ESG Expert Alanna Fishman Joins FTI Consulting as a Managing Director
Washington, D.C., June 15, 2021 — FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: FCN) today announced that Alanna Fishman has been named a Managing Director within its Strategic Communications segment, where she will advise clients on the evolution of their environmental, social and governance (“ESG”) strategies and how to effectively communicate with their stakeholders. She will report to Rodolfo Araujo, a Senior Managing Director and Head of the Corporate Governance & Activism team.
Ms. Fishman joins FTI Consulting from Cornerstone Government Affairs, where she led the firm’s ESG practice. She brings significant experience advising boards of directors and leadership teams on ESG strategy, engagement and communications. She also led client service integration across Cornerstone’s communications and government relations practices.
“We are thrilled to have Alanna join our ESG Advisory team. Her expertise in developing tailored, holistic ESG solutions for public and private companies will be a tremendous asset to our firm and clients,” Mr. Araujo said. “Alanna’s experience will strengthen our team’s work helping clients build meaningful ESG programs, mitigate organizational risk and take advantage of the market opportunities currently available to sustainability leaders.”
Ms. Fishman started her career as a project manager at IHS Markit, a global data and advisory company, implementing its SAP solution. She then joined Newmont Mining, the world’s largest gold mining company, as a global business analyst, where she supported corporate environmental compliance due diligence, organizational change management and stakeholder engagement projects. Prior to joining Cornerstone, Ms. Fishman was the Director of Policy and Social Responsibility at HBW Resources, an energy-focused consulting firm.
Ms. Fishman holds a master’s degree in global economics and energy from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (“SAIS”). While at SAIS, she customized the university’s first ESG curriculum, and she continues her academic collaboration with SAIS as the program grows. A frequent speaker and author on ESG, Ms. Fishman routinely engages with institutions, students and professionals across a wide range of industries.
“I am thrilled to be joining FTI Consulting’s ESG Advisory team, a leading firm with a full spectrum of service offerings that will enable our clients to build top-tier ESG programs,” Ms. Fishman said. “The business environment has reached a critical inflection point in which companies are expected to incorporate ESG and sustainability considerations into their business strategies. As ESG touches every aspect of an organization, FTI Consulting’s elite practitioners and advisory experts across industries and functional specialties are able to provide clients with excellent end-to-end solutions.”
FTI Consulting’s ESG Advisory service helps organizations and their leaders mitigate risk by identifying significant ESG topics relevant to the company, recommending process improvements and advising on stakeholder engagements related to these issues. Over the long term, FTI Consulting helps companies protect their license to operate and secure continued access to capital through effective ESG management and communications.
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