Gernot Hebestreit Global leader - business development and markets +44 (0) 20 7391 9538


Gernot is responsible for business development, client service, industries, marketing and communications. He also oversees the development of Grant Thornton in Africa and the CIS region.

He has extensive experience working as an auditor and business adviser to international clients. During his career, Gernot has worked for large audit clients in the automotive, construction, textile, services and life entertainment industries, and has also provided transactional and valuation advice on a large number of national and international transactions, including one of the most significant German mergers.


  • Member of global leadership team
  • Co-editor of respected German accountancy magazine


He is a co-editor of a well-known German accounting magazine and a lecturer in accounting at the University of Muenster.


  • Chamber of German Public Auditors
  • Chamber of German Chartered Tax Advisers
  • PhD in economics