Sia Partners is a next genera- tion consulting firm focused on delivering superior value
and tangible results to its clients
as they navigate the digital rev-
olution. With over 1,200 consul-
tants in 15 countries, the firm will
generate an annual turnover of
$230 million for the current fis-
cal year, says Sandrine Carreau,
Head of Marketing & Corporate
Development. “As the pioneer of
Consulting 4.0, we develop con-
sulting bots and we integrate
the disruption of AI in our solu-
tions,” Carreau says. “Thanks to
our current trading, we are con-
fident to be ranked again next
year.” Through unparalleled in-
dustry expertise, the firm delivers
superior value and tangible re-
sults for clients, Carreau says.
“Our innovative approach has
led us to welcome the disruption
of AI, invest in our Data Science
field, and develop consulting bots.
Sia Partners is run by an inter-
national management team and
organized as a partnership.” Sia
Partners teams work in an inte-
grated way in the Sia Village. Car-
reau says that initiative launched
around three pillars: working
atmosphere, community, and
Corporate Social Responsibili-
ty aims to incorporate the firm's
DNA into its office space and way
of working. The teams use inno-
vative technologies such as Sia
branded Apps, social networks,
web communities and digital
tools. “Sia Partners places em-
ployee commitment at the heart
of its HR strategy,” Carreau says.
“We treat our team with respect
and fairness and help employees
develop their professional skills.
Making social responsibility an
integral part of our mission, we
promote and value a healthy
balance between job responsi-
bilities and family life. The firm
is a member of several networks
of corporate decision makers as
well as trade associations.” Car-
reau sat down with Consulting to
discuss the Paris-based firm’s fi-
Consulting: What were the main
factors that contributed to your
firm’s exceptional growth?
Carreau: I would say the high level
of motivation of the team, and a set
of cutting-edge offerings
Consulting: How is this year shaping
up for your firm?
Carreau: It’s the year of the cognitive transition, and we intend to
explore and seize all opportunities
that this creates.
Consulting: How would you describe
your firm’s outlook for 2019? Where
do you see the opportunities?
Carreau: We see opportunities in
all industries, and we will expand
our footprint in North America and
Consulting: What would you say
are your firm’s biggest challenges
Carreau: I would say recruitment—
so we can keep up with our growth.
Consulting: What does being named
one of Consulting’s Fastest Growing
Firms mean to your firm, your
employees and your clients?
Carreau: For our firm, I would
say it’s combining the size (we
are currently 1,200 consultants),
the ability and the momentum is
crucial to get more critical mass in
each location. And for our clients,
it’s proof of the quality of our services; we could not grow without
the trust of our clients.
*REVENUE GROWTH: 85% HQ:PARIS