Grant Thornton promotes Jenny Brown to COO of Not for Profit arm

24 April 2017 1 min. read
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Grant Thornton has promoted Jenny Brown, who has been with the company since 1999, to the role of Chief Operating Officer for its Not for Profit industry Group.

Jenny Brown joined Grant Thornton in 1999, following the completion of her Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Durham University. She was initially trained in the firm’s Sheffield Office, transferring to the London office in 2010. During her more than seventeen years at the firm, she worked across various organisations – specialising in not-for-profit firms, wherefore she took leadership of the firm’s technical team to the segment. She was most recently the Head of Technical and Head of Social Housing. In addition to her BA, she holds a and a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from The Open University.

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The recent announcement sees Brown promoted to the role of Chief Operating Officer for its Not for Profit industry Group. The role sees her focus on supporting the industry with a voice on a range of internal and external issue, co-ordinate the firm's industry group, and further expand her engagement with the wider industry – in addition she will continue to support housing organisations more broadly.

Remarking on the appointment, Carol Rudge, Global and UK Head of Not for Profit at Grant Thornton, says that the firm is "delighted” that Jenny has taken on the position of Chief Operating Officer for the firm's Not for Profit group. She adds, “Jenny has vast experience working with a wide range of not for profit organisations and I know that she is well placed to work with me in further developing our services to the sector. Jenny is passionate about instilling good governance and developing strong leadership and culture within the organisations she works with. I am excited to continue working with her to further grow the firm's influence in the sector."