Radhika Philip joins PA Consulting's people and talent practice

16 February 2021 Consulting.us 2 min. read
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Radhika Philip, an expert in organizational consulting and change management, has joined PA Consulting as a partner in the people and talent practice. She will be based in New York.

Philip brings more than 25 years of experience advising on the people aspects of transactions (M&A, alliance, divestures) and organizational transformations.

Philip has deep expertise supporting public and private sector clients with multi-year transformations and transactions – helping them align organization, culture, people, and talent management practices across the change journey.

At PA Consulting, Philip will support clients on engagements in transactional change, workforce readiness for transformation and Covid-19, and culture and employee experience.Radhika Philip joins PA Consulting's people and talent practicePhilip previously spent two years at Milliman, an actuarial and HR consulting firm, where she was a managing director in the people and organizational strategies practice. Before that, she was an executive director in the people advisory services practice of EY, and a senior vice president in the transactions and restructuring practice of Aon.

Philip was also previously a senior consultant in transactions and transformations at Towers Perrin (now Willis Towers Watson), a principal in the organizational and change management practice at PwC, and a senior consultant in talent planning at Hay Group (now Korn Ferry).

She holds a PhD in cultural anthropology and an MBA from Columbia University, as well as a bachelor’s degree in history and economics from Smith College.

“We are very excited that Radhika is joining the team,” Peter Skarzynski, head of Americas at PA Consulting, said. “She brings a strong track record of collaborating with diverse stakeholders to deliver change, which combined with her focus on human capital transformations will be incredibly useful for our US clients.”

PA helps companies innovate and transform with advisory services in product design and engineering, AI and automation, digital, and IT transformation, among other areas. The firm also helps clients manage the people side of change with organizational consulting experts like Philip. Some of the firm’s recent engagements in the area include helping telecom firm BT Enterprise define and rebuild a “workforce of tomorrow” and helping engineering firm Atkins identify long-term future of work skills.

"I was drawn to PA Consulting because of the firm’s leadership and vision, and the commitment to ingenuity,” Philip said. “I look forward to working with our clients to find innovative and impactful ways to address their organizational and people challenges, and finding creative ways to chart the future.”

London-based PA Consulting has more than 3,200 professionals in Europe and the US. The firm was acquired last year by global engineering firm Jacobs.