Grant Thornton adds partners to advisory and consulting business

26 June 2022 3 min. read
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Grant Thornton has promoted twelve company members to partner effective the start of next month, including four in the advisory and consulting side of its business.

The new partner intake is “one of the largest in years” said Grant Thornton’s chief executive Greg Keith, “testament to our growth, the high standard of internal candidates and a direct reflection of the investments we’re making in the development of our people.”

“Clients appreciate our focus on constructive relationships, all underpinned by our focus on quality and results. Our new partners have achieved outstanding results for our clients and as leaders within our teams, even in the face of the obstacles thrown at us by the pandemic. Every one of these promotions is well deserved.”

Grant Thornton adds partners to advisory and consulting business

Meet the new partners in the Management Consulting, Risk Consulting and Financial Advisory units:

Tyson Dujela
Tyson Dujela is a partner in Grant Thornton’s Management Consulting business, where he focuses on clients in the retail sector. He specialises in topics including merchandise transformation, commercial finance, store operations and supply chain.

During his time with Grant Thornton, Tyson has led a number of successful project teams across Australian major retailers such as Coles, Target, Myer and David Jones.

He has over 15 years of experience working in professional services, business and consulting. Earlier he worked for leading retailers including Burberry, Sony and Pentland Brands, and worked at Deloitte, where he began his professional career.

Daniel Farthing
Daniel Farthing is a partner in the Risk Consulting division. He leads engagements in Sydney with a focus on security, access, change management, project management and processing integrity. As part of this role, Daniel also leads Grant Thornton non-audit assurance offerings in Sydney including engagements performed under industry frameworks such as ASAE 3402, GS 007 and SOC-2.

After spending the first eleven years of his career with PwC in Australia and the US, Daniel joined Grant Thornton in September 2019. He focuses mainly on clients in highly regulated industries such as financial services and superannuation.

Jane Stanton
Jane Stanton has been with Grant Thornton in its Risk Consulting business since 2019. She has over 20 years of financial services industry experience having worked in a variety of senior risk management, internal audit and finance roles at Suncorp, Macquarie Group and Allianz.

She has deep experience in the development, embedding and oversight of risk management, assurance, compliance and governance frameworks and the development and rollout of internal audit methodologies.

An accountant by background, Jane has held several leadership roles at the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, including serving as President of the association.

Tom Williams
Tom Williams is a partner in the Financial Advisory division, a member of the Corporate Finance practice. He has over a dozen years of corporate finance experience, both in Australia and the UK, executing merger & acquisition fundraising assignments across a diverse range of industries and markets with a focus on private equity and debt transactions.

Tom is also a leader in the Energy & Resources industry group and has a particular focus on the mining sector.

The other leaders joining the firm’s partnership per July 1 are: George Bendall, Aliece Graham, Rebecca Iwanuscha in the Tax division, Owen Carew, Nicole Gonzalez, Jay Vasiliou and Tari Makanda in the Audit & Assurance division, and Lili Song in the Private Advisory business.

In Australia, Grant Thornton has around 1,300 employees, led by a 165-strong partner team. Earlier this year, the firm was named a top employer for diversity & inclusion by both the Australian LGBTQ Inclusion Awards and Diversity Council Australia.