FTI Consulting adds Sam Davies as Managing Director

18 January 2023 Consultancy.uk 2 min. read
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The technology wing of FTI Consulting has appointed Sam Davies as a Managing Director. The blockchain expert arrives following a five-year spell driving blockchain solutions for a Big Four consultancy.

Steven S. McNew, Global Leader of Blockchain and Digital Assets at FTI Consulting, commented, “Sam brings a wealth of technical and technology development expertise to our team, which will be integral to helping our clients ideate on blockchain opportunities and build the infrastructure needed to support them.” 

FTI’s clients are grappling with a range of questions and challenges relating to their blockchain projects and investments. Despite years of hype, many companies are yet to realise the potential promised by the technology, and FTI is working to support clients with understanding and navigating highly technical concepts; helping them make strategic decisions and follow-through on implementation plans.

FTI Consulting adds Sam Davies as Managing Director

To that end, Davies brings more than 15 years of experience in research and development, engineering and analytics in emerging technologies and complex infrastructure applications to FTI. He has extensive hands-on product development expertise in blockchain technology, software-as-a-service (SaaS) and artificial intelligence.

Most recently, Davies spent five years with EY. Having joined as a Blockchain Solutions Architect, he was most recently the firm’s Global Blockchain Platform Lead & Engineering Manager. This saw him made responsible for leading multiple product development teams in the successful design, development and delivery of blockchain-based SaaS platforms and supported clients across geographies and sectors in implementing blockchain technology.

Commenting on his appointment, Davies added, “We’re in a very exciting time of disruption, technology development and opportunity in the blockchain industry. FTI Consulting has built one of the world’s leading teams of blockchain and digital assets experts, and I’m honored to have the opportunity to join them in helping our clients innovate in this space.”

FTI Consulting is a global business advisory firm. With more than 7,500 employees located in 31 countries, FTI Consulting professionals work closely with clients to anticipate, illuminate and overcome complex business challenges and make the most of opportunities.

As FTI Consulting’s Technology brand looks to support its clients to adapt to the rapidly changing landscape which spans cryptocurrency, metaverse, Web 3.0, enterprise infrastructure and more, blockchain and digital assets, it has welcomed a number of experts in recent months. In mid-2022, this saw fellow blockchain expert Susana Esteban join FTI Technology as a Managing Director.