SOX & IA Testimonials


Director of Finance Transformation - BT

“ZR Consultants bring a really deep domain knowledge to the world of controls design, execution and management. They are focused, set high standards and yet pragmatic and focused on execution. I am delighted to endorse them.”


Finance Director - Sysco/Brakes

“ZR Consultants provided strong Programme Directorship and successfully delivered across a complex programme covering several countries, various processes, different systems and cultures."

"The Team consists of strong and confident individuals who are very good at managing all stakeholders including the most challenging individuals and have built up a strong network of relationships across the multiple businesses."

"They are extremely flexible with their approach and are on hand to tackle any last minute challenges or risks to delivery. On several occasions they has flown out to France and Sweden to turn things around efficiently and effectively."

"They are able to challenge others in a constructive manner and relay a strong sense of confidence and demonstrates gravitas in their approach and delivery."

"ZR Consultants successfully delivered the SOX Programme and helped rationalize the control framework by delivering a significant reduction in the number of key SOX controls. They have also provided support on various other projects and initiatives across the business."

"It is a pleasure working with ZR Consultants and we all look forward to continuing to work with them going forward.”


Compliance Director - Sysco/Brakes

"ZR Consultants succesfully project managed a complex and challenging programme in a industry they had not previously worked in. "

"ZR Consultants implemented a number of improvements across; project plans, risks and action logs, governance frameworks, chairing Steerco and reporting."

"ZR Consultants have been responisble for putting out fires in various parts of the business that were struggling to deliver and their consultants have demonstrated a practical, pragmatic and flexible approach"

"ZR Consultants built strong relationships with all areas of the business and is relied upon by both senior and middle management when it comes to risks and controls. As well as this they built a strong relatioonship with the US acquiring firm, Sysco, and our external auditors EY."

"I would highly recommend ZR Consultants for any programme or projects that need that extra push and/or need rescuing."

Vice President of Internal Audit - Sysco and Brakes

"ZR Consultants were excellent at project managing, communicating, facilitating and problem solving."

"I would recommend them to another company if they are looking for people who are results oriented, wants superior drive and innovation."

Senior Manager - PWC

“Our interactions with the ZR Consultants team was exceptional throughout”

“ZR Consultants project managed a wide remit with clarity and diligence”

“ZR Consultants was proactive in updating us with their work, which was always thorough and of high quality”

General Counsel - Severn Trent

“ZR Consultants joined me to lead a large complex project to capture costs of dealing with a major flood event and to manage the insurance claim resulting from it."

"ZR Consultants brought organisation to chaos and achieved an extremely favourable settlement.  They bought in a great team to support us who worked very effectively at all levels across the organisation

Director - RBS

“ZR Consultants turned around a failing Programme, delivering a full suite of projects including a BAU transition in a timely and accurate manner, to cost, to quality and to budget delivering benefits in the region of £60m

"ZR Consultants have great stakeholder management skills and are highly toned and can communicate at all levels"

"I highly recommend ZR Consultants and hope to work with them again in the future”

Head of Operational Risk - Barclays and Barclaycard

"ZR Consultants performance on the project was excellent."

"ZR Consultants took over the project management for some of our key deliverables. There organization was first class and they consistently delivered to timescale and quality. "

"ZR Consultants developed excellent relationships with our key stakeholders, including internal and external audit who were able to reduce the level of their own work as they were confident in placing reliance on ZR’s outputs."

"I would definitely use again and would recommend to others."

Head of Governance & Risk - Barclays and Barclaycard

“ZR Consultants demonstrated a great work ethic operating in a very challenging environment and far wider than their original brief”

"They provided high quality outputs and built strong relationships across multiple business areas including with external auditors"

"I have no hesitations in recommending ZR Consultants and look forward to the opportunity of working with them again in the future”

Project Management Testimonials


Chief Audit and Risk Officer  - Tesco

"ZR Consultants have helped me on a number of different programmes. From rescuing a project that was not progressing well to helping establish an effective PMO. Highly effective, highly efficient and very professional. Their internal controls/Sox expertise is a key strength. Truly market leading."

Director of Internal Audit - Severn Trent

"ZR Consultants worked for a significant period on a very important project for Severn Trent and delivered excellent results."

"They are diligent, determined, analytical, trustworthy and very valauable resources to have at hand."

Finance Manager - Severn Trent

"ZR Consultants Project Managed the insurance claim project at Severn Trent Water"

"They built a very capable team around them and built excellent relations with third parties involved in the project such as the Loss Adjusters and the insurance company"

"ZR Consultants are very results focussed and the way in which they dealt with all parties produced an excellent result for Severn Trent"

"I would have no hesitation in recommending them"

Partner - KPMG

“ZR Consultants have done brilliant work”

“We can’t vouch for your consultants enough”

Claims Consultant - Echelon

"ZR Consultants provided project leadership and mangement with a complex project that had demanding workstreams. They fostered and developed crucial relationships wityh both Iunternal and external stakeholders."

"ZR Consultants did an exceptional job and are easily one of the best management consultancy firm’s that I have worked with to date"

Corporate Development Director - Cunningham Lindsey

"ZR Consultants worked on the reinstatement works of circa 200 Severn Trent Water sites in the aftermath of the June 2007 Gloucester floods"

"Cunningham Lindsey where delighted with the service delivered by ZR Consultants. ZR Consultants were able to extricate information from the very core of Severn Trent Water, reformat it, and present it in a consistent, coherent and intelligible fashion. This service could not be matched by any other service provider in the Loss Adjusting Major Loss Consultancy business. "

"From the prospective of team management, ZR Consultants, welded internal and external teams in to one. A structured pro-active, and team work approach broke down an extremely complex and unprecedented project into manageable chunks with a clear time line and outcome."

Without the help of ZR Consultants, this project would never have been accomplished in the timescale achieved.

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