Patrick Storey was formerly a Senior Partner, Financial Services Group, at Grant Thornton UK LLP. He was a founding member of the firm's Financial Services Group and its Regulatory Team. After 30 years with the firm he retired from partnership in June 2016, but continues to be part-time Chair of the Financial Services Group. His broad investigations experience and practical knowledge of the financial services industry is the result of almost 30 years' focus on assignments for financial services regulators and regulated businesses, both in the UK and Overseas. He continues to specialise in governance, culture and the practical implications of financial regulations.
He has regularly provided expert witness testimony in High Court and Tribunal proceedings. Mr Storey is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales. He holds a Financial Planning Certificate and is a member of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment. He served for almost 20 years on the Quality Assurance Committee (and formerly the Investment Business Authorisation Committee) of the Chartered Accountants Regulatory Board in Ireland, and he now serves on the Quality Assurance Review Committee. He is a regular speaker or Chairman at industry conferences, seminars and interest groups.