London: Business collaboration and outsourcing specialist Amanda Crouch has joined PA Consulting Group.
Until recently, Crouch was CEO and founder of Global Business Partnership Alliance Ltd (GBPA) a research based advisory organisation focused on enabling organisations develop effective vital business engagements. During this time, she developed best practice approaches to relational governance particularly focused on outsourcing. Over 250 organisations worldwide have participated in GBPA's research to date and she has worked with organisations such as GE, Deutsche Bank and Royal Mail to implement relational best practice.
Amanda Crouch has over 20 years experience in leading worldwide research programmes focused on addressing CXO issues for Gartner, Forrester, CSC and the UK Government and in IT management consulting working with a range of financial services organisations such as HSBC, Lloyds and Barclays.
At PA Consulting, she will develop a new service focused on surfacing and implementing relational best practice, providing relational assessments and implementing relational governance processes that enable organisations to secure the full potential of their outsourcing partnerships through effective collaboration.
Jonathan Cooper-Bagnall, head of shared services and outsourcing at PA Consulting Group commented: "I am delighted that Amanda is joining PA. She brings real expertise and insight which will help us to continue to support our clients in maximising the benefits of their outsourced relationships."
Amanda Crouch said, "Establishing and effectively managing business relationships have become even more critical in today's challenging times and I am very pleased to be able to add to PA's leading edge work in sourcing and to be joining such a dedicated and expert team."