Press release

Grant Thornton appoints new partner

Sara McAllister Sara McAllister

Professional services firm Grant Thornton Ireland continues its commitment to servicing client’s needs by announcing new partner, Sara McAllister to head up the firm’s Business Risk Services team. The promotion reflects the growth experienced by Grant Thornton Ireland over the past twelve months, as the firm responds to the challenges of Covid-19.

Sara will lead the newly established Business Risk Services (BRS) corporate and public sector team, which will meet the growth in demand for multi-faceted advice on all aspects of business risk management.  

Sara joined Grant Thornton in 2010 and has built out the firm’s business risk offering over recent years. Having qualified with a big four firm and spending some formative years in industry, Sara brings years of experience and knowledge to the role, coupled with ambitious plans for the team to grow.

Commenting on the appointment of the new partner Michael McAteer, Managing Partner at Grant Thornton said “I am delighted to announce the appointment Sara McAllister to the Grant Thornton Ireland Partner team. The promotion demonstrates our firm’s culture of empowering and encouraging our people to achieve their potential, and our commitment to responding to client needs. Covid has impacted everyone, and we continue to strengthen our team and support our people and clients to navigate through these challenging times. The very nature of the pandemic and new ways of working has seen an increase in the demand for business risk services and we want to ensure that as a firm we have the people and talent to assist businesses in successfully addressing these risks with appropriate and innovative solutions."

Grant Thornton Ireland’s Business Risk Services team delivers practical and pragmatic risk management solutions that support clients in growing and protecting the inherent value of their businesses, ensuring that they are striving to create sustainable growth in an increasingly complex and rapidly changing commercial environment.

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