PERTH, AUSTRALIA: Paul Downie will rejoin FTI Consulting's strategic communications practice in Australia.
Following his hiatus from the firm, Downie will serve as a senior MD based in the Perth office. He will work to grow business and serve clients in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region.
Downie co-founded the strategic communications practice in Perth and specializes in the financial and mining sectors, particularly corporate transactions and issue-based campaigns.
Downie has worked in financial and investor communications since 1992. He co-founded an independent consultancy in 2002, which was acquired by FTI Consulting in 2008. He was previously a journalist, working for newspapers The West Australian in Perth and The Australian in Canberra.