UK Management Board

Kevin Ellis, Chairman and Senior Partner

Kevin joined the UK firm’s Executive Board in 2008 as Head of Advisory, and was made Managing Partner in 2012. Kevin was elected as Chairman and Senior Partner of the UK and Middle East alliance in 2016. He joined the firm in 1984 on the graduate training programme and qualified as a chartered accountant (ICAEW). Kevin specialised in providing turnaround and crisis management support to businesses in the public and private sectors for over 25 years.

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Kevin Ellis

Chairman and Senior Partner, PwC United Kingdom

Marco Amitrano, Head of Consulting

Marco is PwC’s UK and EMEA Head of Consulting and was previously PwC’s Global and UK Risk Assurance Services Leader. He has 27 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.

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Marco Amitrano

Head of Consulting, PwC United Kingdom

Jon Andrews, Head of Technology and Investment

Jon graduated from the University of Nottingham with a Psychology degree and he joined the firm as a partner in 2007 from Accenture. Prior to joining the Executive Board in 2016 he headed up our People and Organisation Network in the UK and globally. He has worked with clients across several industry sectors including high tech, FMCG, financial services, government and pharmaceuticals and has spent time working and living abroad in Kuala Lumpur and Zurich.

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Jon Andrews

Head of Technology and Investment, PwC United Kingdom

Kevin Burrowes, Managing Partner - Head of Clients and Markets 

Kevin is responsible for Clients and Markets. He is also the Global Relationship Partner for a global bank and UK Lead Relationship Partner for a global technology company. Previous roles include the Global Banking & Capital Markets Leader and Financial Services Leader in the UK. He was an audit partner on JP Morgan and Barclays. He has subsequently focused on advising and delivering local and global transformation projects for Banks and Insurance companies across a broad agenda from strategy, process improvement, controls implementations, Front Office transformations to culture change. His clients have included RBS, UBS, Aviva, Deutsche Bank, HSBC and HM Government. He has previously worked at IBM, Credit Suisse and The Royal Bank of Scotland and has been based in London, New York and Frankfurt. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

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Kevin Burrowes

Managing Partner - Head of Clients and Markets, PwC United Kingdom

Margaret Cole, Chief Risk Officer and General Counsel

Margaret is the UK Firm’s Chief Risk Officer and General Counsel. Prior to joining PwC, Margaret was Managing Director of Enforcement and Financial Crime and a Board member of the FSA. Margaret has over 20 years’ experience in private practice, specialising in commercial litigation with an emphasis on financial services. She has formerly been a partner at Stephenson Harwood and White & Case. She is a Trustee of the Institute for Fiscal Studies and graduated from Cambridge with a degree in law.

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Margaret Cole

Chief Risk Officer and General Counsel, PwC United Kingdom

Laura Hinton, Head of People

Laura graduated from King's College, London with a Business Management degree. She trained in audit prior to moving into HR Consulting where she set up and led a mid-tier practice. She joined PwC in 2005 and made partner in 2006. Before joining the Executive Board, Laura was a member of the Tax Leadership Team as Head of People. She continues to work with global clients to support them with culture change, performance management and talent related challenges.

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Laura Hinton

Chief People Officer, PwC United Kingdom

Hemione Hudson, Head of Audit

Hemione is the UK Head of Audit and is a member of the UK Management Board. She has over 20 years of experience, having joined PwC in 1995 and became a partner in 2007. She specialises in auditing and advising clients in the banking and capital markets sectors. She has worked with a range of Global, European and UK based clients.

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Hemione Hudson

Head of Audit, PwC United Kingdom

Warwick Hunt, Managing Partner and Chief Operating Officer

Warwick graduated from the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg with a Bachelor of Accountancy (with honours), in addition to holding FCA (Australia and New Zealand), ACA (ICAEW) and CA (SA) designations. He chairs the Management Board’s International Committee and Partner Matters Committee in addition to leading the Finance and Operations functions. Before joining the Executive Board in October 2013, he completed a four year term as PwC Middle East Senior Partner. Prior to that he was a partner in PwC New Zealand where he led the firm as Territory Senior Partner and Chief Executive Officer from 2003 to 2009. Warwick, in addition to his management responsibilities, leads the provision of services to a range of clients.

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Warwick Hunt

Managing Partner and Chief Operating Officer, PwC United Kingdom

Sam Samaratunga, Head of Risk Assurance

During his career, Sam has primarily been focused on banking, capital markets and financial services market infrastructure, advising clients on the analysis of risk, control and change within complex information systems. He has worked on engagements with organisations such as: the Bank of England, Credit Suisse, HSBC, London Clearing House, London Stock Exchange, Morgan Stanley, RBS, UBS, SWIFT, Euroclear as well as Financial Services Regulators. Sam is a Chartered Accountant with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. Prior to joining PwC, he qualified from The City University with a degree in Economics and Accountancy (BA Hons).

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Sam Samaratunga

UK Risk Assurance Leader, PwC United Kingdom

Dan Schwarzmann, Head of Market Initiatives and Industries

Dan has been a Partner since 1998 and involved in company restructuring and insolvency work from 1990 with a focus on Financial Services, acting on high profile companies such as Lehman. Prior to becoming responsible for Market Initiatives & Industries in July 2016 he spent two years on the Executive Board and was also responsible for the Business Recovery Services team for six years. He has a Masters degree in Business Administration from City University and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. 

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Dan Schwarzmann

Head of Market Initiatives and Industries, PwC United Kingdom

Paul Terrington, Head of Regions

Paul sits on PwC’s UK Management Board as Head of Regions. He has also been Regional Chairman of PwC in Northern Ireland since 2011 and has led the establishment and growth of our Belfast office as an innovation, technology and service delivery hub for the firm in the UK and globally. It is now our largest office outside London, with over 2,000 people. Paul holds an LLB (Hons) Degree in Law from University of Reading and a Postgraduate Diploma in HR Management from University of Ulster. His client-facing background is in large-scale public sector transformation programmes and organisational governance and change across private businesses. He is a member of the Council of the Institute of Directors in the UK and past Chair of Institute of Directors in Northern Ireland. He is current Chair of Ulster Rugby Management Committee and previous Chair of NI Hospice capital appeal fund. He is now a Northern Ireland Hospice Ambassador.

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Paul Terrington

Head of Regions, PwC United Kingdom

Marissa Thomas, Head of Tax

Marissa is PwC’s UK Tax Leader, and a member of PwC's UK Management Board. She has over 22 years’ experience of advising private equity, sovereign investors and large corporate clients on tax related matters on transactions. Including advice on investment structures, due diligence and various aspects of fund manager set-up and ongoing operation. Prior to moving into her current role, Marissa’s role on the Management Board was leading the UK Deals business. Previous roles held include leader of the UK private equity and sovereign wealth / investment fund business, and Clients and Markets Leader for Tax.

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Marissa Thomas

Head of Tax, PwC United Kingdom

Ken Walsh, Head of Deals

Ken is PwC’s UK Deals Leader. Ken has over 22 years’ experience of working with larger private equity and corporate clients in buying and selling businesses in the UK, Continental Europe and North America. Ken joined the firm in 1990 on the graduate training program, in Jersey and qualified as a chartered accountant (ICAEW). He subsequently completed a three year secondment in Toronto. Ken has been a Partner in the UK Transaction Services business since 2004. Along with a strong client focus, Ken has been the Chief Operating Officer for Deals and People Leader for Transaction Services. As UK Deals Leader, Ken leads and is responsible for, our Transaction Services, Corporate Finance, Forensics and Restructuring businesses. 

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Ken Walsh

Head of Deals, PwC United Kingdom

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UK Secretariat

London, PwC United Kingdom

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