Global business advisory firm FTI Consulting has appointed David Waller as a senior managing director in the financial services practice within its strategic communications segment.
Waller, who brings both in-house and agency experience in the financial services sector, will be based in London.
Prior to joining FTI, Waller was director of external affairs for the Association of Financial Markets in Europe (AFME), a professional body for the European investment banking and capital markets industry.
Before AFME, Waller served as head of communications at Man Group, senior consultant at The Maitland Consultancy, head of external relations at Allianz, head of communications at Dresdner Kleinwort, and he founded financial PR company, Chancery Communications.
Earlier on in his career, Waller worked as a journalist for the Financial Times.
Andrew Walton, global head of Financial Services and senior managing director at FTI Consulting, said: “David has both an excellent external reputation in the industry and a very strong contact book, and I am certain he will be a great fit and a huge asset to our team
“In his new role, David will be focusing on a range of retained and transactional projects across the sector, and will bring valuable experience of specific areas including investment banking, asset management and insurance. We are delighted to welcome him to the team.”