Accountancy firm hires well-known Midlands professional

Eddie Williams

Well-known accountancy professional Eddie Williams is set to join PwC from early 2021.

Williams has been a partner at Grant Thornton for the last five years but originally joined PwC as a graduate in the East Midlands, spending 20 years with the firm in its business restructuring practice.

Matthew Hammond, Midlands region chairman and Birmingham office senior partner at PwC, said: “I am delighted to welcome Eddie back to PwC as a Partner. Eddie and I worked together for many years and he has continued to build, develop and enhance his reputation for leading mid-market restructurings. Adding his talent to our deals business across the Midlands comes at a critical time for our economy when it is vital that we recover rapidly from the impact of COVID-19.”

Rob Moran, partner and business restructuring leader for PwC in the Midlands, added: “We are delighted that Eddie is rejoining PwC. He is a well known and respected restructuring advisor and we’re delighted to be able to invest in our future growth ambitions with such a talented individual.”