Cyril Swale
Grant Thornton Limited
PO Box 13, Lefebvre House, Lefebvre Street, St Peter Port, Guernsey, GY1 3TF
+44 (0)1481 753416
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Cyril leads the Guernsey office responsible for 60 people in the day to day running of the business. Prior to this he was Head of Audit for the Channel Islands and has been a Director at Grant Thornton since 2007. 

His client portfolio consists regulated financial services entities (funds, insurance, fiduciary), real estate and trading businesses, operating in various sectors. He is experienced auditing group structures that cross international boundaries and has a number of clients listed on the LSE, AIM and TISE.

Cyril was instrumental in developing asset management client base, focusing on alternative asset class investment funds and fund managers. Cyril also has experience auditing non-financial services clients in the exploration and mining, real estate, recycling and consumer product sectors. As well as specializing in financial service audit, asset management, insurance, fiduciary, IFRS, UK GAAP, advisory.

As part of his role he sits on the management team, responsible for strategy and leads initiatives to grow the firm’s advisory services in the areas of cyber security, transactional advisory and corporate finance. In addition to his leadership roles he is also the audit engagement leader (Responsible Individual) on a large number of financial service clients predominately in the asset management, insurance and fiduciary sectors.


Grant Thornton Limited is a leading Channel Island practice with offices in Guernsey and Jersey with combined staffing strength of approximately 100 people. We are the Channel Island member of Grant Thornton International, one of the world's leading international organisations of independently owned and managed accounting and consulting firms. Grant Thornton International is not a worldwide partnership. Services are delivered independently by the member firms and as a member firm within Grant Thornton International we have access to member and correspondent firms in over 130 countries, offering client’s specialist local knowledge supported by international expertise and methodologies.

We have been offering practical and strategic advice to all the key sectors in the Channel Islands for many years, and work closely with our clients to understand the specific issues that they face, as is evident in the many long standing client relationships that we have developed.

Our range of services in the Channel Islands include:

  • Accounting
  • Recovery and Reorganisation
  • Outsourced Accounting and Payroll
  • Private Client
  • Tax
  • Audit and Assurance
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