FTI Consulting, Inc., the global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organisations protect and enhance their enterprise value, today announced the appointment of Ian Marshall as Managing Director in its insurance consultancy practice in the UK.
Mr. Marshall has over 30 years of experience directing investigatory, due diligence and litigation cases. In addition to his UK experience, he has worked on projects in Bermuda, the United States, Canada, continental Europe, Latin America. Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Mr. Marshall was the Group Head of Consulting at specialist firm Chiltington International.
The UK insurance practice is led by industry veteran Jerry McArthur and is part of FTI Consulting’s global insurance team which provides end-to-end consultancy services for the insurance industry. In his new role, Mr. Marshall will focus on meeting the rising demand for litigation services from insurance clients, which has increased due to the challenging economic environment, with cases arising as a result of loss reserve adequacy and variances in pricing and reserving, among others. Mr. Marshall will work closely with FTI Consulting’s insurance industry group in the United States, providing his industry expertise to FTI Consulting’s international client base.
“Ian’s international and litigation expertise combine perfectly to meet the rising demand from our clients for expert testimony, investigatory and dispute resolution support. The insurance business is truly international and we are seeing a spike in demand for our transatlantic expertise from the leading global insurance conglomerates,” said Jerry McArthur, Leader of the firm’s London-based insurance industry group and Senior Managing Director at FTI Consulting.
“We are entering a new era of intensified financial and regulatory scrutiny. Thematic reviews, market studies, conduct reviews and generally more intensive supervision are regulatory features that are here to stay and we look forward to supporting our clients to meet their objectives during this time of evolution,” Mr. McArthur continued.
Mr. Marshall commented,“It is great to be joining a team that is able to provide cross-border support and really understand the challenges faced by the insurance industry on a global scale.”
Mr. Marshall holds a B.A. (Hons) in Economics and Accounting from the University of Hull and continues to lecture on insurance auditing and accounting and provides training to accounting students. He is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Chartered Insurance Practitioner (ACII) and the Academy of Experts.
About FTI Consulting
FTI Consulting, Inc. (fticonsulting.com) 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 3,800 employees located in 24 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 $1.58 billion in revenues during fiscal year 2012.