Fife Council is about to appoint new financial advisers for the second phase of its Public Private Partnership £53m school building programme.
It is understood that some councillors raised objections because E&Y is auditor to Jarvis, one of the private sector bidders.
Unison, the public employee union claimed last year that the Big Four had advised the public sector on 45 PPP projects where there own clients had been involved in the bidding process.
Andrew Howson joins the firm from EY, bringing experience in advising private equity and corporate clients across multiple sectors in the UK and Europe
Dennis Layton takes up the position on April 1 and will contribute to the firm’s goal of becoming the leading global professional services organisation by 2020
Richard Cartwright becomes the new head, taking over from incumbent head of office David Lemon
Brian Burke, business development director, has moved within the firm to 'develop Quantuma’s networks with Sussex professional firms'