LONDON, Sept. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: FCN) today announced the appointment of John Ellison as a Senior Managing Director in the firm’s Economic Consulting segment, further strengthening the firm’s global economic and financial consulting expertise. Mr Ellison will be based in London.
Mr Ellison brings more than 25 years’ experience advising on all aspects of forensic work, including regulatory enquiries, valuing businesses and market abuse. He also sits as an arbitrator in international disputes.
Mr Ellison has experience across a variety of industries, including telecoms, shipping, banking and, in particular, mining, oil and gas. He has given oral testimony in more than 50 cases in 11 jurisdictions across the world and has twice been named by the Who’s Who Legal guide as having the most nominations of accounting experts globally.
Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Mr Ellison was a senior partner at KPMG and from 1997 to 2010 was Chair of its Forensic Accounting department, which he helped found in 1991.
Mark Bezant, a Senior Managing Director and Head of EMEA Economic & Financial Consulting at FTI Consulting, said, “I have known John for many years and have always admired the depth and breadth of his expertise, as well as his clear focus on providing clients with the highest levels of service and advice. He has a proven track record and widespread recognition in the expert witness community, and we are delighted that he has joined the team.”