Anthony Appleton, Partner

Anthony is a Partner in the Technical Standards Group (TSG), supporting colleagues in maintaining and improving the quality of corporate reporting of our audited entities with a focus on listed companies. Prior to joining BDO, Anthony oversaw the development of UK Financial Reporting Standards at the FRC where he led the work on influencing the development and endorsement of IFRS and narrative reporting policy including the guidance on the strategic report. 

Anthony is an expert in financial reporting, both IFRS and UK GAAP, and is passionate about the importance of high quality corporate reporting to the benefit of stakeholders. He is committed to further developing BDO’s financial reporting expertise by sharing relevant knowledge and insights with colleagues across the firm to the benefit of our audited entities. He is a regular presenter of financial reporting webinars and participates in round table discussions on audit committee reporting considerations and audit quality. Until December 2020, Anthony was a working group member at EFRAG and is a member of the ICAEW’s Financial Reporting Committee.