Best Consulting Firms in Asia-Pacific to Work For

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2022 Best Consulting Firms in Asia-Pacific for Overall Business Outlook
#1

McKinsey & Company Asia-Pacific

Operating in Asia-Pacific for more than half a century, McKinsey is a well-established and impactful player in some of the world’s largest economies. With thousands upon thousands of projects and successful client engagements in the regions—and counting—there’s no shortage of opportunities for advancement, excitement, and diverse experiences for jobseekers with a strong interest in Asian markets.

SCORE 9.669

2021 Ranking

#1

McKinsey & Company Asia-Pacific
#2

Bain & Company Asia

The consulting industry might be inherently global, but it was Bain & Company that broke ground in the Chinese market in 1993 by becoming the first global strategic consultancy to establish an office in Beijing. Today, the firm is a standard-bearer of the industry in the Asia-Pacific markets, with offices in more than a dozen countries in the region.

SCORE 9.606

2021 Ranking

#2

Bain & Company Asia
#3

Roland Berger Asia

Roland Berger—the first European consultancy to expand internationally—entered the Asia-Pacific regions with the establishment of its Tokyo office in 1991. More than three decades later, the firm operates in Greater China, South Korea, India, and throughout Southeast Asia as a critical partner to some of the biggest players in these markets. Consider Roland Berger for a rare chance to join a well-established institution in one of the world’s fastest growing regions.

SCORE 9.382

2021 Ranking

#5

Roland Berger Asia
#4

Simon-Kucher & Partners Asia-Pacific

Simon-Kucher & Partners—a global leader in pricing, sales & marketing—expanded into the Asia-Pacific region in 2001 with the opening of its Tokyo office. Since then, its presence in the region has grown to include offices in half a dozen cities, including Beijing, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Singapore, and Sydney. Known for investing in its people’s growth, Simon-Kucher & Partners offers many opportunities for jobseekers with an interest in this region.

SCORE 9.194

2021 Ranking

#6

Simon-Kucher & Partners Asia-Pacific
#5

L.E.K. Consulting Asia

L.E.K. Consulting is a global managing consultancy with clients ranging from small startups to major private equity firms. Although the firm’s roots are firmly planted in British soil (it began with the establishment of its London office in 1983), L.E.K. Consulting’s reach spans almost every major market around the globe. That—coupled with deep industry expertise across a breadth of clients and capabilities—creates a wealth of “big firm” opportunities at a relatively midsize firm.

SCORE 9.099

2021 Ranking

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L.E.K. Consulting Asia
#6

OC&C Strategy Consultants Asia

OC&C Strategy Consultants is an international consulting firm that advises management of major multinational corporations and leading national companies, as well as governmental and other public institutions. OC&C also supports world-renown private equity firms in areas including potential investment scoping, vendor and buyer due diligence, and post-acquisition strategy. The firm brings a deep knowledge of sectors and the churn of demand to their work with clients.

SCORE 9.083

2021 Ranking

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OC&C Strategy Consultants Asia
#7

Oliver Wyman Asia-Pacific

Oliver Wyman established its Asia-Pacific presence in 1995 and has become a valued partner to businesses in the region, with strategically located offices in cities like Beijing, Shanghai, Tokyo, Sydney, and others. While its footprint in this part of the world represents its smallest contingent of international offices, Oliver Wyman’s talent-first staffing model—where the best consultants are put on the job, regardless of where they’re located—suggests a wealth of opportunities for those interested in the region.

SCORE 8.911

2021 Ranking

#8

Oliver Wyman Asia-Pacific
#8

Alvarez & Marsal Asia

Alvarez & Marsal is growing in Asia, and while the firm’s presence outside of North America is still strongest in Europe, it’s establishing itself as an industry leader in the region. A firm known for international opportunities, its catchphrase “Cross border, no problem” seems to be directed at jobseekers as much as it is at clients. If your wanderlust is creeping into your job search, Alvarez & Marsal Asia is one to watch.

SCORE 8.690

2021 Ranking

#4

Alvarez & Marsal Asia
#9

AWR Lloyd

AWR Lloyd is a boutique consulting firm that provides strategic advice, M&A support and industry intelligence to some of the world’s biggest and most successful companies in the energy, resources, technology and infrastructure sectors. Core business lines are: strategy consulting, project advisory, M&A, and asset management. Key partnerships and networks include Bahana AM (asset management), PFAN (clean energy tech), AVPN (blended finance), ATA Marie (NCS), and Health in Harmony (NCS). The firm is increasingly diversifying into new sectors across Asia and the Middle East.

SCORE 8.667

2021 Ranking

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AWR Lloyd
#10

Arthur D. Little Asia

The oldest and longest operating consultancy in the world, Arthur D. Little, expanded into the Asia-Pacific markets more than 70 years ago when it began advising India’s first independent cabinet. The firm remains an influential and ever-expanding presence in the region to this day, where it now operates across more than 10 countries, including Japan, China, Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, and Thailand.

SCORE 8.492

2021 Ranking

#3

Arthur D. Little Asia
#11

Strategy&, Part of the PwC Network, Asia-Pacific

Strategy& is the consulting business of professional services firm PricewaterhouseCoopers, aka PwC, one of largest professional services networks in the world and one of the Big Four accounting firms. Combining strategy consulting expertise with the capabilities of the PwC network, Strategy& helps clients solve issues—from devising a corporate strategy to building capabilities by transforming functions and business units—from strategy through execution.

SCORE 8.486

2021 Ranking

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Strategy&, Part of the PwC Network, Asia-Pacific
#12

Avalon Consulting

Known as a place where consultants can forge their own paths, Avalon is a true boutique in a region that tends to be dominated by offshoots of US and European giants. As such, it is perhaps the best-known strategy consulting firm to have originated in the APAC region and offers a unique opportunity for top-tier local talent to build a career that spans industries and countries.

SCORE 8.460

2021 Ranking

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Avalon Consulting
#13

Kearney Asia-Pacific

Kearney is a global management consulting firm that has long specialized in sourcing, procurement, and operations. The firm works with more than three-quarters of the Fortune Global 500, as well as governmental and nonprofit organizations. Their services include analytics, digital transformation and innovation, new market growth, procurement, IT, and sustainability.

SCORE 8.438

2021 Ranking

#7

Kearney Asia-Pacific
#14

YCP Solidiance

YCP Solidiance is an Asia-focused advisory firm whose expertise is concentrated on the automotive, automation, manufacturing, urbanization, transport, energy, heavy industries, technology and healthcare sectors. Their Asian market-entry and growth strategy services provide the required insights and the necessary roadmap to capture a profitable and sustainable market share in the region.

SCORE 8.247

2021 Ranking

#10

YCP Solidiance
#15

dss+ Asia

SCORE 6.909

2021 Ranking

#Not Ranked