Best consulting firms to work for in the world

In consulting, firms are more dependent on the quality of their talent than anything else. Recruiting the brightest talent and keeping them within the firm is therefore instrumental for the success of any consulting firm, but which firms provide the best workplace? Meet the top consulting firms to work for in the world.

The definition of a top workplace is hugely diverse, and to capture the wide variety of key employment factors that determines how satisfied staff are with their employer, it is important to look at several aspects including the level of challenge offered by projects, the impact firms make in industry, the type of clients consulting firms work with, international opportunities, compensation & benefits and quality of leadership. 

Other important factors that distinguish the best consulting workplaces from the rest are factors such as diversity & inclusion, firm culture, professional development opportunities, promotion policies and performance management, opportunities for career growth, work/life balance, as well as the extent to which a consultancy makes a positive social impact in society. 

The market is home to dozens of surveys and assessments that evaluate how consultancies fare on these workplace factors. Consultancy.org keeps track of these assessments internationally and domestically, and based on our unique database, here are the best consulting employers in the world.

An overview of the top employers in consulting:

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PwC
At PwC, our purpose is to build trust in society and solve important problems. We help organisations and individuals create the value they're looking for. We're a network of firms in 157 countries wi...
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Deloitte
“Deloitte” is the brand under which tens of thousands of dedicated professionals in independent firms throughout the world collaborate to provide audit, consulting, financial advisory, risk managemen...
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EY
At EY, we are committed to building a better working world — with increased trust and confidence in business, sustainable growth, development of talent in all its forms, and greater collaboration. We...
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KPMG
KPMG international operates as a network of member firms offering audit, tax and advisory services. We work closely with our clients, helping them to mitigate risks and grasp opportunities. Member fi...
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Accenture
We are one of the world’s leading organizations providing management consulting, technology and outsourcing services, with more than 293,000 employees; offices and operations in more than 200 cities ...
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McKinsey & Company
McKinsey & Company is a global management consulting firm. We are the trusted advisor to the world's leading businesses, governments, and institutions. We strive for world-shaping client impact We wo...
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Boston Consulting Group
The Boston Consulting Group is a global management consulting firm and the world's leading advisor on business strategy. We partner with clients from the private, public, and not-for-profit sectors i...
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Bain & Company
Bain & Company is one of the world's leading management consulting firms. We work with top executives to help them make better decisions, convert those decisions to actions, and deliver the sustainab...
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IBM Consulting
New world, new way Today’s relentless pace of change is a permanent reality – driving the world to reconsider the way work gets done. To stay ahead means embracing new perspectives, open ecosystems a...
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PA Consulting
We believe in the power of ingenuity to build a positive human future. As strategies, technologies, and innovation collide, we create opportunity from complexity. Our diverse teams of experts combine...
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Protiviti
Protiviti is a global consulting firm that delivers deep expertise, objective insights, a tailored approach, and unparalleled collaboration to help leaders confidently face the future. Protiviti and ...
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Roland Berger
Roland Berger is the only management consultancy of European heritage with a strong international footprint. As an independent firm, solely owned by our Partners, we operate 51 offices in all major m...
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Elixirr
The Challenger Consultancy Elixirr is a global award-winning challenger consultancy. With roots in strategy consulting, their capabilities are constantly evolving as they grow, ranging from business ...
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Kearney
A.T. Kearney is a leading global management consulting firm with offices in more than 40 countries. Since 1926, we have been trusted advisors to the world's foremost organizations. A.T. Kearney is a ...
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Mazars
Mazars specializes in accountancy, tax advice and consultancy. Based on knowledge in these fields, we work for (international) companies, organizations in the public sector, SME entrepreneurs and wea...
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Capco
Capco does not have an active company profile on Consultancy.org....
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CGI
Insights you can act on. Founded in 1976, CGI is among the largest IT and business consulting services firms in the world. We are insights-driven and outcomes-based to help accelerate returns on your...
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FTI Consulting
Over the last 40 years, FTI Consulting has grown to become a market-leading global consulting firm that brings together distinct capabilities and experts to serve as the trusted advisor to clients wh...
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Nous Group
Nous Group is an international management consultancy with over 700 people working across Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, Ireland and Canada. Our broad consulting capability spans strateg...
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Slalom
Slalom is a purpose-led, global business and technology consulting company. Our purpose – to help people and organisations dream bigger, move faster, and build better tomorrows for all – guides every...
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Varrlyn
Varrlyn is a consulting firm which was founded in 2010 and is based in The Netherlands. Our aim is to make our clients successful in their system implementations and/or application support. Our focus...
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BlinkLane Consulting
BlinkLane is a leading consultancy organization, focused on organizational transformation in a digital era. We strive for a significant and meaningful impact on organizations and society. “Blink is a...
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Arthur D. Little
At Arthur D. Little (ADL) we dare to be different. As the world’s first management consulting company, blazing trails is in our DNA. Since our establishment in 1886 by MIT chemist, Arthur Dehon Littl...
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OC&C Strategy Consultants
OC&C Strategy Consultants is a global strategy boutique. We have more than 30 years of experience at unpicking the most complex business challenges with simple, uncommon sense. We are strategy specia...
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Sia Partners
Sia Partners is an international management consulting firm focused on corporate and operational strategy, with expertise in all aspects of the value chain and its supporting functions. Sia Partners ...
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BJSS
Your strategic technology partner BJSS is the leading technology and engineering consultancy for business. Trusted by our clients, we collaborate to deliver complex, innovative technology, engineerin...
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Projective Group
An international end-to-end partner for those who want to excel in an ever-changing environment Just over a decade ago, Projective Group’s founders identified a gap in the financial services consulti...
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Synergy Group
Founded in 1999, Synergy has grown to become one of Canberra’s leading professional services firms. We are government specialists delivering a truly collaborative approach to navigate important chall...
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Valcon
Valcon is the premium operations consulting firm in Europe, and that means that we are the champions of connecting strategy and operations and making it work. We call this The HOW. Valcon’s HOW is ou...
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BearingPoint
BearingPoint is an independent management and technology consultancy with European roots and a global reach. The company operates in three business units: Consulting, Products, and Capital. Consultin...
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Korn Ferry
We are a global consulting firm in over 50 countries with more that 7.500 people. We help organizations get their strategy, structure, and talent aligned. What does that mean? We help companies desig...
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L.E.K. Consulting
We’re L.E.K. Consulting, a global strategy consultancy working with business leaders to seize competitive advantage and amplify growth. Our insights are catalysts that reshape the trajectory of our c...
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Q5
Q5 is a global award-winning management consulting firm that specialises in organisational health. At our heart, 'Q5ers' help business leaders develop organisational strategy then implement it throug...
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Simon-Kucher
Simon-Kucher is a global consultancy with more than 2,000 employees in 30 countries. Our sole focus is on unlocking better growth that drives measurable revenue and profit for our clients. We achieve...
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Airwalk Reply
At Airwalk Reply, we deliver end-to-end transformation, from strategy and ideation through to execution and optimisation We deliver transformational change in complex, regulated organisations. We bri...
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Awtada
Awtada was established in the city of Jeddah in 2020. The word Awtada is an Arabic plural noun for “Watad”, a word used to describe the deep roots thought to extend beneath mountains. Like those myth...
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Ayming
The company profile of Ayming on Consultancy.org is not active....
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Baker Tilly
The Baker Tilly network is a global provider of assurance, tax and consultancy services, ranked among the world’s top 10 networks by revenue, and leaders in client experience. Our more than 41,000 pe...
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Frost & Sullivan
For the past 60 years, Frost & Sullivan has built a unique ecosystem of coaching, community, and content to create a stream of innovative growth opportunities for companies, governments, and investor...
40.
Mason Advisory
Mason Advisory Limited (Mason Advisory) is a consultancy that enables clients to deliver value through digital & technology transformation. Clients of all sizes across the public and private sectors ...
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SparkOptimus
Since its establishment in 2010, SparkOptimus has evolved into Europe's premier digital consultancy, consistently guiding businesses toward success in the digital era. With an extensive track record,...
42.
Alvarez & Marsal
Companies, investors and government entities around the world turn to Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) for leadership, action and results. Privately held since its founding in 1983, A&M is a leading global pro...
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Anderson MacGyver
Anderson MacGyver achieves business value through smarter use of IT and information. No longer 'IT and the business', but together one vision and strategy towards the end customer. This translates in...
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CIL Management Consultants
CIL is an international management consultancy with offices in the US and Europe. We help businesses grow, build value and invest wisely. We are rigorous in our approach, confident in our conclusions...
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Coeus Consulting
The company profile of Coeus Consulting on Consultancy.org is not active....
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Delta Capita
Delta Capita is a leading global financial services provider of managed services, technology solutions and consulting. Delta Capita has a unique combination of experience in Financial Services and te...
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Develop Consulting
Develop Consulting exists for one single-minded reason – to help organisations be the best they can be. We are a team of tried and tested experts in the implementation of improvement processes for ma...
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Devoteam
Devoteam is a leading consulting firm focused on digital strategy, tech platforms, and cybersecurity. By combining creativity, tech, and data insights. We empower our customers to transform their bus...
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Digital Power
Digital Power is a team of specialists with a passion for data. We help organizations, large and small, to work effectively with data. Our people specialize in Data Analytics, Technical Web Analytics...
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Enfuse Group
Enfuse Group is an award-winning digital transformation consultancy. In this fast changing, digitally empowered world, we use our deep understanding of people and technology to help our clients to ge...
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Enigma Consulting
Your ambition, realized together! That is what we stand for. Enigma consulting has grown into a progressive knowledge center in the field of Payments . In recent years, our service package has been s...
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Four Principles
Distilled from the ground-breaking business philosophy that set Toyota on the path to global success, Lean Management is far more than a management consultancy toolkit. Instead, it is a profound chan...
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GGC
We are a management consulting firm established in 2016 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, specializing in advisory services, strategic transformation, excellence management, quality assurance, and innovation....
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Groenewout
Groenewout is a leading logistics consultancy firm that focuses on the development and implementation of logistical and supply chain operations. Groenewout's specialists advise on: (re) design, expan...
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Grosvenor
Grosvenor Performance Group is a consulting firm that specialises in public sector advisory, procurement advisory and property advisory services. We have offices in Brisbane, Sydney, Canberra and Mel...
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Humatica
The company profile of Humatica on Consultancy.org is not active....
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Magnus
Since it was founded in 1990, Magnus has grown into an advisory organization and IT service provider with four specialisms. By choosing color, we emphasize our faith in a partnership as specialists. ...
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Marktlink
Marktlink does not have an active profile on Consultancy.org...
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Maven Insights
We are a regional boutique management consulting firm with offices located in Dubai and Riyadh. Our management team has decades of combined expertise in developing capabilities for growing and retain...
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Monitor Deloitte
In the rapidly changing world, it is necessary to make the right strategic decisions with which you can successfully meet success, now and in the future. Whether it's the pursuit of new growth, deliv...
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Nextcontinent
Our “citizens” are independent key players in their respective markets, sharing a unique entrepreneurial vision. Trust is the key word they share with their clients through this worldwide citizenship...
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Pollen Consulting Group
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Procapita Group
Procapita Group is a regional consulting firm that has been established with the objective to provide exceptional professional services to organizations in the private and public sectors in a wide sp...
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Publicis Sapient
Publicis Sapient is a digital business transformation company. We partner with global organizations to help them create and sustain competitive advantage in a world that is increasingly digital. We o...
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Visagio
The company profile of Visagio on Consultancy.org is not active....
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West Monroe
The company profile of West Monroe on Consultancy.org is not active....
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Zanders
We are an independent firm with a track record of innovation and success across the total spectrum of treasury, risk and finance. Our Business Values are the ingrained principles of the company and o...
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