Alpha FMC appoints Adrian Keen as new CFO, tasked with growth

06 September 2016 2 min. read
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Alpha FMC has hired Adrian Keen as its new Chief Financial Officer. Keen, who joins from Anesco, will be tasked with supporting the company reach its growth ambitions in the UK and internationally.

Prior to joining Alpha Financial Markets Consulting (Alpha FMC), Adrian Keen worked at Anesco as its Chief Financial Officer. During his almost four years at the UK-based energy efficiency solutions company, Keen presided over the financial side of the business – Anesco grew its revenue from £21 million to £200 million. Previously, from 2009 until 2011, Keen worked at Liquid Repellent Nano-Coating Technology firm P2i as Financial Controller, and, between 2008 and 2009, as a Financial Accountant at security software and hardware company, Sophos. Earlier in his career Keen worked at Big Four professional services firm KPMG as an Auditor.

Keen holds a Bachelor of Science from University of Southampton, is a chartered accountant and ICAEW member.

 Adrian Keen - Alpha FMC

Alpha FMC’s announcement sees Keen appointed to the role of CFO at the group, bringing considerable experience in the scaling of private-equity owned businesses with international operations – private equity firm Dunedin recently invested £80 million into the business advisory. Since its inception over 13 years ago, Alpha FMC has grown to a team of 170 employees and 50 associates based in 7 offices globally.

Keen will be tasked with working with the rest of the senior team within the group, to oversee the firm’s financial operations as it charts further ambitious domestic and international growth.

Euan Fraser, Global Chief Executive Officer of Alpha FMC, says, “Alpha has grown significantly in recent years and it is more important than ever that we have a strong CFO to support us with our future ambitions. Adrian has a great track record working in a private equity backed environment and I am delighted that he is joining the Alpha Director team”.

Adrian Keen remarks that he is “delighted” to join the team at Alpha during such an “exciting” time for the firm. He further adds, “Alpha is a global leader with ambitious yet highly credible plans for further growth, and I look forward to being part of such an impressive team.”

Earlier this year Alpha FMC added Ken Fry as Non-Executive Director to its Board of Directors, while in the US the asset management specialist hired KPMG partner John Schneider – he works in Alpha FMC's Boston office.