John Gleeson, Head of Media & Entertainment, Grant Thornton

John joined Grant Thornton in April 2014 as a Partner and heads up the firm’s media pactice. 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 19 years commercial experience in providing tax advice to individuals and corporates across a broad range of issues and tax heads. He has considerable experience in advising high net worth individuals and owner managed businesses with a particular focus on the media sector in Ireland and abroad.

He also has particular experience in financing film and television projects having raised finance and advised on a broad range of transactions including large international television series, animation series for the US market and numerous feature films.