Governance and management

Grant Thornton International Ltd (GTIL) is a private company limited by guarantee, incorporated in England and Wales. It is an umbrella organisation that does not provide services to clients.

Services are delivered by Grant Thornton member firms around the world. GTIL and the member firms collectively are referred to as Grant Thornton.

In the United Arab Emirates the firm is governed by Farouk Mohamed - ChairmanHisham Farouk - CEO and the leadership team which consists of leaders from all lines of service.

The leadership team meet to discuss strategic, operational and financial development, whilst always keeping our clients and people at the forefront.

CHAIRMAN Farouk Mohamed

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Board of governors

The Board of governors is our principal authority and is selected from Grant Thornton member firms worldwide. The current Board members are:

  • Scott Barnes, Chair
  • Peter Bodin, CEO, Grant Thornton International Ltd
  • Vishesh Chandiok, India
  • Marivic Españo, Philippines
  • Hisham Farouk, UAE
  • Gagik Gyulbudaghyan, Armenia
  • Arnaldo Hasenclever, Argentina
  • Emilio Imbriglio, Canada, observer
  • Anna Johnson, Sweden
  • Vassilis Kazas, Greece
  • Greg Keith, Australia
  • Daniel Kurkdjian, France
  • Kevin Ladner, Canada
  • Mike McGuire, US
  • Joachim Riese, Germany
  • Sacha Romanovitch, UK
  • Judith Sprieser, independent board member
  • Hua Xu, China

The global leadership team

The global leadership team (GLT) drives the execution of the global strategy and is chaired by the CEO. It is a full-time management group and its current members are: