Vishal Chopra joins the firm from PwC
Mid-tier accountancy firm Grant Thornton has appointed Vishal Chopra as its new tax director.
Chopra, a specialist in corporate and personal tax advice, brings more than 10 years’ experience to the firm.
He joins Grant Thornton from big four accountancy firm PwC, where he led the private business tax team.
Chopra will work across Grant Thornton's Edinburgh and Glasgow offices alongside partner and head of tax George McCracken to develop the firm’s corporate tax offering to privately managed businesses and owners.
Andrew Howie, managing partner at Grant Thornton, said: “We’re delighted to have Vishal join Grant Thornton.
“His unrivalled tax experience and calibre will play a crucial role in helping us deliver top-level tax services, whilst enabling our clients to reach their ambitions both in Scotland and overseas.”
Chopra's appointment follows that of Sandra Rodger as partner, Wendy Ferguson as head of financial services and Bryan Crawford as director, heading up the capital allowances division.
Neil McInnes has also been promoted to director as head of corporate finance.
Other promotions this year include Leigh McLuskey, Mark Probert and Joanne Allan, who have all gone on to senior management positions.