Oct. 13 2016, Washington, DC – Ankura Consulting Group (Ankura), a business advisory and expert services firm, announced today the appointment of Pascale Siegel as Managing Director. Based in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office, Ms. Siegel will practice in Ankura’s Risk, Resilience & Geopolitical group.
Ms. Pascale Siegel joins Ankura as Managing Director with 20 years of experience in international affairs analysis specializing in global socio-political and cross-cultural communications issues. Ms. Siegel is a recognized expert in the identification and evaluation of global risks and opportunities for government and commercial clients alike. In her most recent effort, she led a Department of Homeland Security public-private partnership to support counter-terrorism communications efforts. That work included conducting geopolitical simulations and wargames for private and public clients, developing a field and web-based monitoring system of Iraqi Sunni insurgent propaganda, and co-authoring two strategic communications campaign concepts to counter hostile propaganda in the Middle East. Ms. Siegel was most recently with Insight Through Analysis.
“The expansion of Ankura’s Risk, Resilience & Geopolitical group enables us to increasingly monitor and evaluate complex situations around the world in real time, allowing our team to identify potential risks as well as opportunities,” said Michelle DiGruttolo, Ankura Senior Managing Director. “Pascale’s experience will enable us to broaden our capabilities and provide industry-leading counsel in areas of great uncertainty.”