London, October 6, 2022 – Emma O’Brien, CEO and Founder of Embridge Consulting has been named as one of The LDC Top 50 Most Ambitious Business Leaders for 2022.
The programme, which is supported by The Times and now in its fifth year, celebrates the inspiring leaders behind some of the UK’s most successful and fast-growing medium-sized firms.
A record number of nominations – more than 750 – were received this year, proving that ambition is alive and well despite the challenges faced by increasing economic uncertainty.
The business leaders featured in The Top 50 demonstrate resilience, strategic excellence and export success. They operate across a broad range of sectors and are driving growth in every corner of the UK – from Edinburgh to Brighton, and Bath to Norfolk. Collectively, they employ almost 9,500 people and turn over more than £1.2 billion.
Embridge Consulting is a leading boutique digital transformation consultancy, respected for its expertise in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), business change, and impactful digital transformation. By providing strategic advice to address the people, process, and technology challenges that businesses face, Embridge helps clients achieve faster time to value from their digital change programmes, at lower cost with lower risk.
I am truly honoured to have made it into this prestigious top 50, especially with such a competitive field! When I started Embridge I wanted to create something new and with purpose, providing me with a good work-life balance and to make a meaningful contribution. I’m proud that, as a business, that desire to contribute remains at our core, impacting not only our clients, but also our people and society. I feel very privileged to be recognised and would like to thank my amazing team for making my job as a leader an absolute joy. I couldn’t do it without them! Thanks to my husband for being my absolute rock and to my children for motivating and inspiring me every day to be the best version of myself. Many congratulations to my fellow top 50 leaders – keep up the great work!Emma O’Brien, CEO and Founder of Embridge Consulting
The volume and quality of submissions this year surpassed all of our expectations. We’ve been struck by the way business leaders have overcome challenges and adversity to run fast-growing and successful companies, proving that difficult circumstances can become the biggest driver of ambition. There are so many fascinating stories behind each and every business leader in this year’s Top 50 and I’d like to congratulate all of those featured. We look forward to seeing where they go next!John Garner, Managing Partner, LDC
You can find out more information on this year’s Top 50 Most Ambitious Business Leaders programme here: https://bit.ly/3EiQ6V9
LDC is the private equity arm of Lloyds Banking Group. Since 1981, LDC has invested more than £5.5bn in medium-sized firms across the UK; backing the ambitions of more than 650 ambitious management teams.