Spain’s top 10 strategy and management consulting firms for graduates

01 March 2022 7 min. read

What are Spain’s top strategy and management consulting firms to work for? Meet the top 10 most popular consultancies, according to a survey filled in by hundreds of Spanish graduates and young professionals.

Every year, thousands of students graduate from Spain’s roughly 60 universities, and according recent data from graduate employer agency Universum, strategy and management consulting consistently ranks among the five most popular sectors to start a career in.

The management consulting sector enjoys its popularity for a number of well-known characteristics, including diversity in the job (consultants typically work on different types of projects for clients in different industries), the steep learning curve, excellent professional development opportunities, and the ability to contribute to business and social impact.

Spain’s top 10 strategy and management consulting firms for graduates

The high-end segment of the industry – strategy consulting – is notorious for its impact and prestige, but also the high demands that come with the job. Strategy consultants work with the most senior clients (chief executives, executives, senior managers) on their boardroom agenda, including on topics such as strategy, growth, mergers & acquisitions and business model innovation.

Further reading: Why strategy and management consulting are so popular among graduates.

The top 10 consulting firms

With dozens of large management consultancy firms operating in Spain’s consulting industry, and hundreds of local players, picking the right consulting employer can be a daunting challenge for graduates.

New data released by Instituto Coordenadas (a Spanish institute that undertakes research at the intersection of governance and applied economics) can provide some guidance. According to the institute’s latest survey of graduates, a group of ten consultancies lead the way when it comes to professional growth and career opportunities:

Bain & Company

Founded in Spain: 1994
Offices in Spain: Madrid

Founded in 1994, Bain & Company works closely with many of the largest Spanish, Portuguese and multinational corporations in Iberia, in addition to financial firms and private equity funds. Our private equity group has an unmatched reputation in due diligences and post-acquisition value-creation implementation plans.

Boston Consulting Group

Founded in Spain: 1988
Offices in Spain: Madrid and Barcelona

The Madrid and Barcelona offices of Boston Consulting Group (BCG) host more than 250 consultants involved in a variety of projects for local and international companies in diverse topics and areas. Our clients are typically large and medium-size companies from a wide range of industries.

Working at BCG in Spain means sharing experiences with some of the brightest minds in business and supporting the most prominent companies in their quest for success. Our staff comes from a variety of academic backgrounds, which enriches our perspective as a company, but we also share certain core qualities: insatiable curiosity, strong analytical and interpersonal skills, and the common goal of making a difference by means of our work, social impact activities, and personal lives.

McKinsey & Company

Founded in Spain: 40+ years ago
Offices in Spain: Madrid and Barcelona

At McKinsey & Company in Spain we hire consultants who come from very different careers: not only from the world of economics and business, but also from engineering, mathematics, medicine, etc. We are looking for people who stand out for their analytical ability to solve problems, who have leadership skills and have a solid track record of academic, professional or extracurricular achievements.

McKinsey is committed to developing the full potential of its graduate consultants, so you'll enjoy a wide range of professional development and training opportunities – your learning will be continuous.


Offices in Spain: Madrid

Kearney is a leading strategic consulting firm, expert in transformation and operations, with offices in more than 40 countries. We are specialists in cost reduction, strategic talent management and the optimization of supply chains in the digital age.

Our teams are our wealth and our strength, which is why we put all our resources at your fingertips to help you grow and broaden your horizons, collaborating, day by day, to build a career that suits you.

Oliver Wyman

Offices in Spain: Madrid and Barcelona

At Oliver Wyman, we promise immediate impact and continuous challenge. As part of our global, entrepreneurial team, you’ll do meaningful work from day one. We’re looking for individuals who challenge the norm, and constantly strive to build something new for the firm and the world around us.


Founded in Spain: 1965
Offices in Spain: Madrid, Barcelona, Sevilla, Malaga, Alicante, Bilbao, Zaragoza (and more)

Accenture is an incredible place to work, learn, and develop yourself. It’s not only about big initiatives, there are plenty of daily aspects that make working at Accenture rewarding and enjoyable too.

We believe in openness and honesty, fairness and equality, common sense and realism. We encourage employees to be their genuine, best selves, and we are really proud of the vibrant and diverse workplace culture we have.


Founded in Spain: 2015
Offices in Spain: Madrid and Barcelona

We are a dynamic and forward-thinking consultancy firm that operates across a wide range of industries. With our multidisciplinary teams, we create bold strategies and innovative solutions tailored to our clients' needs as we enable them to capitalise on opportunities. Together we strive to bring long-lasting impact and celebrate collective victories.

At Metyis, our work environment unifies creative problem-solving and strategic thinking. We provide resources to visionaries who understand the direction that the world is moving. Tomorrow's world is data-driven, digital and international.

Monitor Deloitte

Founded in Spain: 2012
Offices in Spain: Madrid and Barcelona

Monitor Deloitte serves as a trusted advisor to our clients, partnering with them to make clear data-driven choices that drive growth and enterprise value amidst significant societal and technological disruption.

Our strategic advisors help catalyse the C-suite agenda to increase growth and de-risk strategic choices while orchestrating complex business transformations and unlocking business agility and sustainable value. The culture of Monitor Deloitte places teamwork at its core.

Roland Berger

Offices in Spain: Madrid and Barcelona

Roland Berger is one of the world's leading strategy consulting firms. Our corporate values make us stand out.

At Roland Berger, we're looking for brilliant strategists and innovators. People who think big and see connections where others don’t. Working with us means you will have your finger on the pulse of international business and innovation. We are looking for game changers who bring their personal strengths and share our entrepreneurial spirit.


Founded in Spain: 2014
Offices in Spain: Madrid and Barcelona

Strategy& is the strategy consulting business of PwC, formerly known as Booz & Company.

At Strategy&, graduates work on varied and challenging projects. We’ll make sure you maximise your potential by making use of world-class knowledge and development programs and our unique learning model. Both will help you learn as you work and develop your strengths. You will also broaden your horizons & as part of a truly global and diverse team that can take you around the world.