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AlixPartners strengthens Risk Advisory practice with risk management experts Anir Bhattacharyya and Yuichiro Mitsutomi to drive innovation in Asia

August 4, 2022

Hong Kong / Tokyo (August 4, 2022) - AlixPartners, the global consulting firm, today announced that Anir Bhattacharyya and Yuichiro Mitsutomi have joined the firm in Hong Kong and Tokyo, respectively. Anir and Yuichiro will jointly lead Integrated Risk Management (IRM) in Asia, an emerging discipline that brings together data analytics, behavioral science, as well as risk and regulatory expertise to support clients engage an increasingly complex risk landscape.

Anir and Yuichiro join from Deloitte where they led a multidisciplinary team that designed innovative solutions to clients’ risk and compliance challenges. They partnered with global banks and insurers, as well as financial regulators in the Asia-Pacific region on large-scale risk transformation programs, industry-leading initiatives on behavioral compliance and risk culture. Most recently, they collaborated with the Hong Kong Monetary Authority and the local banking community to advance a human-centric approach to the digitalization of the region’s fight against financial crime.  

Anir completed his graduate studies (MSc.) at the Lancaster University Management School. He is a Certified Management Consultant (CMC) and a Project Management Professional (PMP).  

Yuichiro completed his graduate studies at the Johns Hopkins University SAIS - Nanjing University Center for Chinese and American Studies (Cert.), as well as the George Washington University Elliott School of International Affairs (M.A.). He is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS).

Louis Dudney, Managing Director and Global Leader, Risk Advisory at AlixPartners, added, “We are delighted to welcome Anir and Yui to our fast-growing Asia practice. Their deep expertise developing innovative integrated risk management services to help clients transform their risk programs will be especially valuable during this time of intense disruption and an increasingly complex risk landscape.”

Colum Bancroft, Managing Director and Asia Regional Leader, Risk Advisory at AlixPartners, said, “Anir’s and Yui’s broad experience helping global companies with their most complex and urgent change initiatives enhances our ability to service clients in Asia across the entire risk lifecycle.”   

Tom Scampion, Managing Director at AlixPartners,  said, “The culture of innovation at AlixPartners enabled the successful launch of a global sanctions screening platform, a unique and game-changing solution to a pervasive and persistent industry challenge. In the same spirit, I am excited to support Anir and Yui on making the collaborative, human-centric principles of IRM an industry standard.”   

AlixPartners Directors Anir Bhattacharyya and Yuichiro Mitsutomi

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