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Risk Consulting team strengthened with two new Partners

Grant Thornton is pleased to announce two new Partners are joining its Risk Consulting team – Leona Goh from 1 March and Prakash Wilson from 1 May, 2024.

Based in the Melbourne office, Leona Goh joins Grant Thornton with over 16 years of Big 4 experience, working across Internal Audit and a variety of risk and assurance services in the financial services sector. Known for her strategic approach to addressing business issues, Leona has extensive experience supporting Executive Leadership Teams and Audit Committees in areas of risk management, compliance and operations. 

Leona Goh, Partner – Risk Consulting at Grant Thronton from 1 March said: “I am incredibly honoured and excited to start this new chapter with Grant Thornton, an organisation whose values and vision resonate deeply with mine. I look forward to working closely with a diverse and talented team to create lasting positive value for our clients and the broader community.”

Prakash Wilson joins the Grant Thornton office in Sydney with over 20 years’ experience supporting clients with governance, risk, internal audit and process redesign services. Prakash was recently KPMG’s Audit, Assurance and Risk Consulting Lead Partner for Education and NSW Government. He has comprehensive experience working closely with C-suite and Audit Committees to provide assurance on key programs, processes, and practices, as well as giving advice on how to improve overall governance, risk, and compliance.

Prakash Wilson, Partner – Risk Consulting at Grant Thornton from 1 May said: “I have a deep understanding of the public and higher education sectors and what’s required to ensure change and improvements are practical and sustainable. To me, by investing and actively listening to our clients on the issue at hand we can then provide the best service. Clients need to know they have a risk consulting partner they can trust by bringing together specialist capability, tailoring the solution to the specific client needs, and taking a hands-on approach to delivering results.”

Jarrod Lean, Partner and National Head of Risk Consulting at Grant Thornton said: “With the additions of Leona and Prakash we have a significant opportunity to continue to build our market share in the risk sector by providing premium internal audit, risk management, technology risk, and financial crime services to our clients. Both Leona and Prakash are excited to join the Grant Thornton team, drawn to our values and welcoming culture, and most importantly dedicated to the growth of Risk Consulting.”

Grant Thornton was also fortunate to recently welcome Max Tan, Director to its Risk Consulting team who commenced with the firm on 15 January. Max has many years of specialisation in the Higher Education sector.

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