ALM Intelligence Analysts

Our analysts’ eye for strategic vision and deep connections with industry leaders is what allows ALM Intelligence to help you stay ahead of the trends and better prepare leadership for the present, as well as the future.


Laura Becker

Analyst, Operations Consulting Research

Laura is an analyst performing market and competitive intelligence research for the consulting industry. Her focus is on management consulting research specifically in the areas of Operations, Enterprise Strategy and Rewards Management. Upon joining ALM Intelligence in 2015 until mid-2017, Laura researched and analyzed consulting providers from an industry perspective across the 10 industries covered; with a particular focus on Healthcare and Life Sciences.


Liz DeVito

Associate Director, Human Resources Consulting Research

Liz is a career professional in marketplace and competitive intelligence for the consulting industry. She has over 20 years of experience leading global information and intelligence operations for business, strategy, and corporate development functions at premiere consulting firms, including Mercer, EY, and PwC Strategy& (formerly Booz & Company).

Since joining ALM Intelligence in 2012, Liz has researched and analyzed the provider landscape in a number of high-profile consulting markets, including those for change management and communications, employee benefits, employee experience, HR transformation and technology advisory, leadership development, and talent management. Liz earned an M.S. in Library and Information Science from the University of Michigan and an M.P.A. in Interactive Telecommunications from New York University. She holds a B.A. in music theory and history from Skidmore College, with a minor in English.


Naima Hoque Essing

Senior Analyst, Risk Consulting Research

Naima is leading ALM Intelligence’s Strategic Risk and Supply Chain Consulting Research. Her previous career was in the investment management industry, with over twenty years of experience as a fundamental equity research analyst specializing in global telecommunications, media and technology stocks for two large Boston-based mutual fund companies and an Asian-focused hedge fund.

Naima started her career as a financial consultant within a Big Four firm in New York City. Naima earned an M.S. in Finance from the MIT Sloan School of Management and a B.S. in Economics from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.


Tomek Jankowski

Senior Analyst, Financial Consulting Research

Tomek’s focus is on finance management consulting, which includes the finance function, balance sheet strategy, financial crisis management, and specialty finance.

Before joining ALM Intelligence, Tomek led the European asset-backed securities (ABS) and global collateralized debt obligation (CDO) report sourcing and research efforts for the asset-backed securities market intelligence firm Lewtan Technologies. Before that he spent five years with Capital Access International, a fixed-income market intelligence firm responsible for bringing the widely known fixed-income investment professional and securities profile tool eMAXX™ to the investment world. He was Director of North American data research when that firm was acquired by Lipper (a Reuters company) in 2002.

Tomek earned a B.A. in History magna cum laude, with a minor in Cultural Anthropology, from SUNY at Buffalo (New York). He also spent several years living and studying in Poland, Hungary, and other regions of Eastern Europe and has authored a successful book (published in late 2013) on Eastern Europe, which is going into its second edition in 2017.


Matthew Merker

Senior Analyst, Operations Consulting Research

Matthew's research focuses on Operations and HR Benefits research. Previously, he has worked as an Associate and Senior Consultant for Booz Allen Hamilton, providing management consulting services for public sector clients, including the Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security and others. Matthew was responsible for providing strategy and organizational support to public sector clients, including long-term forecasting and change management. He also provided manpower assessment support to Army clients, streamlining human capital and financial facets of key organizations. Matthew received an M.A. in Security Policy Studies from George Washington University. He holds a B.A. in Political Science and History from Susquehanna University.

Fiona Myers

Senior Analyst, Management Consulting Research

Fiona's focus at ALM Intelligence is management consulting research, supporting multiple ongoing research projects, as well as performing market research and analysis in support of our in-depth coverage of management consulting service providers and the consulting marketplace. Prior to joining ALM Intelligence, Fiona spent several years doing conflict of interest research for Ernst & Young (EY), and before that was the Information Center Manager at Mercer Management Consulting. Fiona earned a B.A. in Political Science from Wellesley College, with a minor in Fine Arts.

Nathan Simon

Senior Director, Strategy & Operations Consulting Research

Nathan is the lead analyst for ALM Intelligence's strategy and operations management consulting service lines. He has over 10 years of experience in internal and external consulting roles, and most recently managed an independent consulting practice geared toward aligning clients' strategies and organizational structures and processes. As part of this venture, Nathan partnered with a Harvard Business School professor on research designed to measure the performance of organizations' internal coordination systems. Prior to launching his own consulting practice, Nathan was responsible for global strategy and business development for a business unit at a multinational financial services company. In this role, he led strategic and operational initiatives that spanned multiple geographies and functional areas, including launching new businesses in East Asia and Eastern Europe. Nathan holds an M.A. in International Relations from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), and a B.S. in Foreign Service from Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service.

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