Phil joined Forensic & Investigations Services on 1 July 2012 to focus on professional negligence work and investigations involving audit and accounting issues.
Phil was UK Head of Assurance from July 2006 until 30 June 2012 and also a member of the Grant Thornton International Assurance Advisory Board. In this role his responsibilities included overseeing audit quality for the firm and he gained extensive experience of quality review programmes and liaising with Regulators. He continues to be a Registered Individual with involvement in audit work.
He has extensive audit and advisory work experience having worked with a wide range of listed and private international companies including:
other forms of assurance
due diligence in respect of transactions,
investigations work including the failure of a major financial institution
the preparation of accounts from incomplete records.
Phil joined Grant Thornton as a Partner in October 1998 from a Big 4 where he had spent 15 years, prior to that he spent 4 years with smaller accounting practices.