FTI Consulting adds six professionals to Cybersecurity practice

30 July 2020 Consultancy.uk 3 min. read
More news on

Global consulting firm FTI Consulting has beefed up its Cybersecurity practice in the UK with six new professionals. 

Appointed a Senior Managing Director, Patrick MacGloin brings over two decades of international security experience to FTI Consulting as a former diplomat and consulting partner. He previously was a partner at EY, and EMEIA lead of its Cybersecurity Centre of Excellence, and before that, he worked among others at PwC in the Middle East and at Detica. 

MacGloin has broad technical experience in cybersecurity and data privacy. He also specialises in building response and complex investigations practices, helping clients respond to sensitive and complex breaches and ransomware, delivering security due diligence during acquisitions, and advisory in cyber disputes and litigation. 

Paul Reilly previously worked 12 years as an officer in the British military, after which he served Big Four firm KPMG and Deloitte for five years. Most recently, Reilly was Head of Risk Management and Governance at Manchester-based cybersecurity company NCC Group. 

He has been involved in the recovery phase of some of the largest data breaches in the UK and has experience developing security target operating models across financial services and manufacturing. Reilly has been appointed a Managing Director.

Senior Director David Harvey has experience in cybersecurity and the delivery of complex digital transformation projects. Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Harvey was the Head of Automation for KPMG in the UK, and held a range of cybersecurity roles at the UK Ministry of Defence. 

Stephen Deutsch and Oliver Price have both been appointed Directors at FTI Consulting, a global management consulting firm with over 5,500 employees in 25+ countries. Deutsch has more than ten years of experience leading, building and maturing security operations, attack detection and incident response capabilities. 

He has held previous consulting positions at Nettitude Group and Context Information Security. Prior to becoming a consultant, Mr Deutsch built and ran the Bank of England’s Security Operations Centre and the operations team within KPMG’s global Security Operations Center based on London. 

Price joins FTI Consulting from S-RM, a global risk consultancy, where he led the incident response team, focused on data breaches and malware incidents for a multitude of companies. Before that, he held security management roles at law firm RPC and technology company Lanware. 

Similar to Reilly, Sam Brown joins FTI Consulting from NCC Group, where he was a cybersecurity analyst. Appointed a Senior Consultants, he is experienced in delivering cybersecurity projects and has international experience working on a range of client matters.

FTI Consulting’s investment in its Cybersecurity practice comes at a time of growing demand for information security services, amid a mounting digital threats environment. According to the FTI Consulting’s own research, less than half of all executives are managing cyber-attacks proactively, and only 10 percent believe they have no cybersecurity gaps at all, despite the importance attached to the topic. 

Anthony Ferrante, the Global Head of FTI Consulting’s Cybersecurity practice said: “This group of talented professionals further enhances our ability to help clients protect their assets and quickly respond to incidents that could threaten their freedom to operate.”