Deloitte North West Europe has promoted 136 new partners, with 54 new partners in the UK.
Deloitte North West Europe, which came into effect from 1st June 2017, is a combination of Deloitte’s Belgian, Dutch, Nordics, Swiss, and UK firms, with Ireland joining on June 1st 2018. The promotions take the total number of partners across the newly combined firm to approximately 2,300 and over 35,000 employees in total.
David Sproul, senior partner and chief executive of Deloitte North West Europe, said: “Today we celebrate the promotion of 136 of our colleagues. Being a larger, stronger firm allows us to provide more opportunities for our people and to grow the talent we have across our six geographies. At our first anniversary as one Deloitte North West Europe firm we have been able to make a greater impact by combining all of our capabilities and strengths, and by harnessing our innovative thinking and cultural diversity.”
Deloitte in the UK
Of the 54 partners promoted in the UK, 11 (20%) are women. Overall 19% of Deloitte’s partners are women, an increase from 14% in 2014. This year 9% of new partners are BAME*, compared with 5% of all Deloitte partners. The number of UK partners overall now stands at 1,034.
The firm’s audit & risk advisory business has promoted 17 new partners, with 14 in consulting, 13 in tax, and 10 in financial advisory. A fifth of promotions (13) overall are based outside London.