Retail expert Knight joins Grant Thornton from rival
Barry Knight leaves Smith & Williamson to take head of retail role at Grant Thornton
RETAIL RESTRUCTURING expert Barry Knight has joined Grant Thornton (GT) as head of retail.
Knight joins the firm from Smith & Williamson, where he has served for the past two years as a director.
Knight has worked on several major high street restructuring projects, including Littlewoods, Burton Group, Sears and MyTravel.
He will lead the retail team to provide clients with a range of accounting, audit, tax and finance services.
GT national leadership board member David Maxwell said: “With a wide understanding of the financial pressures, opportunities and other major issues that our clients in the retail sector are facing, Barry will be central in our ambitions to deliver a an outstanding service to help our clients through this challenging climate.”