"Phil's expertise will help reinforce our position as a leading advisor and delivery partner in defence, a sector which is facing a critical period of transformation."
nick chaffey, PA global head of defence and security consulting4 February 2013
PA Consulting Group is delighted to announce that Phil O’Grady has joined its defence and security team.
With a successful 25-year track record leading a wide range of change programmes, Phil has an end-to-end understanding of defence – from capability planning to financial programming – as well as operations experience gained while serving in the Army.
Phil joins PA from Deloitte, where he was a director and the operations lead for its defence account. Driving business development, Phil ran change programmes focusing on outsourcing, cost reduction, operating models and commercial structures. Leading the recent MOD Land Change Programme Phase One he delivered a complex programme to transform how the army supports its vehicle fleet. He also completed the Whole Force Concept (Total Support Force) study for Army Headquarters and led Deloitte’s response to the latest Strategic Defence and Security Review.
Nick Chaffey, global head of defence and security consulting at PA, says: “We are delighted to welcome Phil to our team. His expertise will help reinforce our position as a leading advisor and delivery partner in defence, a sector which is facing a critical period of transformation.”
Phil comments: “I am excited to be joining PA and working with its diverse range of clients, both established and new, to help them meet their toughest challenges.”
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