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2022 Best Consulting Firms in EMEA for Human Resources Consulting
#1

Korn Ferry Europe

Korn Ferry is a global organizational consulting firm. They work with clients to design optimal organization structures, roles, and responsibilities. The firm offers five core solutions (organizational strategy, assessment and succession, talent acquisition, leadership development, and rewards and benefits) that help clients synchronize strategy and talent to drive performance.

35.13% of Votes

2021 Ranking

#1

Korn Ferry Europe
#2

Mercer Limited Europe

Mercer is a business of Marsh & McLennan, a global professional services firm in the areas of risk, strategy, and people. A consistently high-ranking firm for HR consulting, Mercer works on human capital challenges facing some of the world’s best companies. Insiders say that in addition to the collegial and collaborative culture, what Mercer employees value most about working there is their colleagues' "intellectual horsepower, the depth and breadth of their collective knowledge base, and their stellar interpersonal and client-relations skills."

31.20% of Votes

2021 Ranking

#2

Mercer Limited Europe
#3

Boston Consulting Group Europe

BCG operates in 50+ countries worldwide, with half of the locations based in Europe and the Middle East. The firm’s diverse, local, regional and global teams bring deep industry and functional expertise to organizations, helping them to grow, build sustainable competitive advantage, and drive positive societal impact. BCG partnered with almost 1,000 organizations in 2020 on 900+ social impact & sustainability projects and 400+ climate & environment projects.

19.53% of Votes

2021 Ranking

#4

Boston Consulting Group Europe
#4

Kienbaum Consultants International GmbH

Kienbaum Consultants International is an executive search and management consultancy. They advise clients on everything related to recruitment and development of top-level executives, assessment and development of leadership teams, as well as performance management and salaries, benefits, and staff retention. They also advise company leaders on matters of of corporate governance.

17.64% of Votes

2021 Ranking

#3

Kienbaum Consultants International GmbH
#5

McKinsey & Company Europe

Founded in 1926, the consulting monolith that is McKinsey didn’t take long to expand into Europe, experiencing rapid growth in the region as early as the 50’s. McKinsey has since become a dominant player in virtually every major market throughout Europe and the Middle East. Wherever you seek an “in” at the most prominent consultancy, you’ll find the world suddenly becomes a more connected and accessible place than you could’ve imagined.

16.91% of Votes

2021 Ranking

#5

McKinsey & Company Europe
#6

Willis Towers Watson Europe

Willis Towers Watson is a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company that helps clients around the world turn risk into a path for growth. Towers Perrin and Watson Wyatt agreed to what was billed as a "merger of equals," creating one powerhouse that would possess twice the headcount and global presence of either originating firm.

15.89% of Votes

2021 Ranking

#7

Willis Towers Watson Europe
#7

Bain & Company Europe

Bain & Company may operate presence in dozens of countries—with more than 20 offices in Europe, the Middle East & Africa—but that doesn’t keep the “heart” of the Big Three from functioning as one firm. Whichever path you pursue (and there are many), you’re sure to receive the same quintessential Bain experience that Bainies around the world say make this one of the most rewarding and enriching firms to join.

10.79% of Votes

2021 Ranking

#8

Bain & Company Europe
#8

Deloitte (European Consulting Practice)

Deloitte is a global provider of audit, tax, financial services and consulting. The firm is one of the Big Four accounting organizations. Services include corporate strategy, marketing and sales strategy, mergers and acquisitions, and innovation; manufacturing operations including supply chain; sector-specific service operations; infrastructure operations including outsourcing advisory and shared services; and financial management.

8.89% of Votes

2021 Ranking

#6

Deloitte (European Consulting Practice)
#9

PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers) International Ltd.

Casual jobseekers are forgiven for wondering, “Is PricewaterhouseCoopers an accounting firm, a consulting firm, or something else entirely?” The answer is “yes”, and therein lie the possibilities. The second-largest professional services firm in the world, PwC offers a wild amount of opportunities for employees and clients to join a global network of problem solvers dedicated to transforming the industries it serves.

8.60% of Votes

2021 Ranking

#10

PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers) International Ltd.
#10

Aon Europe

Aon is a global provider of risk management services, insurance and reinsurance brokerage, and human resource consulting and outsourcing. With a worldwide distribution network, vast base of intellectual capital, and leading technology Aon draws on the best thinking from around the world, then delivers solutions with local expertise.

8.45% of Votes

2021 Ranking

#11

Aon Europe
#10

Oliver Wyman Europe

Oliver Wyman’s European presence spans almost two dozen countries in Europe and the Middle East. Overall, firm’s international offices account for more than half of its global footprint. A talent-focused firm that prides itself on connectedness and collaborative culture, Oliver Wyman strives to staff consultants on the projects that best suit their talents regardless of their home office. This makes international travel and opportunity the norm—not the exception.

8.45% of Votes

2021 Ranking

#15

Oliver Wyman Europe
#12

Accenture Europe

Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve performance and create sustainable value for stakeholders. The company fosters a “culture of cultures” where its people experience a sense of belonging and can be their best professionally and personally. Creating this inclusive workplace means ensuring people feel comfortable engaging in honest, open dialogue about difficult topics—such as bias and inclusion—without judgment or career limitation.

7.58% of Votes

2021 Ranking

#11

Accenture Europe
#13

EY (Ernst & Young) Consulting Practice Europe

Ernst & Young is one of the global Big Four accounting firms. They are best known for providing audit, tax, business risk, technology and security risk services, and human capital services. Through four service lines—assurance, consultancy, strategy, and transactions—they help transform businesses.

7.14% of Votes

2021 Ranking

#9

EY (Ernst & Young) Consulting Practice Europe
#13

Gartner Europe

Gartner is one of the most trusted and prestigious research and advisory firms in the world. Gartner’s research doesn’t just analyze trends in the industry—it sets those trends—and Gartner employees believe that the world’s most comprehensive collection of technology, data, and tools is what drives their learning and development as professionals. Thriving on the frontlines of innovation, Gartner is a place for the tech savvy and the business oriented.

7.14% of Votes

2021 Ranking

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Gartner Europe
#15

KPMG (Europe Consulting Practice)

KPMG is a multinational professional services network and one of the Big Four accounting firms. Organized as a network of firms that each bring services to clients, KPMG spans strategy and operations, analytics, business integration, business intelligence, business process management, change management, growth enablement, integrated business planning, organizational design, outsourcing, shared services, talent management, technology enablement, and transformation. On the risk management side, they offer advisory services in financial risk management, forensic, internal audit, risk and compliance, and IT.

6.41% of Votes

2021 Ranking

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KPMG (Europe Consulting Practice)