- Senior Director
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- B.A., Political Science & Asian Studies, Furman University
- M.A., Asian Studies, Elliot School of International Affairs, George Washington University
- Forensic Litigation Consulting
- Global Risk & Investigations
Nicholas Consonery is the lead analyst for Asia in the Geopolitical Intelligence team. He is a Senior Director, located in New York in the Global Risk & Investigations Practice, in the Forensic & Litigation Consulting segment.
Mr. Consonery provides political risk analysis of key Asian countries to clients, both at the macro and micro level for retainer clients and as bespoke project work for consulting clients. His analysis of the political, economic and policy environment in Asia and how it will develop over the medium and long term is a key element of our corporate political risk advisory service. Alongside other experienced political risk analysts in FTI Consulting’s New York office and in regional offices across Asia, he is part of a global team that connects political events to commercial outcomes and identifies the specific implications of political events for corporate and investment environments.
Nicholas has 10 years of experience in political and country risk consulting for a wide range of corporate, financial and governmental clients. He spent more than eight years at political risk consultancy Eurasia Group, where he built a market-leading China practice as the firm’s lead China analyst and director of Asia coverage.
Nicholas has a particular expertise in economic and financial policies in mainland China. He also has extensive experience formulating and reviewing corporate government affairs and strategic engagement programs in Asia. For three years he taught a course in political risk analysis at the Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) in Washington, DC.
Nicholas received his B.A. in Political Science and Asian Studies from Furman University and his M.A. in Asian Studies from the Elliot School of International Affairs at the George Washington University. During his academic work he attended three different Chinese universities including Fudan University in Shanghai, where he studied economics and public policy.