L.E.K. Consulting

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Industry Management consulting
Founded 1983
Headquarters London, England
Key people

Iain Evans, Global Chairman

Stuart Jackson, Global Managing Partner
Products Management consulting services, including strategy, private equity, mergers & acquisitions, life sciences, and retail
Number of employees
1,000+ employees worldwide
Website www.lek.com

L.E.K. Consulting is a Management Consulting firm, with global headquarters in London and U.S. headquarters in Boston.

The company was founded in 1983 by three partners from Bain & Company: James Lawrence, Iain Evans and Richard Koch. L.E.K. employs over 1,000 consultants across 21 offices worldwide.[1][2]

L.E.K. Consulting operates as a partnership and advises 20 percent of the world's largest companies[citation needed], as well as leading private equity firms and governments. It is the only major global strategy consulting firm to have grown from a UK base[3], and it is the second-largest European strategy consulting firm behind Roland Berger Strategy Consultants. In 2007, L.E.K. received the Queen's Award for Enterprise.

L.E.K. is generalist, with expertise[citation needed] across all major industries including a large presence in Defence, Aviation, Life Sciences, Healthcare, Energy, Entertainment, Transport, Retail, Consumer Products and Financial Services.[4] The company also has a large private equity practice.[5]

L.E.K.'s primary service lines consist of Corporate Strategy, Mergers and Acquisitions, and Operations. As of 2016, it is ranked #8 in Vault's branche-internal survey of Top 50 consulting firms to work for.[6]. L.E.K. is ranked 2nd best worldwide for travel requirements (minimal compared to competing firms) and 4th for exit opportunities according to Vault.[7].


L.E.K. Consulting employs over 1,000 consultants across 21 offices worldwide.[1][2]

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