FTI Consulting has begun 2023 with the appointment of two Sydney-based Senior Managing Directors in Wouter Veugelen & Michael Khoury.
Veugelen joins as Australia Leader of the firm’s global Cybersecurity practice.
Veugelen has 20 years of international experience in cybersecurity and held Chief Information Security Officer positions for two major Australian organisations – Santos and Healius. He also has 12 years of experience working for Big Four consulting firms, providing cybersecurity services for some of the largest Australian and global organisations.
Veugelen will continue expanding FTI Consulting’s Cybersecurity practice in Australia and help clients improve their cybersecurity resilience and meet challenging regulatory demands.
Khoury joins FTI Consulting’s Technology Segment.
With 19 years of experience in digital forensics, expert witness testimony, e-discovery and fraud investigation, Khoury joins them from KPMG, where he was a Partner and National Leader of the Forensic Technology Services team.
Khoury will assist organisations, corporate counsel, law firms and litigating parties with the application of computer forensic skills to provide answers to legal and investigative cases and advise on information security matters to help them protect and derive value from their information.
Australia Practice Leader at FTI Consulting Mark Dewar wrote, “These hires continue the firm’s commitment to investing in talent in Australia and globally to help our clients across many industries address complex challenges.”
“Their deep sector expertise and market knowledge reflect the changing needs of our clients as we see more large-scale cyber attacks, a growing risk of insolvencies and an ever-shifting regulatory and litigation landscape in Australia.”