Press release

Chris Spedding joins PA Consulting as a Partner in its Financial Services practice

29 June 2022


Chris Spedding joins PA Consulting (PA), the consultancy that’s bringing ingenuity to life, as a partner in its Financial Services practice. At PA, Chris will focus on deepening relationships with key clients and supporting them to develop and enhance their corporate and commercial banking operations.

Chris previously spent over two decades at Lloyds Banking Group, working across the commercial banking, retail, risk and international divisions. Chris also brings with him expertise in transaction, business and corporate banking.

PA’s financial services experts combine deep knowledge of banking, insurance, pensions, payments, private equity, and asset management with expertise in strategy, technology, digital and innovation to help clients adapt, transform and succeed. Our experts help global banks and insurance companies to adopt organisational agility at scale and transform their digital experiences. Recent client work includes helping HSBC digitise its organisation from the ground up by developing core products and services to create seamless customer and colleague experiences, helping Ageas to become more data-driven, Aegon to transform through new agile approaches, and ING to become leaders in platform innovation. 

Gavin Neilson, Global Head of Financial Services at PA Consulting said: “I’m delighted to welcome Chris to the Financial Services team. With his extensive knowledge of the banking sector across the UK and North America in particular, Chris is uniquely placed to strengthen client relationships and help them to innovate and enhance their banking capabilities in an ever-evolving industry.”

Chris adds: “I’m delighted to have joined PA – a consultancy that has so much to offer in the financial services arena and has such a broad spectrum of expertise stretching across various sectors. It’s an exciting place to join at an exciting time as the banking sector seeks new ideas and solutions to help navigate through this period of substantial change and opportunity. I’m really looking forward to working closely with such a strong team to help PA’s clients capitalise on the rapidly evolving banking landscape.”

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