Paul Gallagher, Partner, Audit & Assurance

Paul Gallagher

Partner, Audit & Assurance


+61 7 3237 5954


Paul is an Audit Partner with BDO in Brisbane.

Paul is responsible for the audit of a significant number of the firm’s clients.  His expertise is in the area of statutory and special purpose audits, special investigations, due diligence and corporate governance advisory.  Paul acts for a number of high profile clients, ranging from listed public companies to family owned and operated entities.  He is an experienced and sought after speaker, presenting professional papers and lectures to the Australian Institute of Company Directors, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and Financial Institutions Auditors’ Association.


  • External audit
  • Financial accounting & reporting
  • Investigating accountant’s reviews
  • Due diligence
  • Governance
  • Corporate restructures


  • Financial services
  • Property & construction
  • Listed companies
  • Family business
  • Superannuation
  • Retail
  • Hospitality & tourism

Key assignments

  • Financial services – A broad range of client engagements including financial institutions, mortgage lenders, property funds, health funds and superannuation funds
  • Property & construction – Clients include listed companies and cover home, commercial and retail developers and builders
  • Retail – responsible for the audit of national retailers including retailers in the electrical, hardware and home goods
  • Hotels and Venue management – Engagement Partner on five star hotel and casino operators. Twenty years’ experience in advising world class sporting venues and entertainment facilities


  • Chartered Accountant


  • Fellow, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand
  • Associate, Australian Society of Certified Practising Accountants
  • Associate, Australian Institute of Company Directors
  • Member, Financial Institutions Auditors’ Association
  • Associate, Australasian Mutuals Institute