Owen Edwards, Grant Thornton
Owen Edwards
Head of Downstream Automotive
Grant Thornton

I am part of the automotive advisory mergers and acquisitions team at Grant Thornton. I have a large range of experience in: Automotive distribution and retail, global composite, dashboard and KPI analysis, company and financial analysis, and strategic five-year planning.

Prior to joining the firm in 2015, I advised on the IPO of Marshall Motor Holdings Plc and worked for seven years at Inchcape Plc, the world’s largest independent motor retailer and distributor. For four years, I was the Director of Business Development, undertaking acquisitions and focusing on the strategic positioning of the business across the globe. Prior to becoming the Director of Business Development at Inchcape Plc.

I was Group Strategy Manager, my projects included introducing new brands into emerging markets, restructuring a number of the groups overseas underperforming operations, and compiling the group’s five-year strategy plan. My interest in automotive is both at work and home, I own three classic British sports cars, a TVR 3000M (Martin 3), Lotus Esprit Turbo and I have recently purchased a Marcos Mantaray.

Email: owen.edwards@uk.gt.com
My Sessions
Assessing the readiness of the UK for the ban on manufacture of ICE vehicles
Breakout London Wall
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