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Grant Thornton UK LLP announces new Head to lead its National Assurance Services

Leading financial and business advisor Grant Thornton UK LLP is pleased to announce the appointment of Andrew Vials as the new Head of National Assurance Services (NAS).

Based in Grant Thornton's Euston office he will lead a team of some 35 people providing technical support and advice to all of the firm's service lines

Commenting on the appointment, Mark Cardiff, Head of Audit, Grant Thornton UK LLP, said: “We warmly welcome Andrew Vials to Grant Thornton as the new UK Head of NAS.

"Andrew brings with him a wealth of experience both in the technical field, including six years as a member of the IASB's IFRS Interpretations Committee,  and from his previous role as a client facing partner in the  Financial Services industry.

Andrew Vials adds: "I am delighted to be joining Grant Thornton at a time when significant changes in reporting and regulation bring both many opportunities and challenges."