Top 20 consulting businesses thriving today

Top 20 consulting businesses thriving today
Anastasios Vasileiadis
by Anastasios Vasileiadis

Just as in every industry, in business consulting there are the best of the best. In fact, in business consulting, there are some truly inspirational firms that really bring immense value to their clients. In this article, we are going to look at the very best. We will look at the top 20 consulting businesses that are really making their mark in the world today. Some of the names will be familiar to you because they are so successful they have practically become part of the business landscape. Others may not be so familiar.

1McKinsey and Company

2The Boston Consulting group

3Bain and Company

4Deloitte Consulting


6Booz and Company

7Price Waterhouse

8Ernst and Young



11Oliver Wyman

12Towers Watson

13A.T Kearney

14The Parthenon Group

15FTI Consulting Inc.

16NERA Economic Consulting

17Cap Gemini

18Hewitt Associates

19ZS Associates

20Arthur D Little

The average member of the public knows some of the names on this list. IBM for example is a major computing firm that just happens to manage business-consulting duties too. It has decades of experience behind it and has carved out a niche as a respectable and also very traditional supplier of services.

Not every member of the public knows about McKinsey and Company, but they are a major force to be reckoned with in consulting, and have developed a reputation as high quality consultants that add real value to nay business, large or small.

Price Waterhouse has always been recognised as a high quality consultancy, and it has thrived on that reputation. Others, like NERA, are effectively making their presence felt in an increasingly competitive marketplace.

This list shows that there are plenty of consultancy firms out there that work hard to build their reputations and thrive. If you’re a consultant, there is also plenty of work too.