Thomas E. Lumsden | Senior Managing Director | FTI Consulting
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Thomas E. Lumsden

  • Senior Managing Director
  • T: +1 415 283 4283
  • F: +1 415 283 4266
    • One Front Street
    • Suite 1600
    • San Francisco, CA, 94111
    • United States
    • T: +1 415 283 4200
    • F: +1 415 293 4494

Thomas Lumsden is a senior managing director in FTI’s Corporate Finance practice and is based in San Francisco. Mr. Lumsden has more than 29 years of corporate finance experience, assisting numerous companies in the utility, service and manufacturing sectors. He is an expert at identifying opportunities to enhance operational efficiencies, reorganizing management for operating effectiveness and restructuring complex capital structures.

Mr. Lumsden has extensive experience in the process and financial assessment of the energy industry and energy-related projects. He has been involved in strategic and restructuring assessment of integrated electric and gas utilities, independent power producers and oil and gas companies.

Mr. Lumsden has assisted numerous companies in the service, manufacturing and utilities sectors in evaluating operations and business viability, identifying opportunities for efficiencies, and directing financial restructurings of complex capital structures. His experience includes workouts, reorganization and mergers and acquisition services representing debtors, creditors and creditors' committees in workouts and bankruptcies in a variety of industries. In addition, he has performed controls services work for several large regional banks, working to evaluate the credit policies, procedures and controls. He has also been involved in the reevaluation of the full range of management controls on board-level policy on underwriting standards, signature authority and electronic file systems.

Prior to joining FTI, Mr. Lumsden worked in the U.S. division of PricewaterhouseCoopers’ (PwC) Business Recovery Services practice. At PwC Mr. Lumsden served as a financial advisor to companies, national banks and creditors on bankruptcies, business plans, turnarounds, reorganizations and workouts of troubled loans. While at PwC, he specialized and worked with the National Utility Practice, targeting both strategic and restructuring services in the energy sector. Prior to PwC, Mr. Lumsden served as chief financial officer for Fragrance Development Corporation.

Mr. Lumsden holds a B.S. in economics from the University of California, Los Angeles. He is a certified public accountant in California, a certified insolvency and restructuring advisor, and has received certification in distressed business valuation. Mr. Lumsden is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the California State Society of Certified Public Accountants, the Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Advisors and the Turnaround Management Association. In 2000, he was admitted as a fellow at the American College of Bankruptcy.

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