Crisis & Litigation Communications

FTI Consulting Develops Crisis+ Offering and Boosts Capabilities with Senior Appointment in the Strategic Communications Segment in London

Kate Brader Joins the Segment as Managing Director, Bringing Extensive Experience in Crisis Management Supporting the Growth of the Firm’s New Comprehensive Crisis Management and Crisis Communications Offering

LONDON, 28 January 2021 – FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: FCN) today launched its Crisis+ service offering supported by the appointment of Kate Brader as a Managing Director within the Strategic Communications segment, based in London.

FTI Consulting’s Crisis+ offering supports clients with their preparation for incidents through developing crisis management as a strategic and cross-functional capability and provides real-time guidance and implementation to respond and recover when crises hit, delivered by a dedicated team of crisis experts with communications at its core. Some of the key services include resilience reviews, a Crisis+ on-call service and a dedicated team for rapid deployment in the event of a live incident. The offering is integrated with and underpinned by FTI Consulting’s cross-firm expertise in areas including cybersecurity and data privacy, business transformation, mergers & acquisitions, and restructuring.

Ms. Brader, a crisis communications and crisis management specialist, brings deep expertise in managing high-profile live incidents, from cybersecurity attacks to physical health and safety events, or the impact of external issues such as the obesity epidemic. She has led reviews of global crisis management and business continuity management systems, as well as the development of crisis management functions, capabilities and culture. Previous to joining FTI Consulting, she developed and led the “Live Response” service offering and capability at Deloitte and the cross-functional responses to several high-profile cyber incidents.

John Waples, EMEA Vice Chairman and Head of the Strategic Communications segment in the UK at FTI Consulting, said, “Being able to offer this comprehensive support to our clients, through Crisis+, is an exciting moment. Kate’s appointment emphasizes our commitment to providing fully integrated crisis counsel to our clients during these challenging times, I know she will be a tremendous asset to our firm and our clients.” 

Commenting on her appointment, Ms. Brader said, “Our clients today are operating in an unpredictable and often hostile environment. I am passionate about working with clients to develop their crisis resilience, and I am thrilled to be joining the Strategic Communications segment to help enhance the traditional crisis communications offering with the launch of Crisis+ to provide integrated crisis management support. I look forward to working with this market-leading team of experts to help clients navigate their most pressing challenges”.



About FTI Consulting

FTI Consulting, Inc. is a global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organisations manage change, mitigate risk and resolve disputes: financial, legal, operational, political & regulatory, reputational and transactional. With more than 6,200 employees located in 28 countries, FTI Consulting professionals work closely with clients to anticipate, illuminate and overcome complex business challenges and make the most of opportunities. The Company generated $2.35 billion in revenues during fiscal year 2019. For more information, visit and connect with us on Twitter (@FTIConsulting), Facebook and LinkedIn.

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