Alex Cruttwell joins HKA’s Advisory Practice as Principal in London​

HKA, a leading global consultancy in risk mitigation, dispute resolution, expert witness and litigation support services, announces the appointment of Alex Cruttwell who joins the Advisory team as Principal, based in the London office. 

Alex is a programme manager and engineer by background and an experienced strategic planner with 25 years of experience in analysing strategic risks and challenges. He supports clients in resolving complex problems on major projects and advises how they can transform the way they manage risk and reduce the uncertainty of outcomes.  

His experience covers engagements across a wide range of sectors, including nuclear-powered submarine development, strategic water resource planning, high-speed rail, nuclear decommissioning, and railway system safety. 

Alex said, “I am delighted to be joining HKA and looking forward to working with colleagues and clients in order to make a difference on vital capital projects around the globe.” 

Prior to joining HKA, Alex worked for The Nichols Group as a Director in the Technology Practice. He has also worked for a global defence and security technology company and was responsible for delivery and business development in new and complex markets, such as border security systems, and for projects that required working in partnership across the defence sector. He also previously held posts in a strategic consulting practice and for the UK Government as a Defence and Security Policy Advisor. 

Dafydd Wyn Owen, Partner, Head of Advisory EMEA


​​Headquartered in the UK, HKA is a leading global consultancy in project advisory, risk mitigation, dispute resolution, expert witness and litigation support services. 

​HKA brings a proud record of excellent service and high achievement to bear on today’s challenges. As trusted independent consultants, experts and advisers, we help clients manage disputes, risk and uncertainty on complex contracts and challenging projects. Our advice is impartial, incisive and authoritative. 

​We work with government agencies, local authorities, contractors, legal firms, and other professional service providers, as well as owners and operators, financial institutions and insurers. HKA’s global portfolio includes some of the world’s largest and most prestigious commissions across a wide range of industries, including aerospace and defence, buildings, energy and natural resources, environment and climate change, financial services, healthcare and life sciences, industrial and manufacturing, marine and shipping, mining and metals, oil and gas, power and utilities, real estate and tourism, sports and entertainment, technology, media and telecomms and transportation infrastructure. 

​HKA has in excess of 1,000 experts, consultants and advisors across 45+ offices in 17 countries with the skills and experience that are essential to get to the heart of even the most complex issues. Our people have vast first-hand experience spanning all major industries and the world’s most complex megaprojects, as well as an international track record of achieving successful outcomes. 

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