WASHINGTON, April 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE:FCN) today announced that the firm's Construction Solutions practice within the Forensic & Litigation Consulting segment has added Steven Means as a Senior Managing Director, based in Houston.

Mr. Means has more than 25 years of construction industry experience that spans public and private clients, as well as the federal government, with a particular focus on large-scale projects in the utility, oil and gas, petrochemical and mining sectors. In his new role, Mr. Means will lead the practice's advisory-based services to the construction and engineering industry, working with companies on governance, risk management and operational execution. 

"The addition of Steve enhances our ability to provide project and portfolio management services, from initiation to the close of the project," said Paul Ficca, Global Leader of the Construction Solutions practice at FTI Consulting. "Steve brings a wealth of knowledge and experience advising companies on effective governance, controls and risk management to manage large, complex capex programs, which is critical to drive shareholder value in today's competitive environment."

Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Mr. Means held a variety of senior positions at Accenture and PricewaterhouseCoopers, providing leadership on the design and construction of large projects and their integration into an effective asset management program. His experience includes engagements in a variety of industries in a direct advisory role spanning project management, governance, procurement, contract management, merger integration and disputes.

"My vision is to bring leading-edge innovation to the construction industry to enhance capital project delivery," Mr. Means said. "FTI Consulting is a global leader in construction services, and being able to work with clients throughout their projects' lifecycles is a tremendous benefit."

FTI Consulting's Construction Solutions practice is a leading global provider of commercial management, risk-based advisory, dispute resolution services and strategic communications counsel on complex projects. With professionals in 12 countries across the globe, FTI Consulting's construction industry experts understand technical, business, regulatory and legal matters, allowing them to identify key issues quickly and find the best solutions for their clients.

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