Malcolm McKenzie
Managing Director
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Heads the European Corporate Transformation Services practice
30 years experience in advising senior management and boards of directors on operational turnaround and improving top- and bottom-line performance
Has led a series of research programmes into Board Leadership, has served on boards and also worked with Chairmen to improve board and company performance
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Malcolm McKenzie, a Managing Director with Alvarez & Marsal, is head of our European Corporate Transformation Services practice and previously set up and built A&M's Performance Improvement practice. He brings 30 years of experience in advising senior management and boards on improving top-and bottom-line performance, and has completed more than 70 cost reduction, transformation, merger and acquisition, and carve-out engagements across corporate and private equity owned businesses.

Malcolm McKenzie speaks at the NED Awards on the "A&M Experience."

Mr. McKenzie has served on several boards and worked with Chairmen and Boards of Directors on evaluating and improving board and company performance. He has also led a series of research programmes into Board leadership.
Since joining A&M 10 years ago, Mr. McKenzie has led and advised on many of the firm’s most significant performance improvement engagements which include: In telecoms - carve-out and 100 day plan for a European operator and disruptive growth for a new entrant. In retail and distribution - assessment of electrical retailer and distribution and turnaround for an electronics distribution business. In technology - board business review and improvement programme for a specialist software business and cost reduction for a technology business. In media - global merger integration for two production businesses and board review for a major media business. In energy and utilities - working capital improvement for an energy business and board and operating model review for a water company. In transport - stabilisation, improvement and business sale for a major bus operator, performance improvement and due diligence on a container business. In healthcare - cost base improvement for a health trust board and strategy review for a major London teaching hospital. In automotive and aerospace - operating model design and performance improvement for a major original equipment manufacturer (OEM) and manufacturing and operations improvement for a series of component manufacturers.

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Prior to joining A&M, Mr. McKenzie was a partner in a number of major consultancies including Ernst & Young and Cap Gemini, and he founded and led a JV consultancy with Robson Rhodes, as well as leading his own business. He has also advised regulatory and other bodies in the public sector.
Mr. McKenzie earned a Certified Diploma from the ACCA, a master's degree from Cambridge University and an MBA from London Business School. Earlier in his career, he also qualified and practiced as a Chartered Engineer. He is a British national.