Claire Kennedy, co-founder of leading independent consultancy PPL, has been elected to join the Management Consultancies Association (MCA) Board as Vice-President. The appointment was announced at the association’s annual general meeting in March.
Claire is joined on the MCA Board by three other Vice-Presidents and the MCA President, Chris Cooper.
The MCA is the representative body for management consultancy in the UK, with member firms employing over 30,000 consultants. Its mission is to promote the value of management consultancy for the economy and society as a whole.
Claire co-founded PPL in 2007, and in seven years, the organisation has gone from strength to strength, growing considerably and working with clients to transform the outcomes that public services deliver.
Passionate about delivering smarter and more effective public services, Claire has more than ten years of experience in delivering successful outcomes across multiple service areas. She has worked at the heart of the public sector improvement agenda since 2002 and has managed many complex change projects delivering measurable benefits for customers and staff.
Commenting on her election, Claire said: Commenting on her election, Claire said: “PPL has been helping to shape the management consultancy sector for a number of years, through our award-winning work to implement practical and innovative change with our clients and partners, and through our strategic work with the MCA.
"I am delighted to have been elected as Vice-President, and look forward to continuing to make a positive impact within a profession that makes a real difference within the UK economy."
PPL has been a member of the MCA for a number of years and was recently shortlisted in the Innovation and Best Use of Thought Leadership categories at this year’s MCA Awards.
More information about the Management Consultancies Association can be found here – www.mca.org.uk