FTI Consulting Appoints Tim Hames as Senior Advisor
Former BVCA Director General Bolsters Offer to Private Equity and Venture Capital Industry
London, 19 November 2019 — FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: FCN) today announced the appointment of Tim Hames as a full-time Senior Advisor to its Strategic Communications segment in London. Mr Hames will assume his new role on 2 December 2019.
Mr Hames will join FTI Consulting from the British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (“BVCA”), where he has served as Director General since 2013. Mr Hames previously held a variety of other roles at the BVCA, including Head of Policy and Director of Public Affairs. He has also been a Special Adviser to the Speaker of the House of Commons, Assistant Editor and Leader Writer at The Times and a Lecturer in Politics at Oxford University.
In his role at FTI Consulting, Mr Hames will work with colleagues across the firm to provide clients with strategic advice and advocacy on issues impacting their businesses, with a focus on the private equity/venture capital industry and its portfolio companies.
John Waples, UK Head of the Strategic Communications segment at FTI Consulting, said, “Tim’s areas of expertise will be valuable to our clients at a time when the private equity industry is facing increased political and regulatory scrutiny. I look forward to working with him as we continue to develop our offer to private equity and the broader financial services sector.”
Commenting on his appointment, Mr Hames said, “The past decade has seen a transformation in the relationship between financial services and public affairs. The 10 years to come may well be even more disruptive. It is a pleasure to be joining a leading global consultancy firm that bridges these two vital spheres at such an important and intriguing time.”
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