Sam Pointon (Director)

Sam joined Grant Thornton's assurance team in 2000 after training with a top 20 accountancy firm.  He works in our Financial Services Group, specialising in audit and advisory services for financial services clients.


Sam is a financial services specialist and has over 8 years experience in the sector.  During his career he has carried out a wide variety of assurance assignments for both financial services and commercial businesses.  Sam has worked with mature businesses including those listed on the London Stock Exchange and AiM though to start operations.  He has also worked with fast growing clients working alongside them through sale processes and also stock market listings.

Sam has extensive regulatory experience.  He has advised clients applying for FSA regulation and has extensive experience of client money and assets reporting assignments.

Sam has first experience of the challenges and opportunities facing financial services businesses and works closely with his clients to help them achieve their growth objectives. Sam is a chartered accountant.

Sam's expertise covers:

  • Audit for financial services entities, particularly investment business, investment funds and insurance broker clients
  • Financial services regulation
  • Sam has experience of working on large international assignments


  • BSc
  • ACA


Contact Details >

Sam Pointon

London, Finsbury Square

+44 (0)20 7728 2167