Press Release

Investigations and forensic accounting expert Gavin Williamson joins AlixPartners as a Managing Director

November 19, 2018

LONDON (November 19, 2018) - AlixPartners, the global consulting firm, announced today that corporate and financial investigations specialist Gavin Williamson has joined the firm as a Managing Director in its Investigations, Disputes & Risk practice. He is based in AlixPartners’ London office.

Gavin specialises in complex, multi-jurisdictional fraud and corruption investigations and has 19 years’ experience in forensic accounting, asset-tracing and corporate governance. Gavin is recognised by Who’s Who Legal as an expert in Investigations, Asset Recovery and Forensics & Litigation Consulting.

Prior to joining AlixPartners, Gavin was most recently a partner in BDO UK’s forensic practice where he was responsible for the investigations service offering, delivering corporate investigations in the UK and internationally. Previously he was a director in the investigations leadership team at Deloitte Forensic. Gavin holds a PhD in Civil Engineering from the University of Dundee, is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales, and is a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.

“We are pleased to welcome Gavin to our team at AlixPartners,” said Simon Freakley, CEO of AlixPartners. “Gavin brings exceptional leadership and experience to our growing investigations and compliance services team, and his expertise in solving complex international cases will be of great value to our clients.”

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AlixPartners is a results-driven global consulting firm that specializes in helping businesses successfully address their most complex and critical challenges. Our clients include companies, corporate boards, law firms, investment banks, private equity firms, and others. Founded in 1981, AlixPartners is headquartered in New York, and has offices in more than 20 cities around the world. For more information, visit

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