LOC Consulting strengthens management board with key appointments
LONDON — LOC Consulting, the proven specialist in successful project healthchecks, recovery and delivery, has announced two key appointments to its management board. Alan Howarth joins as Non Executive Director, responsible for supporting strategy and business development, and Karen Latham as Associate Director, focussed on business development within the financial services sector.
For the past ten years, Alan Howarth has been managing a portfolio of Non Executive appointments, including being Chairman of fully-listed companies, AIM-listed and private organisations in the UK, US and Far East. He also has nearly two decades of experience at Ernst & Young, during which time he became a founding partner of the E&Y; Management Consulting practice in the UK. Alan will be responsible for supporting LOC Consulting’s business development pipeline, which includes supporting its free online healthcheck tool that provides users with a high-level status assessment of IT-led business change programmes.
Karen Latham joins LOC Consulting with more than 20 years’ experience in developing and managing high-performance delivery teams, particularly in the investment banking and oil industries. Having previously worked for Lehman Brothers, Deutsche Bank and Svenska Handelsbanken, Karen’s responsibilities at LOC are concentrated on business development within the financial services sector.
“I am delighted to welcome Alan and Karen to the LOC team,” said Peter Osborne, Managing Director, LOC Consulting. “Both bring with them rich experience that will benefit our growing business and with such well-developed skills and industry experience they will play a key role in ensuring LOC Consulting maintains its place at the heart of the project management and consulting industries.”