Grant Thornton appoints Deena Mattar as Non Executive Director

20 May 2016 Consultancy.uk

Grant Thornton has appointed Deena Mattar as an independent non-executive on the firm’s UK Partnership Oversight Board. She brings extensive experience in restructuring, business refinancing and strategic planning to the board, as well as access to a wide network of intuitional stakeholders and analysts in the city.

Deena Mattar has extensive experience as a Non Executive Director, currently working as a Non Executive Director at the Wates Group, since 2013, and at RM Education, since 2011. Earlier Non Executive Director roles include a three year stint at Invensys, between 2011 and 2014, and a year at Lamprell, between 2012 and 2013. Previously, Mattar worked at the Kier Group, in her last role as the Group Finance Director, between 2001 and 2010, and as Divisional Finance Director between 1998 and 2001. Preceding that, she worked at KPMG in London for twelve years, in her last role as a Senior Manager in the property and construction division. Mattar is a fellow of The Institute of Chartered Accountants.

Deena Mattar, Ed Warner - Grant Thornton

Mattar joins Grant Thornton as independent non-executive on the firm’s Partnership Oversight Board. She brings in considerable experience in restructuring, business refinancing and strategic planning to the board, as well as being able to leverage her extensive knowledge of the city and strong relationships with a range of intuitional stakeholders and analysts.

Ed Warner, who was named Chair of Grant Thornton's Partnership Oversight Board in March this year, comments that the firm is "delighted” in welcoming Mattar to the role. He adds: “Her extensive experience will provide valuable support to the board as she focuses on further driving our quality agenda and the firm continues to move towards its ambition of becoming the go-to firm for growth.”

Commenting on her new role, Mattar says: “Grant Thornton's focus on quality and excellence and its innovative approach to working, with both its people and its clients, gives it a strong presence in the marketplace. I am looking forward to working with the leadership team to help to ensure this continues and assist in their on-going success.”

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