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Kevin Hewitt is Co-Chairman, Europe, Middle East and Africa and the European head of FTI Consulting’s Corporate Finance practice and is based in London. Mr. Hewitt has 27 years of post qualification experience providing refinancing and restructuring solutions to a wide range of stakeholders. He has performed advisory services for numerous industries, including financial services, retail, technology, healthcare, manufacturing and energy.
Mr. Hewitt has advised lenders, private equity sponsors, debtors and monoline insurers in a variety of engagements, including a 805 megawatt U.K. gas turbine power station; a 1950 megawatt coal fired power station; a DEK 1.5 billion global manufacturer of wind turbines; a $900 million structured life reinsurance business; a £5 billion quoted retail group; a £2.4 billion quoted global electronics and precious metals group; a CHF 1.6 billion global epoxy resin manufacturer; and a £10 billion conglomerate in food retail, pharmacy, funeral care and banking.
Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Mr. Hewitt spent nine years as a restructuring partner at Ernst & Young. Mr. Hewitt was responsible for a team of restructuring professionals who provided high quality advice to bank creditors, private equity and executive management teams in complex financial restructuring and refinancing assignments. Prior to being admitted to the Ernst & Young partnership, Mr. Hewitt spent 10 years undertaking a variety of restructuring and insolvency assignments, including a two year secondment to HSBC’s work out department in London.
Mr. Hewitt is a founder member and Vice Chairman of the Institute for Turnaround and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.