Christopher is a Director in our insurance practice and has over 16 years’ experience in assurance and advisory. Christopher has previously worked in the insurance practices of two of the big four, having originally trained with Grant Thornton.
He has extensive experience across reinsurance & insurance (both life and non-life), captive (re)insurers, special purpose reinsurance vehicles (SPRV’s) and insurance brokers. During his career to date Christopher has overseen the delivery of numerous assurance and advisory services for a wide variety of global clients within the insurance sector, which included instructing and coordinating with offices across the globe to provide efficient delivery of service.
Christopher has insurance experience in external and internal audit, assurance, accounting, risk and regulatory issues. Christopher has strong knowledge of IFRS, local Irish GAAP, US GAAP and regulatory requirements including Solvency II. He is a member of the Grant Thornton International IFRS 17 technical working group and is our IFRS 17 accounting lead for Ireland.
- Fellow of Chartered Accountants Ireland (CAI)
- Qualified Financial Advisor (QFA) Diploma from the Life Insurance Association (LIA)
- Bachelor of Arts in Accounting and Finance (Honors) from Dublin City University (DCU)