FTI Consulting Bolsters Public Affairs Practice with the Appointment of Matthew Clark in Washington, D.C.
Washington, D.C., Aug. 19, 2016 — 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 Matthew Clark as a Managing Director in the Public Affairs practice within the firm’s Strategic Communications segment. He will be based in Washington, D.C.
Mr. Clark rejoins FTI Consulting after serving as Director of Communications for Gov. Larry Hogan of Maryland, where he was responsible for all communications from the governor's office. Prior to joining the Hogan administration, Mr. Clark worked for FTI Consulting’s Strategic Communications segment for more than nine years, most recently as a Managing Director in Washington, D.C.
Commenting on the appointment, Jackson Dunn, Head of the Americas Public Affairs practice and a Senior Managing Director, said, “In today’s political landscape, it is increasingly important for business leaders to consider the full spectrum of political and regulatory issues that could affect a company’s operations and reputation. Matt’s deep experience in both the public and private sectors further strengthens our ability to provide clients with the political intelligence and reputation management expertise they need. It is exciting to have Matt back on our team.”
For more than a decade, Mr. Clark has advised clients across a number of industries, including renewable energy, financial services, real estate, telecom and technology. Mr. Clark has led multiple corporate, public affairs, crisis and internal communications campaigns in both the public and private sectors and is experienced in traditional media relations, digital and social media, as well as research-driven communications programs.
Earlier in his career, Mr. Clark served as a freelance journalist and deputy editor at ElectricNews.net (ENN) in Dublin, Ireland, where he was twice nominated for the Irish Internet Association’s Technology Journalist of the Year award and helped ENN win a European Online Journalism award in 2002. He holds a bachelor’s degree in history and political science from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.
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 4,600 employees located in 28 countries, FTI Consulting professionals work closely with clients to anticipate, illuminate and overcome complex business challenges in areas such as investigations, litigation, mergers and acquisitions, regulatory issues, reputation management, strategic communications and restructuring. The Company generated $1.78 billion in revenues during fiscal year 2015. For more information, visit www.fticonsulting.com and connect with us on Twitter (@FTIConsulting), Facebook and LinkedIn.
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