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Big four partners in top women under 35 list

The latest Management Today’s top 35 women under 35 list includes Jodi
Birkett, 32, the youngest corporate finance partner at Deloitte, who has advised
on more than 25 high-profile merger and acquisitions in two years valued at more
than £2.5bn.

Another Big Four partner on the list is Olivia Gillan, 31, who joined
PricewaterhouseCoopers in 2001 and in 2005, aged 28, and became the firm’s
youngest director. She is now a partner, leading the strategy group’s specialist
retail team, and has worked on M&A deals, including Kurt Geiger, Radley and
Agent Provocateur.

The third big four partner Stacey Lax, 30, made partner at Ernst & Young
this summer, heads its customs and international trade business in the UK,
having launched a global export control services business.

Also on the list is Juliette Johnson, 30, the senior family business adviser
at Coutts & Co, who joined from BDO Stoy Hayward earlier this year where she
was director of its centre for family business.

Further reading:

Behind the numbers: why keep secrets about diversity?

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