Gorham joins the firm as a specialist partner within the regulatory team focusing on FSA compliance whilst Shepley has been appointed as actuarial practice leader.
Both appointments take place with immediate effect and support Grant Thornton’s expansion strategy for its Financial Markets Group, a combination of regulatory, restructuring and risk management teams.
Gorham ran the regulatory practice in the South West for Deloitte & Touche, from where he joins Grant Thornton. Shepley was a director of CGU’s UK non-life business, being involved in the creation of CGU from the merger of Commercial Union and General Accident.
Dennis Layton takes up the position on April 1 and will contribute to the firm’s goal of becoming the leading global professional services organisation by 2020
Richard Cartwright becomes the new head, taking over from incumbent head of office David Lemon
Brian Burke, business development director, has moved within the firm to 'develop Quantuma’s networks with Sussex professional firms'
Stephen Mills joins the Manchester office from IBM, where he spent 12 years as an associate partner in the data, analytics and cognitive consulting group