AlixPartners hired corporate and financial investigations specialist Gavin Williamson as a managing director in its Investigations, Disputes & Risk practice. He will be based in the firm’s London office.

Williamson specializes in complex, multi-jurisdictional fraud and corruption investigations, with 19 years of experience in forensic accounting, asset-tracing and corporate governance. He has been recognized by Who’s Who Legal as an expert in investigations, asset recovery and forensics and litigation consulting.

Prior to joining AlixPartners, Williamson was a partner in BDO UK’s forensic practice where he was responsible for the investigations service offering in the UK and internationally. He also served as a director in the investigations leadership team at Deloitte Forensic.

“We are pleased to welcome Gavin to our team at AlixPartners,” said Simon Freakley, CEO of AlixPartners. “Gavin brings exceptional leadership and experience to our growing investigations and compliance services team, and his expertise in solving complex international cases will be of great value to our clients.”