FTI Consulting Strengthens Construction Solutions Practice in Spain with Addition of María Sánchez-Palomo
Madrid, 22 September 2022 — FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: FCN) today announced the appointment of María Sánchez-Palomo as a Managing Director in the firm’s Construction Solutions practice in Madrid.
Ms. Sánchez-Palomo has more than 17 years of experience in project and contract management within the construction industry. She specialises in large, international infrastructure and construction projects and advises on a range of issues, including contracts, claims and disputes. Ms. Sánchez-Palomo regularly advises on construction-related arbitrations and represents clients at arbitral proceedings. Her arrival enhances the bench of construction expertise in the firm’s practice in Spain.
Prior to her arrival, Ms. Sánchez-Palomo worked for 16 years at INECO, where she held executive management positions such as Chief Operating Officer. Whilst there she managed several high-profile projects, including the high-speed rail connection between the cities of Mecca and Medina in Saudi Arabia.
“María brings expertise that will enhance our construction service capabilities and ability to help clients manage their risks and costs,” said Brandon Chaney, a Senior Managing Director and Head of Construction Solutions in Spain at FTI Consulting. “Her arrival supports the sustained growth of our practice, particularly in contractual and dispute resolution issues. We are delighted to welcome María to the team.”
Ms. Sánchez-Palomo is a member of the College of Roads, Canals and Ports Engineers in Spain and was awarded the Best Young Engineer Award by the Madrid section of the Professional Association of Civil Engineers in 2017.
Commenting on her appointment, Ms. Sánchez-Palomo added, “It is exciting to be part of a firm that combines global outreach with a strong local commitment to the construction industry. FTI Consulting’s Construction Solutions practice is a widely recognised leader in its field, and I look forward to working closely with my new colleagues to support our clients around the world.”
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