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BDO appoints new partner
19 May 2014
Hire part of major financial services expansion
hired Chris Bellairs as a partner within the financial services
newly-created role will bolster the financial services team as
the accountancy and business advisory firm evolves to address
changing regulation, complex competition and increasing
customer expectations in the industry.
month we confirmed our ambitious plans to grow the financial
services practice and Bellairs' appointment as partner is the
next stage in that important process," said Mark Hunt, head of
BDO's financial services practice.
appointment closely follows news that Mark Hunt is now leading
BDO's financial services practice,
which was announced last month alongside the hiring of
Leigh Wormald as financial services partner.
"The financial services sector is facing the challenge of
ever-increasing regulatory pressures, and specifically within
internal audit, there is the need to embed and demonstrate
Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors compliance," said
Bellairs. "My goal is to help organisations be better at
managing risk efficiently and effectively."
joins BDO from PwC, where he
led the insurance and investment management internal audit
advisory service, and acted as senior statutory auditor on a
number of external audits in the fund management