FTI Consulting Names Nick Athanasi as Technology Segment Leader in EMEIA
London, 20 September 2022 — FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: FCN) today announced that Senior Managing Director Nick Athanasi will lead the firm’s Technology segment in Europe, the Middle East, India and Africa (“EMEIA”). In this position, Mr. Athanasi will oversee the Technology segment’s EMEIA multidisciplinary expert teams across the region, driving strategy, expansion and delivery of services and solutions that address clients’ most complex data challenges.
Since early 2021, Mr. Athanasi has served as FTI Technology’s leader in the Middle East, Africa and India, from Dubai. He is a global expert in forensic technology, complex litigation and regulatory investigations, with more than 30 years of experience in technology consulting, e-discovery and forensic investigations. Mr. Athanasi leads teams on many of EMEIA’s largest and most complex litigations and regulatory investigations. He has been instrumental in expanding FTI Technology’s solutions and teams across crucial markets, such as e-discovery, investigations, security and data privacy.
“Nick has a legacy as a significant contributor to FTI Technology’s business in EMEIA, during both his past work as a founding member at the inception of our segment in the UK, and since early 2021 as a dedicated and impactful leader in the Middle East, India and Africa,” said Sophie Ross, Global Chief Executive Officer of FTI Technology. “His leadership is vital, as our segment continues to invest in growth and pursue an ambitious vision for the EMEIA region. As an experienced professional in our core practice areas and a true innovator, Nick is uniquely suited to help shape and execute this vision. I look forward to his partnership in leading our segment in EMEIA.”
Mr. Athanasi brings significant expertise in the financial services (including OFAC and LIBOR matters), pharmaceutical, transport, energy and technology sectors. He has held leadership and founding roles at numerous consulting firms, including a previous position as a partner and Middle East leader of the forensic technology practice at a Big Four consulting firm. He is currently named a Who’s Who Legal Global Leader in Consulting, Data & Digital Forensics and Investigations.
Mr. Athanasi added, “FTI Technology has grown immensely across EMEIA over the last two years, and we remain on a strong trajectory. With that growth, we have established a preeminent team of experts across jurisdictions and cross-functional specialties, which have expanded from our core offerings of e-discovery, digital forensics, privacy, governance and compliance to a broader portfolio including emerging data sources, digital assets, legal operations and other critical risk areas. I am inspired by the standard of excellence our people continue to set, particularly in developing innovative solutions for our clients.”
About FTI Consulting
FTI Consulting, Inc. is a global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations manage change, mitigate risk and resolve disputes: financial, legal, operational, political & regulatory, reputational and transactional. With more than 7,000 employees located in 30 countries, FTI Consulting professionals work closely with clients to anticipate, illuminate and overcome complex business challenges and make the most of opportunities. The Company generated $2.78 billion in revenues during fiscal year 2021. For more information, visit www.fticonsulting.com and connect with us on Twitter (@FTIConsulting),