AlixPartners bolsters Digital team with addition of tech risk expert Tim Roberts  

31 May 2019

LONDON (May 31, 2019) - AlixPartners, the global consulting firm, today announced that Tim Roberts has joined as a Managing Director in the firm’s Digital practice. Tim is based in London and will focus on advising clients globally, with a special focus on the financial services industry.

Tim brings more than three decades of experience as a senior consultant and business leader in strategy, technology, and risk with deep knowledge across financial services as well as other regulated industries. More recently, he has been focused on working in cyber security and in fintech.  

Tim joins AlixPartners from IBM Security, where he led a global consulting practice focused on cyber security strategy, risk, and compliance. Prior to that he was COO of Ignis Asset Management, and a Senior Partner at McKinsey, where he led the firm’s UK financial services practice and co-founded the global risk practice. He also served as a platoon commander in the British Army. Tim received his MA in Mathematics and Philosophy from the University of Oxford and has a Diploma in Accounting and Finance from the ACCA.

“We welcome Tim to AlixPartners and our growing Digital team,” said Simon Freakley, CEO of AlixPartners. “As the financial services sector continues to contend with significant disruption, Tim’s experience will strengthen AlixPartners’ overall digital offering in this rapidly changing industry.”

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