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PwC announces new partner and director promotions outside normal promotion round strengthening its Midlands team

18 Jan 2022

PwC announces further investment in its senior team in the Midlands with the admission of three new partners and six newly-promoted directors. These promotions are in addition to our usual partner promotion round in July, and reflect the strong growth of the firm driven by demand for services including transformation, deals, and ESG.

Investing in and developing our people is a key element of our strategy. Across the Midlands business there have been a further 93 promotions to senior manager, manager and senior associate posts, making the total number of promotions 102.

Matthew Hammond, PwC’s Midlands region leader said:

“I'm delighted we can make these appointments and congratulate each of our talented new partners and directors. The role of leaders has never been more important as organisations grapple with the transformation brought about by the pandemic and other major challenges such as climate change and regional inequality.

“We are committed to investing in the future of our business and our new promotees bring sector expertise, local and international experiences. The promotions also represent the diverse skills we need to continue to grow sustainably while supporting our clients and people as they respond to these unique challenges and opportunities."

Partner admissions in the Midlands are; Rachael Hampton, in the consulting practice, Jeff Nye in deals and Matt Timmons in the tax practice.

Rachael Hampton leads the UK private enterprise strategy and cloud transformation market, advising clients across industries on technology transformation. She works extensively across the private sector in the UK & Globally leading cloud enabled transformation programmes to deliver significant business benefits.

Jeff Nye is part of PwC’s Sale and Purchase Agreement (SPA) team within transaction services and focuses on helping private equity and corporate clients across a range of sectors and deal sizes to maximise and protect value through their M&A transaction pricing mechanisms.

Matt Timmons is a partner within the firm's national Entity Governance and Compliance (EGC) business. With teams located in Birmingham, Manchester, Belfast, Reading and London, Matt will continue to grow PwC’s EGC business in response to significant and transformational changes in UK Corporate Governance. Matt is also PwC’s ESG leader within the legal practice.

PwC has also named six new directors in the Midlands, these include;

Alison White, Jani Singh, Lisa Orton - tax
Kristin Roman & Vladimir Ivanchenko - audit
Rachael Ellis - deals

Notes to editors

  • Nationally, of the 22 newly promoted partners, 41% are women and 14% are from a minority ethnic background. The minority ethnic percentage is a small improvement on our July 21 intake and our proportion of new female partners remains the same. The firm remains committed to creating a more diverse partnership through our five point action plan on inclusion.
  • 27% of our new partners are based outside of London, as the firm continues to invest in its regional business and reflect its clients and communities across the whole of the UK.
  • All PwC partners are equity partners.
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