FTI Consulting welcomes human capital-focused aviation group

FTI Consulting welcomes human capital-focused aviation group

FTI Consulting has bolstered its Aviation follow in Europe with the rent of a group of 4 consultants, who’ve joined the agency’s Amsterdam and London places of work.

The brand new group brings 35 collective years of expertise in aviation to the administration consulting agency, gained each in trade (most lately at airport floor handler Swissport) and beforehand at consultancies Seabury Group and Accenture.

A part of the Enterprise Transformation follow (which is a part of the Company Finance & Restructuring section), the brand new group will spearhead FTI Consulting’s human capital providing to purchasers within the aviation sector, working along with the agency’s different specialists to supply a multidisciplinary providing throughout transformation, offers, and restructuring.

FTI Consulting welcomes human capital-focused aviation group

Spearheading the group is Jasper Schrijver, appointed a Senior Managing Director in Amsterdam. He has greater than 15 years of expertise in human capital and transformation programmes inside aviation, its associated industries and different labour-intensive companies. Schrijver specialises in working mannequin design and implementation, workforce productiveness and value optimisation, union negotiations for collective labour agreements, HR due diligence throughout M&A, and turnaround planning.

Previous to FTI Consulting, Schrijver was a Senior Vice President Transformation at Swissport, an airport handler with revenues of over €3 billion, the place he performed a lead position within the firm’s multi-year transformation and turnaround agenda since its bailout on the peak of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Earlier than that, he was a Managing Director at Accenture, the place he led the Workforce Excellence providing for the Journey follow, and a Vice President at Seabury Group (which was acquired by Accenture in 2017).

It was at Seabury Group the place Schrijver met Christopher Jacobi and Elena Zhiguleva – they each joined him within the transfer to Swissport in 2021. At FTI Consulting, Jacobi has been appointed at Senior Director, primarily based in London, whereas Zhiguleva has been put in as a Director, working out of Amsterdam.

In the meantime, Vikashini Kumar joined the trio at Accenture, the place she labored within the agency’s Human Capital group inside the Aviation follow. She too crossed to Swissport two years in the past, and now joins the cross to FTI Consulting.

“Our 4 new group members convey a eager understanding of the massive shifts which might be occurring within the aviation sector, which will likely be of giant worth to purchasers,” stated Diederick van der Plas, a Senior Managing Director at FTI Consulting and EMEA Head of the Company Finance & Restructuring section.

Klaas Wagenaar, a Senior Managing Director and Head of Company Finance & Restructuring within the Benelux area added: “Jasper and the group convey distinctive expertise and relationships from the human capital and aviation trade, and they’re going to strengthen our footprint on this space for purchasers within the area and past.”

FTI Consulting launched within the Netherlands late 2021 via the acquisition of native participant BOLD. The agency lately moved to a brand new and bigger workplace in Amsterdam to accommodate its development within the nation.