New York-based IPA 100 firm PKF O’Connor Davies (FY20 net revenue of $211.8 million) has admitted Matthew Orrell as a partner in its financial services practice. In this role, he will focus on developing risk management solutions, enhancing compliance processes and reporting, establishing and monitoring ESG frameworks, fulfilling needed PMO oversight, and driving outsourced and co-sourced C-suite roles.
Orrell has 25 years of experience advising financial services firms, including investment managers and family offices, on governance, risk management and compliance through all phases of their growth. He has worked with clients on issues including board and committee oversight; policy and procedure management and development; internal control establishment, monitoring and assessment; ESG performance oversight, measurement and reporting; and risk assessment. He has also provided guidance to independent advisors and family offices on the establishment and operation of the products they manage, such as real assets funds, private equity funds, hedge funds and venture capital funds. Prior to joining PKF O’Connor Davies, Orrell held senior positions at multi-trillion- and multi-billion-dollar asset managers, as well as at a leading professional services firm.
“Over the years, Matt has demonstrated his commitment to client service, and his reputation in our industry is impeccable,” says executive chairman Kevin Keane. “He is poised to make a tremendous impact on our financial services practice as we seek to enhance the depth and breadth of our offerings across the firm.”