Oliver Back

Oliver Back

Partner, Contract & Commercial Risk

Infrastructure and Capital Projects | Public Markets

Risk Advisory Services | Procurement, Contracts & Supply Chain Services

Executive summary

Oliver leads our Contract & Commercial Risk practice with a specific focus on helping clients across their contracting lifecycles in order to better manage risk and achieve greater value from their contracts and programmes involving third parties.

Prior to joining BDO, Oliver spent over 15 years at the Big 4 working in the UK and US providing contract and commercial risk services to clients across a range of sectors including:

  • Major infrastructure capital projects
  • Transport
  • Hotels & leisure
  • Central government
  • Local government
  • Health & pharmaceuticals
  • Oil & gas
  • Mining & metals
  • Automotive
  • Banking
  • Telecoms
  • Media & broadcasting
  • Technology & IT

He is a fellow of the ICAEW, blending an audit and accounting background with deep contract and commercial experience to provide clients with greater transparency over the performance of their third party relationships, ultimately helping to enhance profitability, reduce cost and boost overall contractual outcomes.