- Vice President, Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer and Acting Chief Risk Officer
- T: +1 202 312 9182
- F: +1 202 312 9101
- 1101 K Street NW
- Suite B100
- Washington, DC, 20005
- United States
- T: +1 202 312 9100
- F: +1 202 312 9101
- J.D., University of Virginia
- B.A., Wesleyan University
- Vice Chair, Ethics & Compliance Officer Association (“ECOA”)
- Director, Ethics Resource Center (“ERC”) and member of the ERC Fellows Program
Matthew Pachman serves as Vice President, Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer and Acting Chief Risk Officer at FTI Consulting. As Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer, Mr. Pachman is responsible for overseeing the firm’s ethics and compliance programs globally. In his capacity as Acting Chief Risk Officer, Mr. Pachman oversees all aspects of the Company’s risk management and compliance functions.
Prior to joining FTI Consulting in 2012, Mr. Pachman served as the Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer at Altegrity, Inc., a position he held since 2010. Between 2004 and 2010, Mr. Pachman served as the Vice President of Compliance, Ethics and Business Practices at Freddie Mac. Previously, Mr. Pachman served as Chief Ethics Officer at MCI Inc. after being appointed to that position by the General Counsel in August 2002 following the revelation of fraud by former WorldCom executives. Prior to that appointment, Mr. Pachman served in several positions within MCI WorldCom's Law and Public Policy group.
Before joining MCI Inc., Mr. Pachman was a lawyer in the Washington, D.C. office of the law firm O'Melveny & Myers, and served as a law clerk to the Honorable Karen LeCraft Henderson of the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit.
Mr. Pachman earned a Juris Doctorate degree in 1991 from the University of Virginia where he was on the law review, and was a 1986 graduate of Wesleyan University, where he received a B.A. in English.
Mr. Pachman currently serves as the Vice Chair of the Ethics & Compliance Officer Association (“ECOA”), a founding leader of the ethics and compliance field and the sole association exclusively for ethics and compliance officers around the world. Mr. Pachman also serves as a Director of the Ethics Resource Center (“ERC”) and is a participant in the ERC Fellows Program, a forum for chief ethics and compliance officers and general counsels at major U.S. corporations with responsibility for advancing their companies’ ethical culture and leadership.
Mr. Pachman was named a “Top Ethics and Compliance Officer” by the Ethisphere Institute on its on its 2009, 2010 and 2011 Attorneys Who Matter list, which recognizes leading legal professionals who have excelled in and made a significant contribution to the corporate compliance space. He is also a frequent speaker on issues related to building and managing ethics and compliance programs.