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Ashley Carter

Global Outsourcing Principal

BDO Reading - Thames Tower

0118 952 7315


Executive Summary

Ashley is a Global Outsourcing Principal and one of six Principals/Partners in the BDO Global Outsourcing leadership team.

BDO Global Outsourcing is everything from preparation of statutory accounts, tax compliance, payroll, company secretarial, iXBRL & XBRL tagging, and IT systems support. It is a rapidly growing part of BDO International, with revenues in excess of £500m. These fees are generated in 154 BDO firms/countries where we coordinate global outsourcing operations for multi-nationals as well as delivering local services for local companies. We have long-lasting arrangements with a further 20 non-BDO firms giving us coverage in almost every economically active jurisdiction in the world.

Ashley’s role is to accelerate BDO's investment in the cloud technology, sophisticated processes and above all the talented people that have made Global Outsourcing such a successful service for UK companies and multi-nationals looking for a finance, accounting and IT outsourcing partner with a globally consistent, exceptional service – all coordinated by a central UK team under one contract. These investments have included and offshore/nearshore processing facilities in India, Mauritius and Northern Ireland.

His client portfolio is a rich mixture of UK and global companies, ranging from private enterprises to FTSE100/Fortune500 companies in technology, pharmaceutical, financial services and many other sectors.

Ashley has an MBA from Henley Management College and is a Chartered Engineer with a BSC in Engineering.