Stephen is a consultant/advisor with a background in law, psychology and business. He is currently Chairman of Eaton
Square, a corporate advisory and private equity investment firm specialising in working with professional service
organisations; Vice-Chairman of WDScott, an international management consultancy firm based in London; Director
of Advent Lawyers, Chairman of Vertical Financial Solutions, Special Board Advisor to Capricorn Investment Partners
Ltd and Chairman of TP3.
Stephen’s career includes 14 years as a Partner and Managing Partner of Price
Waterhouse and Coopers and Lybrand (now PWC), and Managing Director and CEO
roles with a number of consulting firms including 2 years running IBM Consulting in
Australia and New Zealand and International CEO of Cardno, after he led the sale of Acil
Australia to Cardno and participated in their IPO.
Stephen‘s specialisation as an advisor and consultant has been working exclusively with
professional service firms. He has managed and led company sales, acquisitions and
mergers with PWC, Aptech, IBM, Cap Gemini, Cardno and WDScott.
Stephen has a keen interest and expertise in the legal services industry having
consulted for over 25 years with international, UK and Australian law firms. He
specialises in the transitions and reshaping of partnerships as they adapt to the
changing face of the international legal services market. He has also worked professionally in the engineering,
management consulting and financial services industries having bought and sold a number of professional services
firms over the last 25 years.
?? Board leadership and governance
?? Mergers and acquisitions
?? Investment banking and capital management
?? Facilitation and executive coaching
?? Leadership development and business