John Glennon Partner - Financial Services Galway +353 1 6805 630


John is an audit partner specialising in the provision of audit and assurance services. He is also the International Business Centre Director for Ireland and acts as the main point of contact for all international assignments with Grant Thornton International member firms to and from Ireland including foreign direct investment.

Sector experience

He has worked across a broad range of the firm’s clients including listed companies, multinationals and entrepreneurial companies.

John also has experience of working with a wide range of structured finance transactions including loan securitisations, note programmes and aircraft leasing. John’s experience in the asset management sector includes the audit of Irish, offshore hedge and private equity funds.

John has worked on a wide range of clients, from start-up companies to clients with assets in excess of US $100 billion.

Prior to joining Grant Thornton financial services team he worked in the asset management sector in New York where he was responsible for the audits of a wide range of investment and hedge funds including Mutual Funds registered under the 1940 Act.


  • Bachelor of Commerce (BComm) degree from the National University of Ireland Galway (NUIG)
  • Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland (ICAI)