Des Mannion (Director)

Des joined Grant Thornton in 1986 (in our Leicester office) and qualified as a chartered accountant in 1990. After a short secondment to National Training Des moved there full time in 1990, and in his time there set up Recovery Training in the firm. Des transferred into the Recovery practice in 1999 and worked with R&R management (mainly Scott Barnes and Simon Morris) for 8 years on both partner/staff development and supporting them manage the practice. He transferred to National Management in 2008 where his role is mainly focused on managing the partner/director preparation process and pipeline, but he also works with the NLB (primarily Scott Barnes, Simon Morris and Sacha Romanovitch) on a variety of operational, management and people related projects.

Des's expertise covers:

  • training and development
  • career coaching
  • psychometrics
  • strategic HR
  • insolvency and recovery


  • BSc
  • MBA
  • FCA

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Des Mannion

London, Euston

+44 (0)20 7728 2189