FTI Consulting has promoted five of its executives across Asia-Pacific to managing director in the agency’s strategic communications practice.
Natalie Carter (pictured) was made managing director in FTI’s Singapore office. With more than 15 years’ experience in financial services communications, Carter has led campaigns for several leading finance and professional services firms.
She has particular experience in media relations, crisis response, reputation management and employee engagement. Carter has also led press offices for a number of large industry events and conferences.
Amrit Singh Deo was promoted to managing director in the agency’s Mumbai practice. He has expertise in counseling senior management teams on strategic comms issues, from reputation management and financial comms to M&A and investor relations.
Deo has 17 years’ experience in the industry, and he developed FTI’s India Disclosure Index, which tracks the disclosure practices of India’s leading publicly-listed companies.
Sarah Browne (pictured) has been made managing director in the agency’s Melbourne office. With particular experience in regulatory matters and government relations, Browne has worked with several large companies across industries including mining, food, financial services and healthcare.
Finally, James Tranter and Cameron Morse have both been made managing directors in FTI’s Perth office. Tranter (pictured) previously ran investor relations at Alinta Infrastructure Holdings, and has significant experience in corporate finance, M&A and energy.
Morse (pictured, right) has more than 13 years’ experience in media and comms, having previously been a journalist before joining FTI in 2006. He specialises in crisis management, media relations, litigation support and shareholder communications.
Steven Gunby, president and CEO of FTI Consulting, said: "These outstanding professionals help us deliver for our clients in powerful ways, and make major contributions to building FTI Consulting."