As an Audit and Assurance Director at BDO, Chris' primary focus is on the delivery of audit and assurance services to entities operating within the financial services sector.
Chris joined BDO in 2015 and has been working in the financial services industry for 20 years, having qualified as a certified accountant in 1998. He has worked in Scotland, Guernsey and Jersey and spent two months on secondment in Boston.
Chris has spent most of his career within the professional services sector undertaking audit, assurance and advisory work but he has also spent time working directly in the funds industry.
His clients include and have included private equity and real estate funds (including listed funds), private investment structures, regulated and unregulated fund managers, fiduciaries and administrators, capital market structures as well as large commercial groups.
Chris has undertaken a significant amount of regulatory consulting work and undertook a secondment to Boston working directly on regulatory compliance projects with global Alternative Asset Management organisations before returning to Jersey to undertake similar work for clients grappling with the impact of global regulatory change within their businesses.
Chris is a recent past President of the Jersey Society of Chartered and Certified Accountants.