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BDO appoints new audit partner in Bristol

02 October 2017

Accountancy and business advisory firm BDO LLP has appointed a new audit partner to join its Bristol team.

Sarah Joannidi joins BDO today following 11 years at RSM and has held previous positions at KPMG. She specialises in the provision of audit to international businesses and has extensive experience in overseas reporting requirements in relation to US GAAP and GAAS.

Sarah also advises listed and private equity-backed businesses across multiple sectors including manufacturing, professional services and recruitment.

Paul Eagland, managing partner at BDO, commented: “Sarah’s appointment reinforces our commitment to ensuring our UK and international clients receive great advice from exceptional people.

“Our international offering is impressive and Sarah’s experience in advising high-growth, private equity-backed businesses with overseas interests is a strong addition to this area of our business.”

BDO continues to attract talent and grow its service offering as the firm recently announced it will welcome 285 new trainees to its audit, tax and advisory streams this year.



Note to editors

Accountancy and business advisory firm BDO LLP provides integrated advice and solutions to help businesses navigate a changing world.

Our clients are Britain’s economic engine – ambitious, entrepreneurially-spirited and high growth businesses that fuel the economy. 

We share our clients’ ambitions and their entrepreneurial mind-set. We have the right combination of global reach, integrity and expertise to help them succeed. 


BDO LLP operates in 18 offices across the UK, employing 3,500 people offering tax, audit and assurance, and a range of advisory services. BDO LLP has revenues of £405m and is the UK member firm of the BDO International network.

BDO’s global network

The BDO global network provides business advisory services in 158 countries, with 68,000 people working out of 1,400 offices worldwide. It has revenues of $7.6bn. 



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