Antony Nettleton Global leader - assurance, quality & risk Global +1312 602 8740

Professional background

Antony started at Grant Thornton UK in 1991, he then joined Grant Thornton US in 1997. He became a US audit partner in 2003. Antony was the US International Business Centre director for 12 years and was the Chicago audit practice leader for 9 years.

In 2013 Antony transitioned to Grant Thornton International Limited where he became global head of audit quality control and in 2016 global leader for assurance. Antony also led Project LEAP – the fundamental redesign of our audit methodology, development of our new audit platform and building of our global audit learning.

Antony has 27 years of public accounting experience and has served multiple industries, including distribution, manufacturing and technology.

Outside interests

Antony is married to Diane and they have three children. His family is very much a part of his non-working life. He loves soccer and also plays golf. A big highlight was going to the 2014 World Cup with his son and being at the Ryder Cup in 2014.

Affiliations and certifications

  • CPA - Illinois
  • Grant Thornton US board member from 2008-2013
  • Member of AICPA
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants for England & Wales
  • Member of the British-American Chamber of Commerce
  • Bachelor's degree from Liverpool University