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Simon Michaels

National Head of Corporate Advisory

BDO London - Baker Street

020 7486 5888

020 7893 2221


Executive Summary

Director of the BDO International Global Board and Managing Partner/CEO of BDO UK LLP until September 2016 having served the maximum of two four-year terms.

Simon led the firm and was responsible for setting and implementing strategy. He oversaw a market leading £90m revenue merger with PKF and navigated the firm through the financial crisis, driving significant change and expanding our international business. BDO UK grew from £275m to £435m and BDO International network grew from $5bn to $7.6bn, with 68,000 people operating in over 150 countries globally.

Simon now leads BDO's Corporate Advisory business focussing on value creation and improving business performance using his experience both as a Chief Executive and having advised businesses varying in complexity and size across a range of industries.