Graham Tyler succeeds Martin Muirhead at Moore Kingston Smith

12 May 2021 2 min. read
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Professional services firm Moore Kingston Smith has announced the appointment of Graham Tyler as Chairman. The move comes as long-serving Senior Partner Martin Muirhead retires from the firm.

Moore Kingston Smith is an audit and advisory firm with more than 60 partners 600 staff both in and around London. As the London firm of the Moore UK network, it is also a key member of the Moore Global Network – an international collective made up of over 30,000 people across more than 100 countries.

A media professional of some 30 years, Graham Tyler has spent the last 13 years as a Partner with Moore Kingston Smith, including seven years on the firm’s governance and executive boards. In that time, he has been heavily involved in the development of Moore Kingston Smith, and he led an initiative to build the firm’s presence in Los Angeles, as UK media clients increasingly required support for their businesses in dual markets.

Graham Tyler and Martin Muirhead - Moore

Tyler’s promotion to the position of Chairman will see him formally step into a senior leadership role, joining Managing Partner Maureen Penfold in steering the firm’s ambitious direction and strategy. Looking ahead, the pair will work to grow the firm’s operations, and continue to inspire employees to achieve organisational objectives.

Reflecting on his new role, Tyler said, “It’s been truly rewarding to be a part of the growth and development of the media team over the past 13 years. As Chairman I’m looking forward to progressing the firm even further, fully supporting Maureen, our Partners and all our people, and enabling the business to maximise opportunities for our clients.”

Tyler succeeds Martin Muirhead in the role. Muirhead has been a Partner with Moore Kingston Smith for more than 25 years, leading the firm’s property practice before becoming Senior Partner five years ago. Since then, he has assisted in leading and representing the firm through the executive and governance boards, and been thoroughly committed to seeing the firm flourish and meet our objectives. While he is retiring, a release from the firm stated he will remain involved as a consultant.

Managing Partner Penfold said of Muirhead’s retirement, “I’d like to thank Martin for the significant contribution he has made over his tenure at Moore Kingston Smith – and to the profession. Martin has been an integral part of the firm since 1991. We’re delighted that Martin will remain involved with Moore Kingston Smith as a consultant, and we wish him the very best for his retirement.”