Hedra has government-preferred status and works almost exclusively for public-sector clients. Through its network of 13 partners, termed the Hedra Consortium, it subcontracts out work that requires special expertise, from which it receives a percentage of the fee. Hedra has a diverse clientele, ranging from the BBC and the Atomic Weapons Establishment to the Treasury. Founded in 1990, the London company is chaired by Lynton Barker, who was formerly head of PwC Consulting. Its sales have grown 65% a year from £4.7m in 1999 to £21.1m in 2002.

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Company details
Year2003
Rank93
CompanyHedra
ActivityPublic sector consultancy
LocationCentral London
Annual sales rise over 3 years65.21%
Latest sales £000s21,143
Staff35
Founded1990
Websitewww.hedra.com

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