Roger Carlile
Chief Executive Officer

Executive Leadership; Experienced Testifier; CPA; CFE

Roger Carlile is the Chief Executive Officer at Ankura, based in Washington, DC. He has over 30 years of professional services experience, including more than 20 years in senior leadership positions for both publicly owned and private-partnership businesses. Roger has managed client relationships and overseen practices across a broad range of professional services including bankruptcy, investment banking, valuation, due diligence, financial statement audits, and forensic technology.

  • Experience

    Roger founded Ankura in November 2014 with the vision of providing senior-level counsel to its clients based on an understanding of the opportunities and challenges faced by them. As a result, Ankura offers a wide range of expert witness, turnaround and restructuring, corporate investigation, disputes/litigation support, forensic accounting, geopolitical risk assessment, transaction advisory, valuation, visual communications, and business advisory services.

    Roger’s senior leadership positions have included the responsibilities for setting strategy, growing and leading businesses, and helping clients overcome complex business challenges involving investigations, litigations, mergers and acquisitions, regulatory issues, reputation management, strategic communications, and corporate restructurings.

    Roger served as the chief financial officer at FTI Consulting from April 2010 to September 2014. Here he was responsible for the finance, accounting, tax, treasury, and investor relations functions for the global public company. In addition to his position as a CFO, Roger retained the duties of his previous roles as chief administrative officer and chief human resources officer at FTI Consulting. In this capacity, he oversaw the global administrative and infrastructure functions that supported the business and its employees — including facilities, technology, and procurement — as well as all other responsibilities for the global human resources function. Roger also served as the global leader of FTI Consulting’s forensic and litigation consulting practice.

    Prior to FTI Consulting, Roger was the global and Americas Leader of KPMG’s forensic services practice. He also held positions at PricewaterhouseCoopers’ dispute advisory and corporate recovery services practice, Rauscher Pierce Refsnes, and Deloitte Haskins & Sells.

    Roger is an expert in multifunctional general management — ranging from strategy and finance to human resources, information technology, and marketing. He has served as an expert witness in a variety of matters including patent infringement, breach of contract, franchise disputes, wrongful termination, lost profits, and bankruptcy-related matters such as fraudulent conveyance, preferential transfers, and insolvency. He has performed investigations relating to a variety of subject matters such as allegations of financial reporting fraud, vendor/employee fraud, intellectual property theft, and infringement.

  • Honors & awards

    C. Stewart Sheppard Distinguished Service Award by the Darden School of Business
    Elijah Watt Sells Award by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
    Top Ten in Texas Award by the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants

  • Insights & innovation