FTI Consulting adds five Senior Managing Directors across Asia

08 January 2019 Consultancy.asia 4 min. read

FTI Consulting has started the year with 40 new senior managing directors worldwide, including five promoted across the firm’s Asian offices.

Effective from the first of this month, 40 professionals from global business advisory FTI Consulting have been newly elevated to Senior Managing Director level across the US, Canada, Europe, Middle East and Asia – the latter including James Taylor and Garry Crossley in Singapore, Bill He in Shanghai, and Greg Hallahan and Sandeep Jadav in Hong Kong. Montek Mayal was also admitted in India.

James Taylor

A member of FTI’s Construction Solutions practice and based in Singapore, Taylor has been with the firm for the past five and a half years, joining in mid-2013 after 17 years spent at built asset consultancy and Arcadis subsidiary EC Harris. Since graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Quantity Surveying in 1991, Taylor has amassed nearly 30 years of broad industry experience, including in commercial management and contract administration, expert witness and expert adviser services, and claims preparation and negotiation solutions.

Garry Crossley

Crossing from a managing director role at Navigant in 2017, Crossley is also a Singapore-based member of FTI Consulting’s Construction Solutions practice, which sits within the firm’s Forensic & Litigation Consulting segment, and likewise boasts nearly three decades of experience in the international Building and Construction, Infrastructure, Transportation, Utilities, and resources sectors among others, serving clients on project and programme delivery, strategic issues, contractual risks, contract strategy and due diligence.FTI adds five senior managing directors across Asia amid 40 global promotions

Sandeep Jadav

Based in Hong Kong, Jadav serves as FTI’s Asia head of technology, leading teams in Shanghai, Tokyo, Singapore and throughout the region. With nearly two decades of experience working in forensic technology alongside top global law firms, corporates, financial service institutions and investigatory agencies, Jadav joined FTI in 2018 after eight years helping to build Ernst & Young's’s forensic technology practice out of the UK, among a group of senior defectors who now lead FTI’s technology segment in various parts of the world.

Greg Hallahan

With six years at FTI’s Global Risk and Investigations practice in Hong Kong, and a dozen prior residing in mainland China, Hallahan has developed a roster of regional clients and gained experience in leading a wide variety of cross-sector business intelligence, due diligence and corporate investigations throughout the Asia Pacific, particularly as to the financial services, mining and manufacturing industries. Earlier in his career, Hallahan served for five years with Arthur Andersen in the UK, prior to the firm’s collapse in 2002.

Bill He

Based in Shanghai, Bill He joined FTI last year to lead the firm’s Business Transformation Practice in Asia, with a stated focus on China, bringing 25 years of experience in global operations strategy, business development, product design, and procurement across multiple industries – including three years spent at A.T. Kearney and two years as a senior leader of Accenture’s global supply-chain and logistics practices. He has also held senior leadership positions with Kimberly-Clark, AOL, and H & C Consulting.

“Many congratulations to our new Senior Managing Directors,” said FTI Consulting President and CEO Steven Gunby, who joined the firm in 2014 after 30 years at BCG, serving as its chairman for the Americas. “They collectively reflect the depth of talent that we are fortunate to have at FTI Consulting, as well as our commitment to attracting and retaining the best professionals. I am confident their promotion will further enhance the incredibly bright future in front of our firm.”