Corporate

Imogen Joss appointed as independent non-executive

Leading financial and business adviser Grant Thornton UK LLP is delighted to announce the appointment of Imogen Joss as an independent non-executive (INE) director for the firm. Imogen will be replacing Caroline Goodall who retired by rotation on 30 June 2017.

Commenting on Caroline stepping down from the Board, Ed Warner, independent chair of the firm’s governance body The Partnership Oversight Board, said:

“I would like to thank Caroline, on behalf of the board and the firm for the huge contribution she has made over her seven-year tenure as one of the first INEs the firm appointed.

“It has been a great pleasure to work with Caroline and I know that colleagues who have worked with her since she became one of the firm’s first INEs have found both her counsel and challenge invaluable. Her support and insight over the last seven years has helped shape the type of progressive firm Grant Thornton is today. We wish her all the very best in her future endeavours.”

Caroline Goodall said:

“It has been an enormous pleasure to have been a part of Grant Thornton’s journey and evolution over the last seven years. I am hugely proud to have been one of the first INEs to work with the firm’s leadership as part of their progressive approach to governance in the sector. It’s great to see the purpose led approach taking hold, and I shall watch with interest as the firm continues to move forward and break new ground.”

Commenting on the appointment of Imogen Joss as independent non-executive director, Ed said:

“We are delighted to welcome Imogen to the board. She brings with her a wealth of experience and a passion for talent development and organisational culture change.

“Imogen has an exceptional background in an array of business areas such as fintech, energy and commodities with strong strategic, commercial and operational experience, she also has a reputation for rapidly building and maintaining customer and stakeholder network relationships.”

Commenting on her appointment Imogen Joss said:

“Over the last few years the firm has made some truly ground breaking changes, it’s this innovation and dynamism that has attracted me to the firm and I’m excited to join Grant Thornton and be a part of the next phase of evolution for the firm.”

In addition to this INE position Imogen is currently a senior independent director of Gresham Computing and non-executive director of IPSX.