Risk director appointed at Grant Thornton

Sandy Kumar, a banker and a certified charted accountant, has joined Grant
Thornton UK as director of its risk management practice.

Kumar’s role will be to develop and grow the financial services capabilities
of the division as well as build on the work completed for global clients based
in the US.

He has nearly 20 years experience gained from bank group UFJ International
where he was head of internal audit for eight years.

Previous he spent seven years with Credit Suisse First Boston where he was a
senior audit manager and he also spent several years as internal auditor for
Standard Chartered Bank.

Kumar said one of his first priorities would be to ensure that the firm can
take advantage of its ‘best practice knowledge’ and implement a seamless service
for its global clients.

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