Governor Software and Grant Thornton form strategic partnership

 Governor Software and Grant Thornton form strategic partnership to transform how companies manage and control risk and compliance.

Collaboration to provide clients with highest standard of risk and compliance oversight



DUBLIN, January 18, 2019: Governor Software Limited and Grant Thornton Ireland came together today to launch a new strategic partnership that will transform how businesses manage risks and protect themselves in a constantly evolving regulatory environment. Making innovative use of visualisation technology these new tools enable clients to easily identify and monitor risks to the company in real-time. With all risk information accessible in a single, centralised, platform it is easier for managers to see threats and to track changes and updates as they happen.


Working together means that Governor Software has been able to combine its industry leading track record of innovation in governance and oversight with Grant Thornton’s expertise, insight and unparalleled understanding of the regulatory environment.


Richard Pike, Founder and CEO, Governor Software, commented: “Financial institutions are under increasing pressure to prove they have quality governance and oversight in place. Grant Thornton’s understanding of this regulatory environment and market best practices coupled with Governor Software’s visualisation capabilities will ensure clients achieve genuine oversight and governance of their obligations.”


“We assist our clients in achieving their business objectives, by presenting them with clear and innovative solutions to their most complex problems,” added Frankie Cronin, Advisory Director, Grant Thornton. “Governor’s exciting oversight technology can help our clients with some of their most challenging risk and regulatory issues such as manually intensive, inefficient and ineffective reporting processes.”


Governor Software enables financial institutions to deconstruct regulations, frameworks and policies into clear visual maps that enable risk managers to identify problems, make changes and track updates in real-time as they happen.


All of this can be done within a single platform, empowering users to ensure proper oversight and clear accountability. Governor Software’s information architecture offers flexible reporting and provides real-time feedback in the form of dashboards and notifications tailored for management.


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About Grant Thornton

Grant Thornton is Ireland’s fastest growing professional services firm. With over 1,350 people in 7 offices across Ireland and a presence in over 130 countries around the world, we bring you the local knowledge, national expertise and global presence to help you and your business succeed – wherever you’re located. We deliver solutions to all business challenges. Clients choose us because the breadth of financial and business services they need is available, delivered innovatively and always to the highest standards. At Grant Thornton we are committed to long term relationships.

 For further information visit: https://www.grantthornton.ie


About Governor Software

With offices in Dublin, London and New York, Governor Software Ltd supports senior risk and compliance executives at financial institutions maintain governance and oversight through clear visualisation of their regulatory obligations and risk appetite.


Founded in 2015 by CEO Richard Pike, the Governor Software team have first-hand experience of the production and oversight of governance information within financial institutions. Empowered with this unique knowledge, Governor Software have taken a fresh approach to addressing these challenges; using visualisation technology to efficiently tackle the issues associated with governance and oversight in their entirety.


Governor Software believe the opportunity for compliance and risk professionals to make governance and oversight a more robust and effective process is significant.

For more information visit: http://governorsoftware.com