BDO Key Hires brings national tally to 188 Partners: Leah Russell join SYD as Partner

06 June 2019

BDO Australia is proud to announce another new Partner hire in Sydney taking the national tally of partners to 188. 

The milestone was reached with Leah Russell, this week joining the firm as a Partner in the Sydney Audit team.

In welcoming Leah on board, Grant Saxon, Office Managing Partner at BDO Sydney said the firm is continuously growing and evolving within the Australian market.

“We have made significant investment in the firm’s audit quality framework and we are seeing significant demand for the delivery of quality audit services as the audit market evolves. We’ve brought Leah on board during what is a transformative period for the firm,” Mr Saxon said.

“She will be a key part of the growth of our Audit and Assurance business.  Audit is a key focus for BDO and being able to attract a Partner of the calibre of Leah is testament to BDO’s growth and investment in this area.”

Leah has more than 17 years’ experience providing internal and external auditing and assurance advisory services.

Her breadth of client experience spans across:

  • listed companies;
  • small, family run businesses;
  • not-for-profit companies and
  • professional practices.  

Her expertise includes assisting large private entities undertake financial statement audits that are not just about compliance. She leverages her own directorship experience to provide insight.