AlixPartners bolsters investigations, disputes, and risk team with senior hire in London

AlixPartners' UK Financial Advisory Services practice is strengthened with the addition of Kathryn Britten as a managing director based out of the London office, who will help continue the expansion of the forensic accounting and investigations offerings in the European investigation, disputes, and risk practice.

13 January 2017

AlixPartners, the global advisory firm, today announces the appointment of Kathryn Britten as a Managing Director in its investigations, disputes, and risk team. Kathryn will be based out of the firm’s London office. Kathryn will help continue the expansion of the forensic accounting and investigations offerings within the firm’s European Financial Advisory Services practice.

Kathryn has 40 years’ experience in the accounting profession and specialises in supporting clients in resolving disputes. This includes acting as an adviser and privileged consultant, an expert witness and expert determiner.

Kathryn was formerly Chairman of KPMG Forensic UK and was a Partner in KPMG’s UK dispute advisory team. Prior to this, Kathryn acted as the UK Head of Forensic Accounting at BDO.

Simon Freakley, chief executive officer at AlixPartners, said, “I am delighted to welcome Kathryn to AlixPartners. Her expertise in forensic accountancy is second to none, and I am confident that her experience in dispute resolution will prove invaluable as we focus on growing and broadening our investigations, disputes, and risk offering, both across Europe and globally.”

Notes to editors:

Kathryn Britten’s Experience

  • KPMG Forensic UK, Chairman, 2010 – 2016
  • BDO, UK Head of Forensic Accounting, 2005 – 2010
  • BDO Forensic and Audit Partner 1995-2005
  • Royal Holloway, University of London, Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics

About AlixPartners

In today’s fast paced global market timing is everything. You want to protect, grow or transform your business. To meet these challenges we offer clients small teams of highly qualified experts with profound sector and operational insight. Our clients include corporate boards and management, law firms, investment banks, investors and others who appreciate the candor, dedication, and transformative expertise of our teams. We will ensure insight drives action at that exact moment that is critical for success. When it really matters.