Sparta Global names former PWC partner as new chairman


January 31, 2019 – LONDON. Sparta Global, a leading provider of technology and business consulting services has appointed Lynton Barker as its new company chairman. With decades of leadership and consulting experience, Lynton will support Sparta Global to deliver best in-class technology services for its growing client base. 

Lynton was previously a partner at Price Waterhouse Coopers (PwC) where he was Head of the Consulting Services division and member of the PwC main board. In 2003 Lynton joined consulting and business services company, Hedra plc, as Executive Chairman. While he was at the company, Hedra grew from £8m annual revenue to £43m in four years.

“Sparta Global’s success is built on its people and we are thrilled Lynton Barker is lending his acumen to our team,” comments Sparta Global CEO, David Rai. “We are constantly looking at ways to improve our service offering and give our clients access to the tech talent and skills they need at scale, quickly and cost effectively. Lynton’s experience with PwC and Hedra will be invaluable in maintaining our quality offering and helping us become the UK’s leading provider of technology and business consulting services.”

Lynton Barker commented, “It was an easy choice to join Sparta Global. Its passion for helping prepare graduates start a career in technology and its Academy training programme are a great way to support young talented people and our clients in a world of digital transformation.”