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Jun 28, 2021

The current edition of the Feaco Business Climate Index shows an overall positive market assessment of participants in Q2 2021. Currently, the Feaco barometer stands at an index value of 32.6, showing that the Corona pandemic is as good as over in the view of management consultants.

The best mood currently prevails among Spanish management consultancies. Consultants from Slovenia are...

Apr 14, 2021

A relative slow-down of the growth trend, mainly in Germany and France, has had a significant impact on the European panel trend. Hungary, Romania and Denmark are accelerating their growth trend. In 2020 Covid-19 had a major impact on the economy, disrupting established trends and making any assessment more difficult. According to preliminary data, the Covid-19 impact on MC turnover has been...

Jan 25, 2021

The Vice President of the Federal Association of German Management Consultants, Matthias Loebich, has also taken over the presidency of the European Federation of Management Consultancies Associations (FEACO) at the beginning of 2021. He replaces Eric Falque from France. The European consulting umbrella organisation with headquarters in Brussels represents the interests of the consulting...

May 14, 2018

To shine a light on Management Consulting, UBIT will celebrate the International Consultants Day 2018 in Vienna on June 6th 2018 together with the international association ICMCI. This event also coincides with the ISO 20700 “Guidelines for Management Consultancy Services“ One Year Anniversary.


Oct 17, 2017

The representative industry bodies for management consulting firms in European countries have united to call for open trade and easy movement of consultants between the EU and the UK after Brexit. They all put their names to a joint statement at a special meeting of their European federation that was held in Paris on Monday 16 October.

The consulting industry leaders specifically...

May 2, 2017

He was Past Chairman of FEACO from 1969 to 1974.

The whole Italian and European management consulting community mourns the loss of Alberto Galgano, one of the greatest protagonist of the Italian lean movement.

Past Chairman of the European Federation of Management Consultancies Associations – FEACO from 1969 to 1974, he co-founded and chaired the first Italian representative...

Sep 6, 2016

This year’s edition of the annual Feaco Conference will be held on 6 October 2016 in Brussels. The international forum will be organized under the banner “Challenges ahead: a new framework and future perspectives for European Consulting".

The conference will focus on the management consulting industry in...

Jan 7, 2016

FEACO has launched the 2016 edition of the Constantinus European Award. The annual international prize recognizes outstanding management consulting projects and showcases excellence in the field.

Reflecting the dynamism of the field, the Constantinus Award strengthens the client-consultant-relationship through the celebration of successful joint endeavours in addition to...

Nov 4, 2015

The dynamic branch of management consulting is an important sparring partner for businesses and entrepreneurs - especially, when precise expertise and efficient implementation of measures are in demand. "Naturally, the quality of the consulting sector relies heavily on the innovative strengths of the consultants themselves. This is why FEACO has initiated the Constantinus European Award...

Jul 30, 2015

The annual edition of the FEACO CONFERENCE will be held on 15 - 16 October 2015 in Athens. The international forum will be organized under the banner of 'Towards a New Growth Model for Europe: the Role of Consultants'

The main themes of the conference include:


May 22, 2015

 Ezio Lattanzio, Chairman of FEACO, attended the Astana Economic Forum on 21-22 May 2015. The main topic of the forum was "Infrastructure - a driver of sustainable economic growth".

The Europe...

Jan 7, 2015

FEACO has launched the 2015 edition of the Constantinus European Award. The annual international prize recognizes outstanding management consulting projects and showcases excellence in the field.

Reflecting the dynamism of the field, the Constantinus Award strengthens the client-consultant-relationship through the celebration of successful joint...

Jun 18, 2014
For the second time, the Constantinus Award, was presented at the FEACO Annual Conference held 29th–30th  May 2014 in Madrid, under the banner of ‘Growth through Innovation’, which provided a platform for discussing innovation potentials in management consultancy and was festively highlighted by the second awarding of the European...
May 28, 2014
In March of 2014, the EC (DeVCO) drafted an "Issue Paper  for consultations on the proposed Commission Communication ‘Strengthening the Role of the Private Sector in Achieving Inclusive and Sustainable Growth in Developing Countries’ " comprising 31 questions.
The paper is aimed at identifying how civil society views the EU’s strategic...
Apr 14, 2014

On 14 March 2014, FEACO had the pleasure of meeting with José Baiges-Planas, Deputy Head of the Financial Instruments Unit (C.3) in EuropeAid.

A trained economist, Mr. Baiges-Planas has held various positions on development cooperation since joining the European Commission in 1990, and is today in charge of the management of EU regional blending...

Apr 4, 2014
The annual edition of the FEACO CONFERENCE was held 29 - 30  May 2014 in Madrid.  The international forum was organized under the banner of "Growth through Innovation", with the primary objective of raising...
Mar 27, 2014

EFCA, the European Federation of Engineering Consultancy Associations co-operating with FEACO, is organising a seminar in Brussels on Wednesday 14 May 2014 on the New EU Public Procurement Directive with the participation of a broad range of experts, from EC officials over national authorities...

Nov 21, 2013
Contribution to Aid effectiveness: the role of consultancy industry
The first FEACO workshop at the European Development Day (EDD) EDD13
Brussels, 26 November (14:00–16:00)

Mercedes Sanchez Varela (FEACO EU group chair and KPMG – EU Office partner) moderates the event.

The ...

Nov 15, 2013


FEACO workshop at the European Development Days (EDD) EDD13 – Brussels, 26 November 2013.
The European Federation of Management Consultancies Associations is accredited as a member of the stakeholder community.
Nov 8, 2013


A new Commission on ‘EU Policy and Regulations’ was launched in October by Mercedes Sanchez Varela, Head of the new working group. This group is to voice consultants’ interests to the EU players at a top level and provide them with our expertise and experience. It has also the ambition to follow some key EU regulations affecting EU...

Oct 9, 2013

After a successful launch of the Constantinus European Award in 2012, with more than 160 projects submitted, the purpose for 2013 edition is raising the number of participating countries.

All associations will have the opportunity to put forward 3 national nominations (outstanding management consulting projects that have been chosen by a national jury, for instance, or have won a...

Jun 27, 2013

During the FEACO CONFERENCE in Rome (Italy) on June 20-21 at Confindustria, Pininfarina Hall, the Award Ceremony of the Constantinus European took place.

The gold medal went to FONDAZIONE IRSO, a consulting company from Italy.
The silver medals of the Constantinus European Award 2012 went to IBM...

Mar 25, 2013

The EU adopted last February 2013 a €960bn budget for 2014-2020 defining the amounts per EU spending priorities for the 7 years to come.

For further informations and details about this topic, please visit this page.

Mar 25, 2013

In the course of the 2012 ICMCI Biennial Congress in Orlando the second Costantinus International Award was bestowed.

Six countries participated in this award (Austria, China, Great Britain, Hungary, Norway, and Slovenia). Each country had the opportunity to nominate up to three projects. The outcome was a total of 14 national “best...

Jun 21, 2012

European Constantinus Award awarded for the first time

Alfred Harl, Chairman of UBIT (Austrian Professional Association of Management Consultancy & IT): ‚The Austrian award is the role model for the leading European consulting industry award.’

For the first time, the Constantinus Award, the leading Austrian industry award for management consultancy...

Nov 9, 2011

November 9, 2011, Ezio Lattanzio assumes the presidency of FEACO, the European Federation of Management Consultancy Associations. Established in 1960, FEACO represents 14 Italian associations, including Assoconsult Confindustria, the association that brings together the sector’s most important Italian consultancy companies and is currently headed by Mr. Lattanzio.
The president’s mandate...

Nov 9, 2011

The launch event for the new European Standard for Management Consultancy Services took place on Wednesday 9 November 2011 at 15:00h at the CEN-CENELEC Management Centre (Av. Marnix 17, 7th floor, 1000 Brussels).
The invitation and programme of the event are available here.

More information on the event can be found in the press release.

The presentations of the event are...

Oct 7, 2011

We are happy to inform you that the winners of the first Constantinus International Award were announced on October 6, 2011 at the festive occasion of the 2011 ICMCI Biennial Congress in Taipei. In front of international representatives of the management consulting branch, the prizes were awarded to the following management consultancies:

The Gold Medal went to FLUIDTIME DATA SERVICES...

Feb 15, 2011

A task force led by Laura Arsenis (FEACO) and Brian Ing (ICMCI) has been established to work on the marketing plan for the promotion of the Standard prEN 16114 «Management Consultancy Services».

The purpose of the task force is to consider and propose methods and activities to increase the awareness and the usefulness of the standard, to facilitate the understanding of the benefits of...