Russell has over 20 years of experience in the Auckland and London financial markets. He specialises in recovery, M&A and transaction advisory services; in particular, investigating accountant assignments, lead advisory, financial due diligence, receiverships, liquidations and lending reviews. Prior to joining Grant Thornton New Zealand, Russell held senior financial roles as a specialist fund manager; he also held financial analyst roles in the United Kingdom with Morgan Stanley after initially beginning his career with one of the big four accountancy firms in Auckland.
- Bachelor of Commerce, University of Auckland
- Chartered Accountant (CA) of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand