Bennet Summers

Senior Leadership

Bennet works with both leading players and investors across Global B2B industries, including Engineering and Compliance, Automotive Services, Construction & Infrastructure, Facilities Management, Business Process Outsourcing (both Blue Collar and White Collar), and Professional Services. He also leads OC&C’s growing presence advising participants in the TIC (Testing, Inspection & Certification) space.

Turning strategy into action is important for Bennet, and he works closely with clients on performance improvement, with particular expertise in workforce optimisation (both remote/mobile workforce and fixed sites), salesforce excellence, pricing and proposition design, and re-designing operating models.

Every OC&C recommendation is rooted in the customer, and in particular within B2B Services Bennet is keen to help capture the latent value in oft-forgotten smaller customers (the “B2SME” segment).

He works with both corporates and investors, with whom he has supported across the lifecycle, including buy-side diligence, multi-year transformation programmes, and several successful exits including major IPOs.

Bennet is based in London and works widely across Europe and North America.

Education & Prior Experience

  • Mathematics and Philosophy, Oxford University
"Helping people make hard choices and providing a practical route to enable them to change for the better is at the heart of what we do."

Related publications

czwartek, 14 maja 2020

TICC sector perspectives to navigate a pandemic

Operational and financial solutions to emerge stronger from the crisis

czwartek, 20 grudnia 2018

TIC - Coming out from under the radar?

It was a privilege to be in Paris last week to see the launch of the "TIC Council" - the new international trade association for the Testing, Inspection, and Certification industry, born of the merger of IFIA and CEOC.

piątek, 15 grudnia 2017

Testing Times - TIC 101 Index 2017

In our last review of the TIC sector (which we called TIC-TOCK), we identified several emerging trends, such as the superiority of focus over pure scale and the changing basis of competition, with implications for both organic growth and M&A priorities

poniedziałek, 22 lutego 2016

Tic-tock

Testing, Inspection and Certification (TIC) services has been a highly attractive market on the agenda of major investors across the globe. However, growth rates have declined significantly since 2012, with average growth of 11-16%pa dropping down to just 6% in 2014

środa, 19 sierpnia 2015

Sink or swim

Too many of the world's leading B2B Services firms are at risk of revenue and margin decline - and only a few are acting with sufficient aggression to pursue their next wave of profitable growth

piątek, 8 stycznia 2010

Navigating turbulent waters

Despite the economic storm, European software cuts a dash through choppy waters. The sector has also performed resiliently through the recession, with most companies maintaining growth

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