovation. Independent and employee-owned, we operate globally from offices across Europe and the Nordics, the United States, the Gulf and Asia Pacific.
We work with businesses and governments to anticipate, understand and meet the challenges they face. We have outstanding technology-development capability and a unique breadth of skills, from strategy to performance improvement, from HR to IT. Our expertise covers energy, financial services, life sciences and healthcare, government and public services, defence and security, transport and logistics, telecommunications, consumer goods and automotive.
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