Vicky Pryce to Join FTI Consulting as Senior Managing Director
Appointment Further Strengthens FTI's UK Economic Consulting Segment
LONDON, May 3, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: FCN) the global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations protect and enhance their enterprise value, today announced the appointment of Vicky Pryce as a Senior Managing Director in its expanding Economic Consulting segment in London. Ms. Pryce will lead the segment's work on business economics, working with leading companies on issues from corporate strategy to public policy.
"Vicky typifies the unique blend of deep technical expertise and unmatched experience at the intersection of the private and public sectors that we look for in our economic consulting professionals," said Dominic DiNapoli, FTI's Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. "We are delighted to have her join our firm to further solidify our leadership in the marketplace."
Chris Osborne, Senior Managing Director, FTI Economic Consulting, said: "At this stage in the recovery proper analysis of the economic consequences of corporate or governmental decisions is hugely important. We are very excited to have Vicky join our team at this time. Her experience across the private and public sectors in this area is unparalleled, and she will be of tremendous value to both the practice and our clients."
Ms. Pryce adds: "I am very happy to be joining the team at FTI Consulting. I am looking forward to working with the professionals in the practice and helping to build a leading economic consulting business."
Ms. Pryce is currently the Director General, Economics and Chief Economic Adviser at The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS), which was formed in June 2009 as a result of the merger of the Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills (DIUS) and the Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (BERR). While serving at the BIS and its predecessors, she served in a number of leadership roles, including Deputy Head and most recently as the joint Head of the Government Economic Service since 2007.
Throughout her extensive career, Ms. Pryce has served in the role of partner and Chief or Corporate Economist at several organizations, including London Economics, KPMG, ESSO Europe and Williams & Glyn's Bank (later RBS). She was also instrumental in the creation of the GoodCorporation, a company formed to promote Corporate Social Responsibility.
Ms. Pryce is a visiting Professor at the CASS Business School, a fellow of the Society of Business Economists and a visiting fellow at Nuffield College, Oxford. She is on the Council at the University of Kent and on the Advisory Board for the Centre for International Business and Management (CIBAM) at the Judge Institute at Cambridge University. She has also been a member of the Standing Advisory Group of the Financial Reporting Review Panel (FRRP), and of the International Advisory Board of British American Business Inc (BABI). She serves as a Fellow at the RSA and a Freeman and Liveryman at the City of London and currently first Warden of the Worshipful Company of Management Consultants.
About FTI Consulting
FTI Consulting, Inc. is a global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations protect and enhance enterprise value in an increasingly complex legal, regulatory and economic environment. With more than 3,400 employees located in most major business centers in the world, we work closely with clients every day to anticipate, illuminate, and overcome complex business challenges in areas such as investigations, litigation, mergers and acquisitions, regulatory issues, reputation management and restructuring. More information can be found at www.fticonsulting.com.
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