Maureen Kerr is a Managing Director at FTI Consulting and is based in London. Ms. Kerr is part of the Telecom, Media, Technology (TMT) practice. She specializes in advising companies in the communications, media, entertainment, digital and marketing services industries. Her work covers new business entry strategy and implementation, mergers and acquisition (M&A) advisory, post-integration planning, business plan development and due diligence.
Ms Kerr has worked with media and entertainment businesses including broadcast operators, television production companies and technology providers to these sectors, MCNs, publishers and marketing services companies.
Prior to joining FTI, Ms. Kerr led business strategy and M&A for US-based CORE Media Group working with the private equity group Apollo Global.
From 2011, Ms Kerr headed up the M&A team at Fremantle Media, an international TV production and distribution group and lead a number of transactions in USA and Europe in the areas of production, branded content and digital services.
She co-founded MLJ Partners LLP in 2006, a business strategy and corporate finance advisory firm.
Prior to forming MLJ, beginning in 1998, she joined United Business Media, a FTSE 100 media company, where she served in several capacities culminating in her becoming M&A Director, reporting to CEO. In that role, Ms. Kerr advised on all aspect of investment strategy and divestiture. She also led the integration planning efforts across all transactions.
She began her career at KPMG Management Consultants, where she served as a consultant in the strategy, economics and marketing group for three years.