EY-Parthenon strengthens its Strategy & Transactions team with appointment of Partner Claire Gambles


EY-Parthenon has welcomed a new Partner, Claire Gambles, to further strengthen its Turnaround & Restructuring Strategy practice.

Claire joins EY-Parthenon from Deloitte where she led their Managed Exit business. She has over 20 years’ experience in the industry, and works across a multitude of sectors and geographies, supporting clients nationally and across the globe.

In her new role, Claire will continue to be based in the Midlands and work with clients locally, nationally and globally, supporting them to reshape results by developing new strategies to focus on their core value, and making critical decisions, such as whether to fix or divest non-core or under-performing parts of their businesses. She will work with clients to identify opportunities within their organisation to protect and create value.

Commenting on her appointment, Claire said:

“I am excited to be joining the EY-Parthenon team at what is a critical time for many businesses. Right now, our clients need to manage and respond to multiple headwinds, as well as identify opportunities and develop future proof strategies in a world of unparalleled change. I’m looking forward to working alongside our clients to support them through this time.”

Claire continued

“I have been struck by how inclusive the culture is at EY-Parthenon andI’m also looking forward to engaging in the range of programmes that support diversity and inclusivity within the business. This is something I am truly passionate about and I am excited to contribute to an environment where everyone feels free to be themselves.”

Alan Hudson, EY-Parthenon, UK&I Turnaround & Restructuring Strategy Leader, said:

“I’m delighted to welcome Claire to the team. She brings a wealth of experience in supporting CEOs and business leaders to design and deliver transformation strategies, helping them to protect and create value through times of uncertainty."

Alan continued

“As a practice, we continue to expand our expertise, through recruitment of top level, experienced individuals, supporting our growth objectives across the country. The last 18 months have been a challenging time for many businesses, and with Government financial support coming to an end, we expect to see a growing number of businesses looking more closely at how they can protect and create value. Our teams across the UK are ideally placed to provide expert advice, support and innovative solutions to help these businesses achieve their objectives.”