Ex-PwC partner joins Grant Thornton

GRANT THORNTON has recruited a former Big Four partner to join its assurance division in Milton Keynes.

David Newstead was at PwC for 24 years in various offices including New York, Cambridge and Birmingham, working primarily in the private sectors including manufacting.

Malcolm Gomersall, office managing partner in assurance at Grant Thornton, said: “David is just the first stage in our strategic investment in new senior people who we plan to bring into the business, to strengthen Grant Thornton in this market place.

“David has a dynamic understanding of the challenges that industry faces as global forces once again test the confidence of many companies and he brings innovation and energy to the team.”

The latest appointment brings the number of partners and directors at the firm covering Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire to 15.

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