RSM UK strengthens business transformation practice with key partner hires

08 February 2024

Leading audit, tax and consulting firm RSM UK has appointed two business transformation partners, Mohi Khan and Ashley Barlow, to grow and strengthen its consulting team. 

Ashley Barlow and Mohi Khan

(Image: Ashley Barlow (left) and Mohi Khan (right), business transformation partners at RSM UK).

Mohi holds more than 25 years’ experience as a strategic business transformation adviser, with previous roles at PwC, EY and PA Consulting. He helps clients build and transform their European and global business operating models, so they are well equipped to respond to challenges such as globalisation, international expansion, M&A and digital disruption. His experience ranges from start-ups to the mid-market and global multinational organisations, across various sectors including life sciences, consumer markets and manufacturing.

Ashley has over 25 years’ experience growing, reshaping and transforming businesses through technology as a chief information officer and chief technology officer, with previous roles at PA Consulting; and over a decade at EY. His core areas of expertise include helping to solve the most complex technology strategy, roadmap and implementation challenges for fast-growth start-ups, the mid-market and global multinationals. His sector experience includes but is not limited to consumer markets, travel, public sector, media, technology and life sciences. 

At RSM, Mohi and Ashley will build upon the business transformation team, helping clients articulate and adapt to the most pressing challenges and opportunities to deliver efficiencies, better insight and future growth. 

Mohi Khan, business transformation partner at RSM UK, said: ‘What really excites me about joining RSM, is the breadth of talent, capability, passion and insight that we can bring to help our clients successfully transform, whatever their business need or challenge. It’s energising to join a team with an ambitious growth agenda, and I look forward to collaborating with my colleagues to support our clients.’

Ashley Barlow, business transformation partner at RSM UK, commented: ‘The market in 2024 will demand organisations of all sizes to reduce costs, improve services and adapt quickly, with an increasing expectation this will include ethical use of digital technologies, automation and artificial intelligence. Purpose-led business transformation is central to meeting this challenge in a sustainable way.’

Kirsty Sandwell, head of consulting at RSM UK, added: ‘It’s fantastic to have Ashley and Mohi join the business transformation team at this crucial time in the market. Businesses are having to overcome various obstacles which they can’t hide from, so having their expertise on board will be vital in helping clients tackle these challenges head on.’