Paul Attard joins PA Consulting (PA), the consultancy that’s bringing ingenuity to life, as a partner in its Financial Services practice to further expand PA’s People and Transformation capability.
Paul brings over 25 years’ experience from a career in the Army, to working in transformation roles across several markets, primarily in financial services and including oil & gas and pharma.
Prior to joining PA, Paul was an Associate partner at EY, where he led its Transformation, Change and Organisational Design function for financial services clients across Europe, delivering large scale change and transformation programmes to meet the challenges of regulatory change, cost, efficiency, and performance improvement.
Before this, Paul was Group Head of Leadership, Learning and Talent for the investment bank, the corporate bank and wealth management business at Barclays Bank, where he also led a number of global transformation programmes. Prior to this, he worked at BP on leadership transformation as a result of the Gulf of Mexico disaster and as an HR and Change Director at AstraZeneca, where he led the business change of three major divisional functions – sales, supply chain and procurement.
PA’s financial services experts combine deep knowledge of banking, insurance, pensions, 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 and take more agile approaches, and ING to become leaders in platform innovation.
Amy Finn, FS People and Transformation Lead at PA Consulting, said: “I’m excited that Paul is joining our financial services practice as the sector continues to experience tremendous change, which brings many opportunities for growth and transformation. His extensive experience within the sector will prove invaluable and will help our clients to deliver culture change and people transformation within their organisations.”
Paul adds: “I’m delighted to be joining PA at such an exciting time for the financial services sector. I have been so impressed by PA’s skilled and talented people, and its values and commitment to delivering the best for its clients align perfectly with my ideals. I look forward to having the opportunity to work on large scale and worthwhile projects which will contribute and enhance PA’s capabilities.”