Deloitte recruits five more partners in Sydney and Melbourne

14 February 2022 2 min. read
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Professional services firm Deloitte continues to grow its partnership with the addition of another five new members: Meredith Wheelhouse, Katherine Battle-Schulz, Pranav Agrawal, Manni Taylor and Gabriel Rea.

Between the quintet, the new recruits bring a wealth of international experience, spanning the US, UK, India, Singapore, China, Europe and the Middle East.

A partner with Deloitte Digital in Sydney, Meredith Wheelhouse joins the firm after two years as a client experience division director at Macquarie Group, before which she served as APAC and EMEA head of client engagement for Citi out of Singapore. Earlier in her career Wheelhouse spent over a decade in consulting with PwC between Sydney, Hong Kong and China.

Deloitte recruits five more partners in Sydney and Melbourne

Katherine Battle-Schulz crosses to Deloitte Consulting in Melbourne after the past three and a half years as Head of Customer Engagement and Consumer Product and Retail Sector Lead at Capgemini. Before that, she was a Marketing and Consumer Strategy SVP with SapientRazorfish and strategic planning partner at customer engagement agency Rosetta in New York.

After close to eight years with Cognizant, most recently as a Senior Director for Digital Business and Technology, Pranav Agrawal has joined Deloitte Consulting in Sydney, and will focus on digital within the insurance and banking sectors. Prior to Cognizant, he was senior managing consultant and NSW Practice Lead for Business Analytics at IBM, and has spent six years at Tech Mahindra.

A technology transformation partner, Manni Taylor joins Deloitte in Melbourne from the DuluxGroup, where for the past two and a half years she served as Head of Enterprise PMO. Previously, she spent close to a decade between BP and Coles, including at the latter as head of transformation – technology, and before that another decade at Accenture, rising to manager.

Digital healthcare transformation specialist Gabriel Rea has been recruited to Deloitte’s team in Sydney, his appointment coinciding with the firm’s recent acquisition of digital health consultancy The Checkley Group. Previously Rea was the CTO for IBM’s healthcare & life sciences division out of the UK, and earlier spent more than six years at Dell working across the EMEA.