LONDON, Feb. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: FCN), the global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organisations protect and enhance their enterprise value, today announced the appointment of two highly experienced regulatory consultants to co-lead the firm's Governance, Risk and Regulatory offering in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Jeannette Lichner and Charles Ilako will provide financial services firms with advice and support across their full range of regulatory-related challenges.
Jeannette Lichner has joined FTI Consulting as Senior Managing Director. She has more than 25 years' experience in financial services across a variety of roles in finance, operations, investment banking and human resources in firms such as Deutsche Bank, JPMorgan and Morgan Stanley. Her role in a financial institution was as Bank of America's Head of Compliance and Operational Risk for EMEA & Asia. Latterly, she was a Director at Promontory Financial Group, providing regulatory consulting services to financial services clients across the regulatory spectrum.
Charles Ilako, most recently Lead Partner of the European Regulatory Compliance practice at BDO, also has joined FTI Consulting as a Senior Managing Director. He spent most of his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers, principally in the Global Financial Services Regulatory and Compliance practice and served as the Global Lead Partner for several years. In addition, he has been a Senior Advisor to the UK Financial Services Authority and BNP Paribas and was an Executive Director of the UK Pensions Regulator.
Jeannette and Charles are the most recent additions to the expanding governance, risk and regulatory team at FTI Consulting. The team they will build, together with the existing global capability of forensic accountants, business intelligence, risk management and regulatory professionals at FTI Consulting, creates one of the largest compliance and regulatory advisory teams worldwide.