MVA Consultancy Joins MCA

MVA Consultancy provides advice on transport to central, regional and local government, agencies, developers, operators and financiers.  MVA’s Business Consulting Division is led by former PwC Consulting and IBM Global Business Services alumnus, Derek Moore.  MVA offers a blend of business strategy, qualitative and quantitative research, demand forecasting, process performance improvement and operational implementation, supported by industry knowledge and commercial awareness, to create solutions for transport clients.
Derek Moore, Divisional Director of MVA Business Consulting said:
“Like others we too benefit from effective presentation of the case for consultancy. Our staff will also benefit from MCA membership through the increased networking opportunities made available to them.”

MCA members represent around 70% of the UK consulting sector by fee income. MCA membership has become synonymous with quality and professionalism in consulting. All members must adhere to the MCA Code of Practice that provides the consultancy buyer with reassurance that MCA firms maintain the highest standards. The MCA also offers a wide range of activities and member services, and provides a platform for government and industry stakeholders and the media to engage in debate with consultants about wider issues facing the UK economy.  

Commenting on MVA’s membership, Alan Leaman, CEO of the MCA, said:
“MVA Consultancy is doing really excellent work in a sector that values high quality work; we are delighted to welcome them as members of the MCA.  As MCA members, MVA will adhere to our rigorous Code of Practice, allowing buyers of consultancy to purchase their services with confidence.  At this time of economic difficulties, it is clear that consultancies are making a substantial contribution to the UK economy and its prospects for recovery.”


For more information, please contact:

David Pippett
DWP Public Relations
Tel: 01225 833745 / Mobile: 07899 798197
Hilary Downes
Press Officer
Management Consultancies Association
Tel: 020 7321 4810

Note to Editors:

About MVA Consultancy
MVA Consultancy provides advice on transport and other policy areas, to central, regional and local government, agencies, developers, operators and financiers. They work with clients to think through complex issues concerning the location and movement of people, goods and services – as well as helping them maximise the potential of their own businesses.

MVA understand the human dimension, and the impact and implications of transport in its broadest sense and offer a blend of business planning, qualitative and quantitative research, modelling, commercial awareness and operational experience – allowing them to create strategic solutions that work with real people in the real world.

About the Management Consultancies Association
The MCA was formed in 1956 to represent the consultancy industry to its clients, the media and government.  Management consultancy is an increasingly important industry for the UK economy with management consultancy revenues for 2007 estimated at around £8bn.  MCA members represent around 70% of the UK consulting sector, employ around 30,000 consultants and work with most of the FTSE100 and all government departments. Eight of the top ten UK-based consulting firms (by consulting fee income) are members.        

The MCA supports its member firms with a range of services including events, publications, interest groups and public relations. The Association also works with its members to attract the top talent into the industry. The MCA provides advice on the selection and use of management consultants and is the main source of data on the UK market.