Marco Amitrano to succeed Kevin Ellis as Senior Partner of PwC UK and Middle East Alliance

  • Press Release
  • 25 Apr 2024
Marco Amitrano

Marco Amitrano has been elected Alliance Senior Partner for PwC UK and Middle East, effective from 1 July 2024 for four years. 

Marco is currently Managing Partner and Head of Clients and Markets at PwC UK. He has been a partner at the firm since 2005, on the Management Board since 2016, with previous leadership roles including Head of Consulting for EMEA and Global Head of Risk Assurance Services.

Technology and transformation have been tenets of Marco's 32 year career at the firm. He has worked with some of PwC’s biggest global clients on complex, strategic change programmes. In his current role, Marco has spearheaded how the firm helps clients get the best out of technology, working closely with PwC leaders worldwide. He has also been a vocal champion of diversity, equity and inclusion, including sponsoring the neurodiversity network.

“It’s a huge privilege to have been elected Senior Partner and have the mandate to lead our people. In an era of profound change, I want to ensure we stay ahead of the curve without losing sight of what makes PwC special for our people and our clients. I’d like to thank Kevin Ellis for his exemplary leadership over the last eight years and his commitment to our people and clients.”

Marco Amitrano, PwC UK Senior Partner-elect

“Marco is a fantastic leader, with deep understanding of our business, our markets and the challenges our clients face. As part of my management board, I have seen the creativity and sound judgment he brings to complex situations, and the importance he places on the firm’s values. The partners have made the right choice in the leader for PwC’s next chapter.”

Kevin Ellis, Senior Partner at PwC UK

About Marco

Marco is currently PwC UK’s Managing Partner and Head of Clients and Markets. He has over 30 years of international experience in Advisory and Assurance services, serving major clients in the UK and around the world across a range of industries, including technology, engineering and consumer products. Marco is a Chartered Accountant with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and has also served on the board of British American Business. Prior to joining PwC, he qualified with a Masters degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering at the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne and is a graduate of Columbia Business School in New York. 

Marco lives in Buckinghamshire with his wife of 24 years and two children. Born in Italy and raised in Luton and Dunstable, Marco enjoys spending time with his extended Italian and British family, and his friends. He is also a keen runner.

Notes to editors

In 2009 PwC UK entered into a strategic alliance with PwC Middle East. Hani Ashkar will remain as Territory Senior Partner for the Middle East.

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