Paul Houghton (Partner)

Paul is a partner in our Audit and Assurance department, based in Sheffield but working across the Leicester, Nottingham and Sheffield offices. He specialises in listed and private company audit work in variety of sectors but notably with manufacturing, engineering and software & IT services businesses.

Paul joined Grant Thornton in 2007 through the merger with Robson Rhodes, where he was the partner responsible for overseeing quality, risk and compliance matters for the firm's audit and business assurance practice. Prior to joining Robson Rhodes in 2004, Paul spent 12 years serving a range of multi-national audit clients at Deloitte in London. He maintained a broad general manufacturing and support services client base, but developed specialist expertise with clients in the software and IT services sector.

Paul's expertise covers:
In addition to a strong audit background, Paul has substantial experience of advising clients dealing with business change on a local or international basis – in particular working with senior management to maintain stability through acquisitions, disposals, periods of rapid growth and financial restructuring.


  • ACA
  • BSc

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Paul Houghton


+44 (0)114 262 9761