Ali Sharifi (Head of Corporate Finance Advisory)

Ali heads the national Corporate Finance Advisory service line. He specialises in private equity transactions as well as mergers and acquisition work.

Ali's experience prior to joining Grant Thornton includes time in industry, when after qualifying as a chartered accountant with Arthur Andersen, he joined Courtaulds Textiles in a turnaround and post acquisition implementation role for different business units. Ali later joined HLB-Kidsons, where he was instrumental in starting-up the corporate finance capability in the North West, before joining Grant Thornton’s Corporate Finance team in 1999.

Ali has 17 years experience in advising corporate finance transactions, having been involved in over 100 transactions.

Ali's sector expertise covers: 

  • Support services

Professional qualifications and memberships

  • BEng