Neil heads up the Financial Services group at BDO. He specialises in advising investment and wealth managers, capital markets firms, FinTech firms and other clients regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).
He has significant experience of providing audit, advisory and due diligence services to a broad range of regulated firms and investment funds. His investment fund experience covers both onshore and offshore vehicles, regulated funds, listed investment trusts and VCTs, private equity and hedge funds.
In addition Neil previously sat on the FCA's Smaller Business Practitioner Panel and has a deep understanding of the regulatory rules affecting investment firms and a wealth of experience of advising firms on their implementation. He has acted as a Skilled Person under s.166 FSMA 2000 in the areas of Client Assets and Regulatory Capital.