National CEO, Grant Thornton Australia
Robert Quant is the National CEO of Grant Thornton in Australia, a growing and dynamic accounting and advisory firm with 156 Partners, over 1,400 staff and $240M revenue. Robert has over 30 years experience in Chartered Accounting, primarily advising dynamic private and public entities in the areas of professional services, financial services and technology and communications.
Since becoming CEO in July 2008, Robert has led Grant Thornton from being a federation of individually owned practices, through a number of sizeable mergers and acquisitions, to be the growing, national firm it is today.
Robert embodies the “whole of business” approach to unlocking the potential for growth in the firm’s clients which is the essence of our business. He understands that clients need the support of a strategic advisor who can bring together the various technical capabilities of audit, tax and other advisory as well as the necessary business instinct that comes with the experience of dealing with a broad range of client challenges.
Robert is a key professional services industry spokesperson with a strong media and thought leadership presence on issues relating to the accounting profession and business issues.
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