Tom Lawton


Tom Lawton

Business Assurance Partner &
National Head of Manufacturing

BDO Birmingham

0121 352 6200

07778 343346

0121 352 6372


Executive Summary

Tom is senior audit and assurance partner based in BDO’s Birmingham office but operating nationally and internationally through roles as national head of manufacturing and South East Asia liaison partner. In his role as national head of manufacturing he has developed an excellent understanding of the key issues of this important sector.

He provides a range of publications, articles and comment to clients, contacts, the UK national press and TV and radio media. We are proud to work closely with key industry bodies such as EEF, IMechE, CBI, UKTI and UKEF. These organisations work closely with manufacturing businesses and have developed a strong reputation as supporters of the sector and expert commentators on a wide range of issues.

He has focused on providing assurance and advisory services to listed and mid-corporate companies for most of his professional career. He has spent considerable time on project assignments in Europe, the US and the Far East and has a good knowledge of the reporting and regulatory regimes in these locations and an excellent understanding of the business cultures. He has led audit and transaction services on many international assignments and acted as the lead business adviser on audit and transaction matters.