Government sector leaders and clients face unique challenges in trying to effect change, manage a crisis, drive implementation, or transform relevant public services and functions. Roadblocks and challenges come in many forms, including geopolitical factors, fiscal and economic conditions, transparency and community/public awareness and pressure. The realities of budget constraints and essential constituent needs also come to bear.
Ankura has a diverse and experienced team of professionals with the skillset necessary to advise public sector clients in matters that range from proactive initiatives to reactive scenarios involving critical support in the areas of solutions, crisis management, investigations, transparency and implementation, among others. Our team’s experience includes public service and public policy advice that are important in understanding and supporting government sector clientele.
Ankura has recruited a range of talented professionals with public service and public policy experience that have: (i) worked at the White House, (ii) served in key federal government agencies like the Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigations, Securities and Exchange Commission, Commodity Futures Trading Commission and the Department of Defense, among others, (iii) led critical state and local government initiatives relating to crisis management, economic revitalization, criminal justice programs, and crisis preparedness and response, (iv) directed public infrastructure authorities and financial institutions; (v) developed state public policy platforms and implementation work plans, legislation and regulatory reforms, and (vi) collaborated with US Congressional committees and provided testimony before the US Congress, and state and municipal assemblies, in shaping legislation, issue analysis and related policy initiatives.
Coupling these professional resources and experiences with our technical capabilities and seasoned subject-matter expertise enables Ankura’s professionals to effectively assist public sector clients and yield optimal outcomes in a variety of scenarios, including: