Kim

Kim Hayward

Business Assurance Partner
BDO UK International Liaison Partner

BDO Southampton

023 8088 1700

07775 823937

023 8088 1897

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Executive Summary

Kim is a partner in Southampton Business Assurance as well as the UK firm's International Liaison Partner. He is Chair of the EMEA China Desk in the UK firm and oversees the India Advisory Services teams led by Arbinder Chatwal and for six years he sat on BDO's EMEA Board.

As an auditor, Kim works with small listed and medium/large private companies, family owned private equity backed and companies listed on AIM or the London Stock Exchange. He has looked after many UK subsidiaries of foreign companies, mainly American and Japanese. He gained considerable M&A experience in his past, mainly MBOs and raising finance. Kim enjoys working with entrepreneurially run growing businesses using the broad management and business experience he has gained, allowing him to build an advisory relationship with many of his clients.  Kim has worked with many Audit Committees and advised on aspects of governance. He has in depth sector experience in Consumer and Industrial Products, the Higher Educational Sector and Technology businesses, including software and life sciences, and has focused on university spin-outs for a number of years.

Kim is an adviser to the Business School at the University of Portsmouth and a Committee member of Club 84 at the University of Southampton.