Ed White and the late Dara Clarke, two successful and highly accomplished management consultants with complementary skill sets.
After gaining a first in physics at St Catherine’s College Oxford, followed by a doctorate in theoretical physics, Ed moved into consultancy and became a director of Andersen Consulting, with special responsibility for their work in information technology and advising banking and asset finance clients.
Ed has lectured widely on emerging trends in the financial services sector and acts as consultant to a number of institutions, banks and multi nationals on strategic information technology strategies.
Before founding White Clarke Group in 1992, Dara had many years’ experience within captive finance, banking and the asset finance sectors. This included senior positions within organizations such as Barclays Bank, 3I Group and TSB subsidiaries. He acted as an advisor to many international trade associations on business transformation, leveraging leading edge technology, and process re-engineering; assisting new asset finance upstart-ups, corporate restructure, mergers and acquisitions.
Together with his business partner, Dr Ed White, he has been an active investor in many technological start-ups, automotive service companies and specialist financial service companies under the umbrella of the White Clarke Group where he acted as CEO for 22 years.