Terry works in our Media and Entertainment Group particularly in UK television, film and music.
Terry Back has worked with creative businesses throughout his career in particular advising independent television and film production and distribution companies. In the mid 1990s he founded Grant Thornton's UK Media Group. He led this group until taking a sabbatical in 2008. Since returning to the UK, he has continued to act as business advisory and audit partner for many companies in this sector, ranging from major and publicly quoted independents to one man bands.
For the last nine years he has been a member of Grant Thornton UK's non-executive board and for the last five years has been a member of Grant Thornton International's non-executive board. He also has a keen interest in people development and sits on the Grant Thornton Partner and Director Interview panel as well as coaching and mentoring Partners and Directors both at Grant Thornton and outside.
Terry has dealt with a large number of fast-growing companies over the last two decades, frequently advising on their transition from private to public company status and also advising on acquisition strategies.
Terry has written a number of reports on accounting for the UK Media Sector. His interests outside work include motor cycling and Millwall Football Club. He is a Trustee of The Grierson Trust.
Terry's expertise covers:
- Films / TV