AlixPartners bolsters its oil & gas and other industrial offerings with the addition of Eric Nelsen as a Managing Director

16 August 2021

NEW YORK (August 16, 2021) – AlixPartners, the global consulting firm, announced today that Eric Nelsen, a seasoned expert in the oil & gas industry and in industrial revenue and growth areas in several industries, has joined as a Managing Director. He will be based in AlixPartners’ Houston office.

During his more than 30 years in management consulting, Eric has specialized in helping companies grow shareholder value through a focus on strategy development, operations, and effective implementation. The breadth of topics he has led includes market-driven growth planning, customer-needs assessments, new-offerings development, sales effectiveness, loyalty marketing, post-acquisition strategy and integration of assets and networks, franchise development, site and back-office operations design and implementation, and large change-management efforts, including organization and process design and implementation. He has worked extensively in Asia and Europe as well as throughout the Americas.

Prior to joining AlixPartners, Eric was a partner at the consulting firm Oliver Wyman and a leader in its oil & gas practice. From 1992 to 2006, he worked at the consulting firm Mercer Management, where he rose to partner level.

Eric holds an MBA from Stanford University, where he graduated with distinction as an Arjay Miller Scholar and was named scholar of the year by its marketing department faculty. He also holds a bachelor’s degree from Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire.

“Eric’s deep experience in the energy industry, and in revenue enhancement in many industries, will be of great value to companies grappling with today’s unprecedented levels of disruption,” said Simon Freakley, CEO of AlixPartners. “We are delighted to welcome Eric to AlixPartners.”

About AlixPartners

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