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11 new partners boost Grant Thornton’s leadership

Grant Thornton kicks off the new financial year by welcoming 11 new partners, two new principals and 24 associate directors to its leadership group, as it continues its drive to be the leading growth advisor to mid-size business.

The firm is proud to announce seven females among the 11 new partners, two female principals and an even gender split among the associate directors; a demonstration of the firm’s continued commitment to diversity of thought as an integral part of delivering the right advice to clients both now and in the future.

“Attracting and retaining the best qualified range of men and women, and mix of ethnicity is pivotal in bringing a depth of views and experience to the table to deliver the best outcomes for clients, while driving results for our firm.

“We’re committed to continually building an inclusive culture that encourages diversity of thought to drive performance,” said Greg Keith, CEO, Grant Thornton Australia.

Well on track to achieving its gender targets, female leadership is currently at 15%, as the firm continues to seek the right balance of talent that embodies the skills, capabilities and diversity of thought to deliver exceptional growth advice to its mid-size business clients.

Welcoming its newest partners to help lead the charge as the growth advisors to Australia’s mid-size business, the firm warmly welcomes the following to the leadership group:

  • Kristy Fotiadis, Jacky Millership and Kim Schmidt in Growth Advisory
  • Marcia Barker and Kirsten Taylor-Martin in Private Advisory
  • Michael Dewhurst and Claire Gilmartin in Audit & Assurance
  • Lorena Sosa Carillo, Chris Jenkins and Thomas Isbell National Specialist Tax
  • Along with Tim Goodman in Financial Advisory

Promoted to Principal are Anne Bishop and Anna O’Brien, both in our Tax service offering.

The firm recently announced a suite of innovative market leading people initiatives in its dedication to providing an exceptional people experience who in turn provide an exceptional service to clients.

“Grant Thornton is an innovative place to work and we’re doing everything we can to support our people in achieving their work and personal goals.

“Our people are a fundamental part of our 2020 strategy. We will continue to invest in growing authentic and inclusive leaders who create a vibrant innovative working environment that inspires and engages our people to perform to their potential,” said Mr Keith.


For more information please contact:

Helina Lilley
National Public Relations Manager
M  0437 725 520