Jonathan Guppy Joins FTI Consulting's Health Solutions Practice in the UK

LONDON, Jan. 12, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- 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 Jonathan Guppy as a Senior Managing Director in the Company's UK Health Solutions practice. He will be based in London.

Mr. Guppy has 25 years of experience helping organisations develop and implement change programmes, with particular expertise in the health sector. Most recently, Mr. Guppy worked independently as an adviser to Monitor, the UK health sector regulator. In this role, Mr. Guppy provided support to distressed health organisations, while also working with Monitor's senior leadership team to improve capability and capacity in the face of health system failures. Prior to that, Mr. Guppy served as a Partner at KPMG, where he grew and led a 150-person team specialising in delivering operations and efficiency improvements in the public sector. He also sat as a member of KPMG's National Health Leadership Team, through which Mr. Guppy led turnaround engagements in several distressed acute hospitals.

Mr. Guppy spent six years at Ernst & Young where he began his career, first serving as a Management Consultant specialising in large scale change programmes for multinational clients. Following Capgemini's acquisition of Ernst & Young's consulting business, Mr. Guppy served as a Senior Vice President with Capgemini, providing senior counsel to clients on the company's 'Gold Tier' list. At FTI Consulting, Mr. Guppy will be working alongside FTI Consulting's current Health Solutions UK leadership team, Jeff Benton and Lisa Goldstone, to help strengthen FTI Consulting's presence in the UK health sector.

Commenting on Mr. Guppy's appointment, Senior Managing Director Jeff Benton said, "Jonathan's background in developing change programmes within the health sector and his specialist experience solving some of the most complex challenges faced by the National Health Service makes him a great addition to our team. The Health Solutions practice at FTI Consulting has a history of guiding clients through complex provider and commissioner transformation. Jonathan's experience will significantly bolster the service we provide to clients looking to resolve challenges in healthcare management and delivery."

Commenting on his appointment, Mr. Guppy said, "I'm passionate about making a positive difference in the health sector. With FTI Consulting, I relish the opportunity to continue to build a like-minded team of very talented people and to grow the UK Health Solutions practice."

About FTI Consulting

FTI Consulting, Inc. is a global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organisations protect and enhance enterprise value in an increasingly complex legal, regulatory and economic environment. With more than 4,200 employees located in 26 countries, FTI Consulting professionals work closely with clients to anticipate, illuminate and overcome complex business challenges in areas such as investigations, litigation, mergers and acquisitions, regulatory issues, reputation management, strategic communications and restructuring. The Company generated $1.65 billion in revenues during fiscal year 2013. For more information, visit www.fticonsulting.com and connect with us on Twitter (@FTIConsulting), Facebook and LinkedIn.

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