Alastair Rae, Partner and Head of Audit

Executive Summary

Alastair is an audit partner and is BDO’s Head of Audit for Scotland. He joined the firm in 2005 from PwC where he had spent 15 years providing audit, assurance, advisory, transactional and fraud investigation services to clients ranging from entrepreneurial businesses, infrastructure groups and Government to public companies bearing household names. Alastair has continued this client base in BDO – delivering consistently for pension schemes, listed and private entities alike.

Alastair has unusually broad experience, particularly in the real estate, construction, manufacturing and energy sectors. Alastair has advised listed companies, public and private sector organisations on financial reporting under IFRS, FRS 102 and old UK GAAP. He acts for a number of international groups reporting under IFRS and US regimes. In 2011, Alastair was invited to Chair the Scottish Rugby Union’s Reserve League Committee and, in 2013, was appointed to Chair the Scottish Rugby Union Championship Committee