FTI Consulting promotes Jamie Belcher to senior managing director

08 January 2021 Consulting.ca
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Consulting firm FTI Consulting named Jamie Belcher as a senior managing director in the Toronto corporate finance and restructuring practice. The appointment was one 37 global senior managing director promotions the firm announced at the start of the 2021.

Belcher has more than 15 years of experience in transaction advisory, corporate finance, and accounting. He joined FTI Capital Advisors, the consulting firm’s investment banking subsidiary, as a managing director in 2017.

During his career, Belcher has advised management, boards, and lenders on acquisitions, divestitures, financings, refinancing, and restructurings. Some of his notable engagements include advising Alia Tanjay (Nygard) on its refinancing; advising on the sale of Dundee Energy during insolvency proceedings; advising Danby Products on a $150 million refinancing; and advising on the sale and recapitalization of Nelson Education.

Prior to joining FTI, Belcher spent nearly five years at Alvarez & Marsal’s Toronto office, where he was a a senior director in the corporate finance practice. Before that, he spent over four years at Research in Motion (Blackberry), where he was a director of strategic alliances. In the role, he led seven acquisitions and numerous technology licensing and commercial transactions.Jamie Belcher, Senior Managing Director, FTI Consulting

He started his career at KPMG Canada, where he was a senior accountant and then a manager in transaction advisory. He holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Wilfrid Laurier University.

Commenting on the 37 senior managing director promotions, FTI president and CEO Steven Gunby said, “I am so pleased to congratulate our new Senior Managing Directors. Their promotions reflect their exceptional talents and their commitment to helping clients address complex challenges and opportunities, together with FTI Consulting’s focus on growth, on attracting the best professionals and supporting them in their development.”

Headquartered in Washington, DC, FTI provides consulting services in restructuring, economics, forensic and litigation, communications, and technology. The firm has more than 6,200 employees in 28 countries. FTI has Canadian offices in Toronto, Montreal, Calgary, and Vancouver.