Washington, DC – Monday, October 2, 2017– Ankura Consulting (Ankura) announced today the appointment of Roopesh K. Aggarwal as a Managing Director. Based in the firm’s Denver office, Mr. Aggarwal brings more than 20 years of diverse turnaround, restructuring, corporate strategy, and energy sector experience to strengthen Ankura’s client services.
Mr. Aggarwal has advised distressed and challenged operating companies to successfully address critical strategic, financial, operating, and marketing priorities. His expertise stretches across the energy value chain, including oil and gas exploration and production, utilities, gas processing and pipelines, coal production and processing, fuel terminals, renewable technologies, and service providers, as well as into other industries including real estate, automotive, and software.
Before joining Ankura, Mr. Aggarwal served on the executive team for Summit Utilities, a distressed, private-equity backed natural gas utility as Vice President of Corporate Strategy, Finance and Development. Prior to his time at Summit, he led the natural resource and real estate investment and asset management group for a $500 million distressed, private-equity firm in Denver. Mr. Aggarwal has served in additional turnaround, corporate strategy, finance, and related roles at a Fortune 500 diversified utility, a top tier global strategy consulting firm, a global automotive manufacturer, and an enterprise software and services company.
Ankura Co-President Kevin Lavin stated, “We are so pleased to have Roopesh join us at this juncture of both his career and Ankura’s development. His broad-based energy industry expertise in principal investing, operations and the turnaround and restructuring space adds additional strength to the firm’s outstanding collection of professionals and our existing client services.”