FTI Consulting: Oliver Williams as its head of strategic communication in the Middle East

FTI Consulting appoints Oliver Williams (pictured) as head of the strategic communications segment in the Middle East. In his new role, Williams will lead the segment’s business strategy in the Middle East and support regional leaders on the firm’s expansion across the region to serve international clients operating in the market.

Oliver Williams’ career path

Mr. Williams, a senior managing director at FTI Consulting who joined the firm in 2008, has held leadership positions in the firm’s London and Washington, D.C., offices. He advised organisations on a variety of cross-border communications challenges, including complex integrated advocacy campaigns, regulatory and legislative uncertainty, securing investment and building credibility through third-party stakeholder engagement.

Commenting on his appointment, he stated: “The Middle East is clearly an increasingly critical nexus for business. The sense of opportunity is palpable, and I’m excited to build on the work of our local team, as we take our business to the next level.”

The appointment of Mr. Williams continues FTI Consulting’s ongoing investment in the region, including the firm’s relocation to larger premises in Dubai and the opening of new offices in Abu Dhabi and Doha in 2023 and the establishment of an office in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia in 2022.

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