• Our People

    When you choose to work with BDO you quickly discover why we’re different
    from the rest – it’s all about our people.


Our People

When you choose to work with BDO you quickly discover why we’re different from the rest – it’s all about our people.

Relationships, resources and responsiveness are the foundations of how we operate, both within our teams and with our clients. Our people have exceptional skills and extensive experience across all our specialised service offerings in tax, audit and assurance, advisory and business services.

Meet our newest Partners and Associate Directors for 2021.

Fahim Khondaker

AFR BOSS 2021 Young Executive of the Year

“I love working at BDO as it gives me a platform where I can have a significant impact on the community through the work we do. I enjoy working through complex issues and identifying simple ways to discuss them - and BDO has equipped us to do this well for our clients.”

Partner, Consulting

Melissa Reid

Accountants Daily Australian Accounting Awards 2021 Auditor of the Year

“I have a strong passion for adding value through operational improvement and driving best practice. Relationships and a personal touch are so critical to what we do.”

Associate Director, Audit & Assurance


More stories from our people

“BDO's leaders put a lot of trust in me. I'm regularly presented with situations to personally and professionally grow. I'm empowered to shape my own journey.”

Senior Manager, Audit

At BDO we have an environment which empowers all levels of staff to interact with clients, because we believe that approach brings diverse perspectives and innovative solutions – both to the way we work and the outcomes we deliver for our clients.  

This internal culture is personified in our set of five values: ONE, BOLD, HUMAN, STRIVE, and HEART.

Find out more about our leadership teams below, or search for a particular team member. You can also find out more about what it is like to work for BDO, and the current career opportunities that are available.

Managing Partners

Chief Executive Partner

Tony Schiffmann
Tony Schiffmann
Chief Executive Partner

Office Managing Partners

Rudy Pieck
Adelaide - Managing Partner
Steven Sorbello
Steven Sorbello
Brisbane - Managing Partner
Todd Kelly
Cairns - Managing Partner
Mal Sciacca
Darwin - Managing Partner
David Palmer
Hobart - Managing Partner
David Garvey
Melbourne - Managing Partner
James Massie-Taylor
James Massie-Taylor
Perth - Managing Partner
Grant Saxon
Sydney - Managing Partner
Service Leaders
Jane Bowen
Audit Quality
Matthew Laming
Business Services
Andrew Fielding
Business Restructuring
Steven Sorbello
Steven Sorbello
Corporate Finance
Leon Fouche
Leon Fouche
Cyber Security
Darren Stacey
Finance Solutions
Michael Cassidy
Forensic Services
Aletta Boshoff
Aletta Boshoff
IFRS & Corporate Reporting
ESG & Sustainability
Maria Jockel
Maria Jockel
Migration Services
Jenine Waters
Jenine Waters
People Advisory
Darren Black
Darren Black
Project & Infrastructure Advisory
Marita Corbett
Risk Advisory
Tax Technical
Transfer Pricing
Industry Leaders
Mark Ward
Tim Aman
Financial Services
Peter Toll
Peter Toll
Food & Agribusiness
Peter Sheehan
Government & Public Sector
Kyffin Thompson
Ryan Pollett
Ryan Pollett
Manufacturing & Wholesale
Sherif Andrawes
Natural Resources
Anthony Whyte
Sebastian Stevens
Private Equity
Salim Biskri
Andres Reith
Real Estate & Construction
Martin Coyle
Martin Coyle
Technology, Media & Entertainment and Telecommunications
Clayton Eveleigh
Clayton Eveleigh
Tourism, Hospitality & Leisure
Specialisation Leaders
Dylan Byrne
Dylan Byrne
Environmental Sustainability
Susan Rix
Susan Rix
Family Business
Paul Rafton
Paul Rafton

Country Specialisation Leaders

Tony Schiffmann
Peter Toll

BDO International Network

Helen Argiris
Helen Argiris
Board Member, Asia Pacific Board
BDO International
Peter Toll
Peter Toll
Australian International Liaison Partner

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