Tony Schiffmann, Chief Executive Partner, BDO in Australia
12 September 2023
At BDO, we value the differences and unique perspectives that every individual brings to our team.
As a firm, we are committed to diversity and an inclusive culture. We want all our people to have a positive experience whoever they are and wherever they are in the firm. One where they:
We are proud of our culture; however, culture is not static and we know there will always be things we can improve. Driving this momentum is our Culture Council, with its clear purpose to intentionally and constantly challenge our culture to create an environment where we can all be our best, no matter who we are or where we are.
The Council is responsible for guiding the firm’s inclusion journey and championing and role modelling our values and the culture we aspire to. Members are committed to driving action that embeds our values-based culture, keeping inclusion at the top of our agenda and equipping our people with the skills they need to be inclusive.
BDO in Australia is a member of Diversity Council Australia (DCA), an independent not-for-profit leader in diversity and inclusion research, education, and advocacy, and we are proud to be recognised by DCA as an Inclusive Employer. We exceed the DCA National Index Benchmark on at least five out of six of the following measures: Awareness; Engagement; Inclusive Organisational Climate; Inclusive Leadership; Inclusive Team; and/or Exclusion. Individual BDO team members can sign up to DCA for free to access the benefits of our membership, including webinars, events, thought leadership, case studies, and research.