New Partner Announcement: Matt Williams joins BDO Australia in Sydney as Risk Advisory Services Partner

25 May 2021

BDO Australia has announced its newest Partner, Matt Williams, who joins the firm’s Sydney office in the Risk Advisory Services team.

In welcoming him, BDO Sydney Office Managing Partner, Grant Saxon, said: “We’re delighted to welcome Matt who brings with him over 25 years of experience in delivering assurance services to clients, with a focus on the New South Wales public sector.

“With the public sector playing such a critical part in the post COVID economic recovery, all tiers of Government in Australia are facing a period of rapid change and complexity as demand for innovation in how services are delivered to our communities grows.

“As one of Australia’s fastest growing consulting and advisory firms, it is critical that BDO has the right team in place to provide government agencies and departments with the advice and assurance services they need to tackle the structural barriers that stand in the way of enabling change. Matt will be a key member of that team”

Matt Williams commented that the move to BDO presented a new step forward in his career. “Having met a number of career milestones in establishing teams and servicing public sector clients in NSW, I’m eager to bring my deep knowledge of the public sector to build on BDO’s existing offering.”

Sebastian Stevens, Partner in Charge of Advisory at BDO in Sydney said: “Matt has excellent knowledge and experience with government clients and his long-standing relationships within this market will be invaluable to the firm.

He has wide ranging skills across: Assurance; Compliance; Risk consulting; Business continuity planning; Data analytics; Work Health and Safety and IT Assurance.

BDO’s risk assurance and advisory experts dig deep to help organisations identify and resolve threats. We are at a crucial time for promoting resilience, particularly in the public sector which has faced significant challenges in responding to Covid19.”

Matt holds a Bachelor of Business (Accounting) and is a Chartered Accountant. He was previously with Deloitte for 24 years, with the last 14 years as a Partner.