Tilney Smith & Williamson bolsters Advisory Consulting practice with Director appointment

01 September 2021

Tilney Smith & Williamson, the leading wealth management and professional services group, has announced the appointment of Pranav Nadkarni as a Director to support the continued growth of its Advisory Consulting practice within its professional services division.

Pranav has over 10 years of experience advising large multi-national corporates and private equity funds across areas of performance improvement, operational turnaround and value creation via organic and inorganic strategies. Most recently at Deloitte, he has been involved in advising clients on large and complex M&A transactions covering due diligence, synergy plans and executing post-deal strategies.

He has previously worked across advisory and transaction teams at EY working with clients across UK and the rest of Europe, US, Africa and India. Pranav brings experience from different industries with a focus on the financial services sector covering insurance, banking, wealth & asset management and FinTech companies. He holds an MSc in Financial Economics from the University of Oxford.

Tilney Smith & Williamson’s Advisory Consulting practice supports businesses in a range of situations, from companies experiencing underperformance to successful businesses looking to further optimise and grow. For organisations that are experiencing under-performance or financial pressure, the team analyses both quantitative and qualitative factors to pinpoint root causes of issues and offer pragmatic, time-sensitive solutions and implementation plans. For those businesses already performing well, but with their sights set on bigger goals, the Advisory Consulting practice can recommend optimisation, strategic delivery and operational efficiency improvements.

Claire Burden, Partner in Tilney Smith & Williamson’s Advisory Consulting practice commented: “I am delighted to welcome Pranav to Tilney Smith & Williamson. We have seen considerable growth in our Advisory Consulting practice over the past 12 months and I’m confident that Pranav’s experience and expertise will enable us to support even more businesses.”

Pranav added: “I am excited to join and help grow the Advisory Consulting practice at Tilney Smith & Williamson to support businesses navigate the current volatile environment and assist in sustainable operational transformation.”  


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About Tilney Smith & Williamson

Tilney Smith & Williamson is the UK’s leading integrated wealth management and professional services group, created by the merger of Tilney and Smith & Williamson on 1 September 2020. With £54.8 billion of assets under management (as at 30 June 2021), it ranks as the third largest UK wealth manager measured by revenues and the eighth largest professional services firm ranked by fee income. The Group currently operates through three principal brands: Tilney, Smith & Williamson and online investment service Bestinvest. It has a network of 28 offices across the UK, as well as the Republic of Ireland and the Channel Islands. Through its operating companies, the Group offers an extensive range of financial and professional services to individuals, family trusts, professional intermediaries, charities and businesses. It is uniquely well-placed to support clients with both their personal financial affairs and their business interests. Tilney Smith & Williamson’s personal wealth management services include financial planning, investment management and advice, online execution-only investing and personal tax advice. For businesses, its wide range of services includes assurance and accounting, business tax advice, employee benefits, forensic advice, fund administration, recovery and restructuring and transaction services.