Grant Thornton International Ltd (GTIL) is a private company limited by guarantee, incorporated in England and Wales. It is an umbrella organisation that does not provide services to clients. Services are delivered by Grant Thornton member firms around the world. GTIL and the member firms collectively are referred to as Grant Thornton.

With more than 53,000 people in over 130 countries, we are truly a global organisation with a huge reach.

Board of governors

The Board of Governors (the Board) is the principal and overriding authority in GTIL. The Board exercises governance over GTIL and comprises the chair of the Board; the chief executive officer of GTIL; managing partners from Grant Thornton member firms; and independent directors. The Board aims for a reasonable balance of diversity and representation from different geographical areas, including emerging markets.

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The current Board members are:
  • Scott Barnes, chair
  • Peter Bodin, CEO, Grant Thornton International Ltd
  • Vishesh Chandiok, India
  • David Dunckley, UK
  • Marivic Españo, Philippines
  • Hisham Farouk, UAE
  • Gagik Gyulbudaghyan, Armenia
  • Emilio Imbriglio, Canada, observer
  • Anna Johnson, Sweden
  • Vassilis Kazas, Greece
  • Daniel Kurkdjian, France
  • Kevin Ladner, Canada
  • Mike McGuire, US
  • Joachim Riese, Germany
  • Victor Sekese, South Africa
  • Judith Sprieser, independent board member
  • Hua Xu, China
  • Shigeyoshi Yamada, Japan

The global leadership team

The global leadership team (GLT) drives the execution of the global strategy and is chaired by the CEO. It is a full-time management group and its current members are shown below. If you are looking for contacts in your local market, please visit our locations page where you can find your local Grant Thornton member firm.