Vanessa joined BDO LLP in 1997 and has over 19 years’ experience of auditing firms in the financial services sector, working with a broad range of FCA regulated firms including broker/dealers, clearing firms, proprietary traders, investment managers, investment trusts and private equity firms.
Vanessa is focussed on the private equity and listed funds sectors and sits on the BVCA Legal and Technical Accountants group.
Vanessa has a strong understanding of the regulatory challenges affecting investment firms and as well as provision of audit services. She has advised on control design and effectiveness reviews, client assets compliance and on regulatory changes and investigations.
Vanessa has experience of the regulatory and financial reporting environments in the UK, US, Dublin, Channel Islands and Cayman Islands. She is also a qualified CPA in the US, having spent two years working in our New York office.