The surprising power of people and computers thinking together: Professor Thomas Malone on ‘Superminds’

The surprising power of people and computers thinking together: Professor Thomas Malone on 'Superminds'

Summary of discussion hosted by Eden McCallum at the Royal Society

“We often over-estimate the potential of AI. It is easy to imagine computers as smart as people, but unfortunately it is much harder to create them. On the other hand, we often under-estimate the potential of hyperconnectivity, perhaps because it is easier to…

Eden McCallum welcomes Jan-Willem Weggemans to its leadership team

Eden McCallum is delighted to announce that Jan-Willem Weggemans is joining the firm as Associate Partner, based in London. Jan-Willem joins from PwC, where he developed the firm’s Retail and Commercial Banking practice in London and Amsterdam. He previously led strategy development for Barclaycard in the US and Europe. Jan-Willem’s earlier consulting career spans BCG…

May 2015

Achieving impact as consultants in the third sector: learnings from Eden McCallum’s NGO Partnership

In January, Eden McCallum hosted a round-table discussion bringing together our NGO partners from Save the Children and Impetus-PEF with a group of our consultants. The discussion focused on the impact of Eden McCallum’s work with our partners in the third sector, and on what we can learn from our successful partnership. Some highlights of…

January 2015

Could the worst be behind us? Dutch business leaders are cautiously optimistic about the economy

There is some good news: the Dutch business community is hopeful for 2015. The majority of 250 business leaders surveyed by Eden McCallum in the Netherlands are optimistic about the domestic economic outlook over the next couple of years. Perhaps this guarded optimism is in some way influenced by interest rate expectations: most (77%) expect…

January 2015

Results of Eden McCallum's Economic Outlook survey 2014

A small but distinct chill has descended on some UK businesses as they look forward to 2015. The strong optimism of December 2013 has faltered a little, leaving several companies slightly less certain about future business prospects. That is one conclusion to draw from the second annual Eden McCallum survey of their corporate clients and…

December 2014

Dissolving of boundaries lets in more competitors

Dissolving of boundaries lets in more competitors

The industry is having to adapt as technological changes redraw the landscape

The Financial Times, Business of Consulting, November 2014

Eden McCallum hosts a conversation with Innocent Drinks co-founder Adam Balon

Eden McCallum hosts a conversation with Innocent Drinks co-founder Adam Balon

How did the idea for Innocent Drinks develop? What went wrong along the way? How did the team work and stay together? And how did it feel to sell out? At a recent event in London, Adam Balon, co-founder of Innocent Drinks shared candid stories with Eden McCallum’s Nick Kirkbride and some of the firm’s…

October 2014

Eden McCallum announces new partner in London

Eden McCallum has elected Stephanie Mills to its partnership. A former Principal with the Boston Consulting Group, Stephanie joined the Eden McCallum in-house team in London as Associate Partner in 2013, bringing a wealth of experience, most notably in healthcare. She also brought a close perspective on Eden McCallum, having worked with the firm for…

October 2014

Disruptive innovation: successful challenger CEOs discuss perspectives at Eden McCallum event

Dominating a market is a great thing – until, suddenly, you don’t. An apparently healthy market position can be undermined fast. Success does not really prepare you for this. That is one of the reasons why incumbents can be vulnerable to disruptive innovators. Incumbents just don’t see them coming. Many firms would like to see…

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September 2014

Eden McCallum confirms partnership with Save the Children

Eden McCallum is delighted to announce that Save the Children has joined our NGO Partnership. This pro bono programme has donated over 70 consulting projects to charities in the UK and abroad over the past 7 years. Through our NGO Partnership, Eden McCallum’s independent consultants volunteer to use their business skills to change lives. Working…

September 2014

Katy Gotch awarded Pro Bono Project of the Year by Impetus– The Private Equity Foundation

Impetus –The Private Equity Foundation have recognised Eden McCallum alumna Katy Gotch with their award for Pro Bono Project of the Year. The award, for impact and commitment in working with Impetus-PEF portfolio charities, was given in recognition of Katy’s strategy work through Eden McCallum for Resurgo Social Ventures, and celebrated at the Transforming Lives…

Impetus-PEF Transforming Lives Dinner, June 2014