Edit Profile

Simon Trivett

National Head of Retail at Grant Thornton Australia

Melbourne, Australia

About Me

Simon has broad experience in the retail and consumer markets and is Grant Thornton’s National Head of Retail. Simon has over 22 years’ experience in accounting and consulting and is pragmatic and commercial with his approach to problem solving and dealing with issues. He really tries to understand your business and its’ drivers. He has a particular interest in retailers’ use of technology for both back office and at the customer interface. Simon has experience in assessing the viability of businesses and projects and advises in a wide range of finance and commercial matters from management reporting and systems through to due diligence reviews and risk management. Simon sits on the advisory board of a hardware wholesaling business and this has given him an appreciation for the challenges in strategy implementation for multisite businesses. He has had significant experience with foreign controlled subsidiaries (including SEC listed) operating in Australia and coordinating assignments with multiple Grant Thornton offices or other firms both in Australia and overseas. acted as facilitator of a two day strategy workshop for a client, ensuring a robust and comprehensive approach was taken to set the direction of the business over the next three to five years sits on the board and acts as chair of the finance, audit and risk committee of a peak not for profit organisation, ensuring prudent financial management to assist the long term sustainability of the organisation presents at various forums on the retail industry and has a particular interest in retailers’ use of technology to engage with customers

Most Shared

Online shopping made even easier

Online shopping made even easier

Most Popular

Reputation risk to 7-11

Reputation risk to 7-11

0 0 0

Niche retail provides growth

The thing I liked about this Inside Retail article was that is shows that niche retail is still going strong.  Then I saw that...

Read More…
unknownx500

0 0 0

Only in Japan.....? I hope not.

It is wonderful to see retailers around the world opening bold and exciting retail spaces.  And good to see that retailing in Japan...

Read More…
unknownx500

0 0 0

Sad day as another Iconic brand might disappear

It's a sad day when an Iconic Australian brand like Oroton faces extinction.  Let's hope the administrators wield their magic and...

Read More…
unknownx500

0 0 0

Consumers the winner with more time to shop

I'm sure most of us have felt the frustration of not getting to use a gift card before it expires.  Or having to rush in and end up...

Read More…
unknownx500

1 0 0

It's not only Amazon...

A recent survey from the Australian Centre for Retail Studies at Monash University revealed the improving perceptions retailers have of...

Read More…
unknownx500

As a free user, you can follow Passle and like posts.

To repost this post to your own Passle blog, you will need to upgrade your account.

For plans and pricing, please contact our sales team at sales@passle.net

Repost successful!

View the repost

Repost successful!

Your repost is currently a draft. Review your repost and request approval.

Something went wrong whilst reposting - please try again.

Sorry - this is not an option. This post already exists in the Passle you have selected.

Try reposting to another Passle.