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Grant Thornton bolsters financial services offering with new Partner appointment

Leading business and financial adviser Grant Thornton UK LLP has strengthened its financial services offering with the appointment of Devesh Mehta as Partner.

Devesh joins Grant Thornton's Business risk services (BRS) team with over 18 year's experience in the financial services industry. He has built up strong Corporate and Investment banking expertise and specialises in bringing robust financial discipline and commercial pragmatism to investment banks. Devesh has extensive leadership experience secured through holding board level CFO and CAO roles at Nomura International.

Commenting on his appointment, Devesh said "I am delighted to join Grant Thornton's Financial Services Group. My primary focus will be to lead and build on the firm's existing Finance and Risk Advisory offering, and support our client base in successfully navigating the ever changing, highly regulated financial services market. I am also looking forward to using the breadth of my experience to enhance the firm's already strong assurance offering and working collaboratively with the broader Financial Services team here at Grant Thornton."

Ewen Fleming, partner and Financial services group practice leader at Grant Thornton UK LLP added "We are delighted to welcome Devesh to the team. His considerable experience in corporate and investment banking and strong network in the sector will add another degree of strength to our existing team, particularly in our work with Corporate Banking and Asset Management clients. The appointment demonstrates the continued investment in our Financial Services Group and dedication to ensuring we continue to meet our clients' needs."