Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) appointed Mike Trenouth as a managing director for its expanding European private equity practice in London.

Trenouth brings 24 years of experience in both due diligence and operational performance improvement to build on A&M’s through-the-cycle offering, allowing clients to better address a shifting and dynamic market in Europe.

His primary areas of focus are operational due diligence, 100-day planning and post-acquisition support. Prior to A&M, Trenouth spent eight years as a partner with L.E.K. Consulting in London where he led a number of operational due diligence projects for both private equity and corporate clients.

Prior to L.E.K, Trenouth was a director at iForce, the U.K.’s an e-commerce logistics provider, and he spent 10 years building the operational consulting business Celerant.

Scott Pinfield, managing director at Alvarez & Marsal and co-head of the Private Equity Performance Improvement practice in London, said: “Mike’s experience will help us to further develop our services to private equity firms as they seek to deliver value to their investors in an extremely tough deal-making environment. He has a proven track record in implementing complex transaction and performance improvement programs which plays perfectly to our integrated service offering.”