BDO announces two new London partners

BDO announces two new London partners

Accountancy and business advisory firm, BDO has invested further in its people with the appointment of two new partners. 

Steve Salisbury joins BDO as a partner in its specialist Technical Risk Assurance (TRA) team within the audit department, having built up more than 20 years’ experience as an auditor, most recently leading and delivering IT and advisory engagements. His role at BDO will see Steve working closely with the wider TRA team to support their continued growth and development. Steve joins from PwC.  

Commenting on his appointment, Steve said: 

“We are seeing some exciting and dynamic businesses come through in the mid-market, FinTech space who require increasingly complex technical solutions. My past sector expertise and experience in risk assurance mean I can fully support them.” 

Graham Handy also joins as partner with the firm’s Insurance Industry team focusing on the continued growth of BDO’s actuarial and general consulting practices. Graham has nearly 30 years’ experience of senior line management and senior consultancy experience, specialising in corporate M&A, board advisory and risk management projects. Graham joins from a Senior Insurance Practitioner position. 

Commenting on his appointment, Graham said: 

“The Financial Services sector continues to face unprecedented levels of change, but the sector remains resilient; making significant contributions to local markets. This is an exciting time to be joining BDO and I’m thrilled to be part of a passionate team who strive to deliver ambitious leading solutions.” 

Steve and Graham will be based in London. 

Paul Eagland, Managing Partner at BDO added: 

“Steve and Graham’s appointments are a key part of our ongoing investment in our audit and advisory capabilities and resources. As the profession continues to go through a historic period of reform, we remain committed to providing the highest level of quality services for both UK and global businesses. 

“Both Steve and Graham’s experience and expertise and their desire to support the continued development of the respective teams make them a fantastic fit with our culture.” 

Since the start of this financial year BDO has appointed 28 new partners. 



Nikki Barnsley-Walker 
Corporate Affairs Executive