The UK accountancy firm is expanding its media business.

James Robson has been appointed as director of the corporate finance division at UK accountancy firm Grant Thornton.

Robson was previously at KPMG and BBC Worldwide where he held a series of roles. He has 17 years of corporate finance experience in the media industry, specialising in B2B information and B2C publishing, education, broadcasting and the online/digital space.

Dominic Bolton, practice leader of Grant Thornton’s corporate finance media and entertainment division, said: “These are exciting times in media and we are delighted that James has joined our team.”