Director promotion at Grant Thornton

(left to right): Helen Wheeler-Jones, newly-promoted restructuring team director, with Eddie Williams, head of Grant Thornton's restructuring team in the Midlands.

Business and finance adviser Grant Thornton in Leicester has promoted restructuring specialist Helen Wheeler-Jones to Director in its Midlands advisory team.

Wheeler-Jones joined Grant Thornton in 2015 and focuses on supporting and building Grant Thornton’s restructuring advisory and lender offering across the East Midlands.

She has played a leading role on many of the firm’s complex and investigatory assignments including All Leisure Holidays and HPI Racing.

Eddie Williams, partner and head of Grant Thornton’s restructuring team in the Midlands, said: “Helen’s promotion is recognition of her hard work since joining Grant Thornton. She is a leading member of our 30-strong Midlands advisory team which has grown significantly in the last four years”

“Helen is recognised as a trusted advisor within the market and has played key roles in restructuring and rescuing business and preserving thousands of jobs within the region over this period. Her promotion to Director, alongside further new members, enables us to continue supporting our restructuring clients across the region in what we believe will be busy times ahead.”

Commenting on her promotion, Helen Wheeler-Jones said: “I have worked in the East Midlands region and closely with the market throughout my career over 11 years. As a leader of our growing East Midlands advisory team, I am excited about the opportunity to lead and provide restructuring support to our local clients.”

Chris Frostwick, practice leader at Grant Thornton in Leicester, added: “Our local restructuring team has gone from strength to strength in recent years, as shown by its appointment to several very high-profile cases. Helen’s individual fields of specialist expertise enhances an already exceptional group of people and with her promotion to Director, I very much expect the team to continue its growth trajectory.”