Chris Williams joins HKA as Economics Partner in London

HKA, a leading global consultancy in risk mitigation, dispute resolution, expert witness and litigation support services, announces the launch of its Economics Practice in EMEA with the appointment of Chris Williams who joins as Partner based in London. As part of the wider Forensic Accounting and Commercial Damages (FACD) offering, the development of this new service line practice is the next step in the firm’s exciting growth journey.

We are delighted to welcome Chris to the FACD team in EMEAThe development of an economics practice further widens our service offering in this space, and Chris’ expertise will be invaluable in enhancing and delivering a first class service to our clients.

Amanda Clack – Partner and Regional CEO, EMEA

Chris brings more than 25 years of experience to his role and is an experienced expert economist who has provided evidence and testimony to a wide range of courts on numerous occasions, including International Arbitration Tribunals (investor state and commercial), as well as High Courts, Competition Courts and Judicial / Parliamentary Review proceedings across multiple jurisdictions. Chris also has extensive commercial and advisory experience of the practical application of economics for corporate and public sector clients in many sectors of the economy; including telecoms, media, technology, financial services and the wider data landscape.

“Chris brings additional capabilities to our rapidly growing partner team of financial and economic experts in EMEA. Chris’ impressive track record will undoubtedly make a significant impact as we continue to expand and pursue our ambitions and agenda for growth.”                  

Colin Johnson – Partner and FACD Lead, EMEA

Chris holds PhD, MSc and BA degrees from the University of Warwick and London School of Economics and will shortly be commencing a visiting professorship at a UK University. 

Prior to joining HKA, Chris has been a partner and held senior leadership positions within the economics practices at KMPG, Deloitte, Alvarez & Marsal, and most recently at Grant Thornton.

Chris said: “It’s an absolute pleasure to be developing an economics practice alongside a group of renowned dispute experts.  The opportunities to work together to provide a full service to best serve our clients are close to endless.”


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

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