FTI Consulting adds trio to Strategic Communications team

09 January 2024 Consultancy.in 2 min. read
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FTI Consulting has boosted its Strategic Communications practice in India with the hire of three new members.

Appointed a Director, Salonie Chawla joins FTI Consulting’s team in Delhi. She joins from Apple’s public policy team in India, where she led government engagement on manufacturing and global supply chain issues.

Prior to that, Chawla worked at IPE Global and APCO Worldwide, advising clients on communications. She has also worked on policy advocacy programs of the Rajasthan Government and with an industry body on healthcare issues.

FTI Consulting adds trio to Strategic Communications team

Appointed a Senior Consultant, Snehil Singh joins FTI Consulting from the Ola Mobility Institute, a branch of electrical vehicle major Ola in India. Prior to that, she worked at KPMG, where she was a consultant to the Department of Telecommunications and the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs. Singh is also based in Delhi.

Shruti Vakhariya, who is based on Mumbai, is an engineer by training, specializing in electronics and telecommunications. Prior to joining FTI Consulting, she was a member of the financial communications team at Adfactors PR, advising clients in the financial services and industrial sectors. Vakhariya has been appointed a Consultant.

“Clients value advisors who bring industry-side experience and have handled complex policy challenges when engaging with the government at the center and the states,” said Amrit Singh Deo, a Senior Managing Director in the Strategic Communications segment at FTI Consulting.

“The challenges over the next 24 months are likely to be disruptive for all businesses, so we are very pleased to strengthen the public policy and strategic communications team in India with the addition of Salonie, Snehil and Shruti. Their combination of deep industry expertise and market access advisory capability will greatly help our clients.”