Michael Knott Joins Booz & Company as a New Partner in London

London, 4 January, 2010 – Global management consulting firm Booz & Company announced today that Michael Knott has joined Booz & Company as a partner in the Telecommunications, Media and Technology (CMT) Team in the London office of Booz & Company.

In his new position, Michael will contribute towards further strengthening Booz & Company’s UK telecommunications team alongside the current UK CMT Head, Michael Peterson. Knott will advise clients on strategy assignments and transformation programs. Michael will be based in Booz & Company’s London office.

“Michael’s unique knowledge and insights into the issues affecting telecommunications will help us better serve the senior agenda of the world’s leading institutions here in the UK and in Europe”, comments Peterson.

Muir Sanderson, Managing Partner in the UK adds, “Michael’s experience complements the strength and deep knowledge of the existing team. We are delighted that he is joining our firm and we look forward to working with him in the years ahead.”

Michael has over 15 years of deep expertise in the communications, media and technology markets. He has led a number of strategic and transformational initiatives – primarily in the fixed and mobile telecommunications space – across Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Michael previously held a number of management positions at another major consultancy including lead of their CMT Strategy practice for Europe. Previously Michael worked as a Manager at British Telecom.

Michael holds an MBA from London Business School and a MA in Economics from the University of Western Ontario.