FTI Consulting Enhances Cybersecurity Practice in EMEA with Appointment of National Cyber Security Centre Advisor as a Managing Director
London, 6 September 2022 — FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: FCN) today announced continued investment in its global Cybersecurity practice with the appointment of Simon Onyons as a Managing Director in London, where he will focus on working with clients in the Europe, Middle East and Africa (“EMEA”) region.
Mr. Onyons brings over two decades of information technology and cybersecurity experience, most recently in the area of finance regulation. He currently serves as an advisor to the National Cyber Security Centre (“NCSC”), where he supports the NCSC Industry 100 (i100) initiative to improve cyber resilience in the UK financial sector. In this role, Mr. Onyons was part of the Committee on Payments and Market Infrastructures (“CPMI”) and International Organization of Securities Commissions (“IOSCO”), and G7 Cyber Experts groups, that authored global guidance on cyber resilience. He will remain an NCSC advisor while at FTI Consulting.
“We are thrilled to welcome Simon to our growing Cybersecurity practice, where he will enhance existing cybersecurity readiness and incident response capabilities while bolstering the firm’s presence in EMEA,” said Anthony J. Ferrante, Global Head of Cybersecurity at FTI Consulting. “Simon’s experience with evolving financial regulations and his deep cybersecurity expertise will enable us to better help our clients prepare for and respond to cyber incidents in this complex and constantly changing environment.”
Prior to FTI Consulting, Mr. Onyons was a Senior Vice President and Head of EMEA Governance, Risk and Compliance, Global Information Security at Bank of America. While at Bank of America, he also co-led the Fusion Cell in the Financial Sector Cyber Collaboration Centre and served as Chair of the Cyber Security Working Group of the Association for Financial Markets in Europe.
Mr. Onyons previously worked in cybersecurity at the Financial Conduct Authority (“FCA”), where he was tasked with defining and implementing the strategy, policy and structure of the FCA’s cyber supervisory division. He also has worked in business continuity and recovery for IT service providers and IBM.
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Source: FTI Consulting, Inc.