London (May 5th 2017) Peter Ward, Partner and Co-lead of L.E.K. Consulting’s Financial Services Practice has been recognized for his contribution to the UK credit industry by Credit Strategy, the industry’s leading news and conference provider. He is one of just 50 people to be named in the Knowledge and Professional Services category of the Credit 500, an index of the sector’s most influential individuals.

Peter has extensive expertise across financial services, with specific expertise in European debt management, insurance, retail banking and specialist lending.  His recent work in the credit industry includes a range of strategic advice and commercial due diligence services to a range of consumer and SME lenders from fintech start-ups to mid-tier specialist lenders to listed banks and international debt management companies. He is also currently involved in supporting the industry panel led by Sir Damon Buffini for the Patient Capital Review, an HMT-led government review which will support innovative firms to access the finance that they need to scale up.

An established commentator on financial services, Peter has published a number of papers examining the challenges faced by the sector.

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