Shaun O'Callaghan Partner London +44 (0)20 7865 2887

I have more than 20 years' experience as an adviser, executive and board director. As head of restructuring and debt advisory, I work with owners and management teams to define their strategy and financial plan, and then guide them through a fund raising or restructuring process.

My experience covers resolving difficult lending situations and delivering complex, cross-border restructuring assignments, as well as providing syndicated debt and refinancing advice to companies across Europe. In debt advisory I focus on high-growth companies and the larger mid-market, with debt typically in the region of £30 million to £250 million.

I have developed Grant Thornton's CEO Room which is a dedicated, stimulating and interactive space designed to facilitate business leaders to work on their key strategic, financial and leadership issues. In addition to this I also design and deliver senior executive development and change programmes for leading global companies including Vodafone and Carlsberg. 

I am also the programme director for the Institute for Turnaround's development academy and the published author of 'Turnaround Leadership: Making Decisions, Rebuilding Trust and Delivering Results after a Crisis', Kogan Page, 2010.

I am a contributor to Planning for growth: Don’t let uncertainty hold you back. A report which provides recommendations and shares inspiring stories for ambitious business leaders looking to accelerate their growth performance.

  • Chartered Accountant
  • Member of the Institute for Turnaround
  • Senior Executive Programme, London Business School
  • Advanced Management Program, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
  • MA (Oxon), Jurisprudence
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