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Mathew Tierney




Executive summary

Mathew Tierney is the Global Insurance Practice leader for Grant Thornton LLP. He maintains offices in both New York City and Philadelphia and also serves on Grant Thornton’s Partnership Board as well as on the Global Business Consulting Leadership team for Grant Thornton International Ltd.


Tierney oversees the firm’s go-to-market strategy for the Insurance industry which includes creating industry-centric solutions, establishing service delivery teams and ensuring quality execution for the firm’s global accounts.


Over Tierney’s career, he has worked in the United States, the United Kingdom, Bermuda and Germany with global insurance companies and monetary authorities. He has specialized in the insurance industry, focusing on the property and casualty, life, and health insurance sectors. In this capacity, he has served a select group of leading domestic and international insurers. Tierney also brings a breadth of experience in the transformation landscape for the Insurance industry as well as both the functional and technical components related to process and system reengineering.




Professional qualifications and memberships


Tierney sits on the board of the Society of Insurance Financial Management (SIFM), which consists of global CFOs and professional service partners focused on finance in the Insurance industry.






Tierney received his bachelor’s in accounting from Widener University. He is also a graduate of Harvard Business School’s Executive Leadership Program.


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