About Berkeley

We’re about being there for our clients when it really matters. When it absolutely has to be right. Doing the right thing is both our ethos and sweet spot. And it’s why clients turn to us again and again



Whatever your long term career goals, we’re here to support you. Through an open dialogue, we help our people to build the capabilities, experiences and networks they need to boost their careers.


I graduated with a Masters’ in Mechanical Design Engineering from the University of Glasgow. I found a strange love for 3-D modelling, did a short internship with KPMG Hong Kong and was lucky enough t...

Sam Hill, Consultant

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The people

It's the people that make Berkeley different to other consultancies. Bright, friendly, down-to-earth people who are both thinkers and doers. Working by your side, as consultants and colleagues, to get the right results.

Richard Pavesi

Richard PavesiRichard Pavesi


After studying Engineering at Trinity College Cambridge, I joined Andersen Consulting working on a wide variety of projects across Oil and Gas, Utilities, Telecoms and Government.  It was a terrific grounding but after almost seven years, I knew I needed a new type of challenge.

When I first encountered Berkeley in 1994, I was intrigued by this young independent consultancy tackling very demanding projects within an impressive blue chip client list. I liked the idea of a firm ‘punching well above its weight’, with a strong focus on integrity and client service. I took the plunge, joined Berkeley, and have never looked back.  I became a partner in 1998.

During my twenty years at Berkeley I feel privileged to have been involved in some of our client’s largest transformation initiatives.  A career highlight in the late 90’s was managing the LIFFE CONNECT™ Programme which transitioned the LIFFE open outcry market onto a world leading electronic trading platform.  Another highlight has been the opportunity to work with a leading energy super major helping them to shape and then deliver a root and branch transformation of their global energy trading capabilities.

Over the last ten years I have specialised in tackling complex, high stakes, delivery assurance assignments frequently reporting at Board level.  I also enjoy working on turnaround interventions helping large scale programme teams to overcome acute difficulties.

Outside of work I try to keep fit with a mix of tennis, cycling and swimming.  I also continue to chip away at my ambition to play the piano half decently  –  definitely a long term project!

The people

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