PwC announces new partner and director promotions strengthening its Midlands team

PwC announces further investment in its senior team in the Midlands with the admission of three new partners and 13 newly-promoted directors. The round of partner admissions and promotions sees the professional services firm invest in the next generation of business leaders in the region.

Partner admissions are; Matthew Grant an M&A Tax Partner focussed on advising private equity and international investors on real estate transactions in the UK and Europe; Andy Sinclair an Assurance Partner in the energy and utilities sector across business and technology risk solutions; and Simon White, Deals transaction services Partner focussed on private businesses.

The 13 newly promoted directors across PwC’s Midlands offices in Birmingham, Milton Keynes and the East Midlands are;

Simon Blythin, Harriet Brown,  Ben Connor, Tony Cowpe-Pendleton, Andy Dymond, Gethin Evans, Matthew Greene, Chris Hall, James Hampshire, Vicky Keogh, Mark Kingsbury, James Lewin and Dan Packwood.

Matthew Hammond, Midlands region chairman, said:

“I’m delighted to be welcoming a talented group of new Partners & Directors into our Midlands practice. They bring sector expertise and experience to help our clients with the opportunities and challenges they face.

“We are continually developing the breadth and depth of skills within our practice to meet the changing demands of the Midlands’s economy and business community.  As we navigate our way through the fourth industrial revolution we are investing equally heavily in people and technology delivering leading-edge solutions for our clients.”

In addition to these senior appointments and promotions, 431 PwC employees have been promoted across the Midlands as of 1 July 2019.  There have also been some 710 new recruits in the firm’s last financial year, including 172 new graduates and apprentices, with 31%  black, asian and minority ethnic (BAME) intake and 43% females, creating new routes into professional services and cementing the foundations for the future growth of the business.