Press Release

AlixPartners further expands Middle East presence with the arrival of turnaround & restructuring leader, Matthew Wilde

May 27, 2020

New York (May 27, 2020) - AlixPartners, the global consulting firm, announced today that Matthew Wilde has joined as a Managing Director. Matthew will serve clients across the Middle East region and he will be based in AlixPartners’ Dubai office.

Matthew brings a proven track record in turnaround and restructuring having been a partner with PwC for nearly 20 years before becoming an independent Chief Restructuring Officer. He led PwC’s restructuring businesses in the Netherlands, Australia, and most recently he spent six years leading PwC’s restructuring practice in the Middle East. A locally recognized leader in his field, he has been involved in many of the biggest restructuring situations in the region, including NMC, Al Jaber Group, OW Bunker, DryDocks World, Dubai World, and many others. Matthew is a chartered accountant (ICAEW), a qualified insolvency practitioner (JIEB), and holds a BSc (Econ) degree in Accounting & Finance from the London School of Economics.

“We are very pleased to welcome Matthew to the firm,” said AlixPartners CEO Simon Freakley. “At a time when companies in the Middle East region are dealing with intense uncertainty and disruption, Matthew’s excellent local relationships and deep regional knowledge, coupled with his widely acknowledged technical skill, will be critical in helping companies dealing with today’s immediate challenges and those that may lay ahead.” 

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