Grant Thornton manager comes top in ‘most difficult’ exams

Mark Allen, a senior recovery and reorganisation manager, achieved the highest score in the final JIEB exams, considered to be some of the most difficult of any UK professional examinations.

Allen said: ‘I am extrememly pleased to have passed the exams and it is a great feeling to attain the highest mark in the UK. The hard work has definitely paid off.’

Allen past the exams on his first attempt and is now a qualified licensed insolvency practitioner. He has worked at Grant Thornton, the UK’s seventh largest accountancy firm, since 1997 where he is responsible for buisness insolvency assignments.

Scott Barnes,head of recovery and reorganisation services, said: ‘I am thrilled for Mark and he deserves every recognition for passing very challenging exams with flying colours.’

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