John joined Grant Thornton in 2014 as a Partner and heads up the firm’s Media and Entertainment Practice. Prior to joining Grant Thornton John was with a large Dublin accountancy and business advisory practice where he was a tax partner. John has over 20 years commercial experience in providing tax advice and advisory services to individuals and corporates across a broad range of issues and tax heads. He has particular experience in film and television projects having raised finance and advised on a broad range of transactions involving numerous large international television series, animation series for the US market and numerous feature films, including: Vikings, Ripper Street, Camelot, Moone Boy, Frank and The Guard. He also has considerable experience in advising high net worth individuals and owner-managed businesses with a particular focus on the media and entertainment sector in Ireland and abroad. John has been credited with financing and producing over 100 projects on IMDB.