For the past two decades Will Avery has been advising some of the world’s most
successful companies on corporate strategy, performance improvement, international
trade and mergers and acquisitions.
Will has consulted to a variety of companies from closely held private entities to large,
listed multinationals with revenues in excess of $30 billion. Within M&A, Will has advised
both buyers and sellers on complex cross-border deals, including corporate divestitures,
private equity leveraged buyouts and secondary management buyouts. His client work
has covered engagements in the United States, South America, Australia, Asia and most
Will also served in the United States diplomatic service as an Economic Officer. His work
included trade development and commercial advocacy at American Embassies in
Denmark, India and Sri Lanka. He is a three-time recipient of the State Department’s
Meritorious Honor Award. Will also writes and comments frequently on international trade
and foreign policy.
Will was born and raised in Pennsylvania. He graduated from Princeton University and
was a Fulbright Scholar at the University of Vienna.
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