Peter Sheehan

Peter Sheehan

National Leader, Government & Public Sector
Partner, Advisory

Food & Agribusiness | Government & Public Sector

CFO Advisory


Peter is an Advisory Partner with BDO in Brisbane.

Peter has specific expertise in preparing IFRS based financial statements, developing policies and procedures for State owned entities. He supports the establishment of accounting systems and provides corporate governance advisory for public sector entities, and provides taxation advice under the National Tax Equivalent Regime (NTER) to State owned water entities. Peter delivers accounting and advisory services to special purpose Government owned entities, as well as providing taxation, accounting, compliance and other advisory services across a broad client base. Involved with developing and facilitating business and strategic plans for his clients, Peter is a regular presenter of the BDO Diamond Model of Business Growth.

Peter is Lead Partner for BDO’s Advisory team in Brisbane, as well as Lead Partner in the firm’s national Government Sector Team.


  • Accounting & advice to businesses
  • Strategic & business planning
  • Financial projections & modelling
  • Systems & process development
  • Growth advisory
  • Governance


  • Government & public sector
  • Family business
  • Health
  • Professional practice
  • International business
  • Hospitality & tourism
  • Food & agribusiness

Key assignments

  • Accounting and advisory services to special purpose Government owned entities
  • Development and facilitation of strategic and business plans
  • Family business consulting
  • Accounting and advisory services to medical, dental, veterinary, legal and optometry practices including practice valuations
  • Accounting and advisory services to foreign owned Australian entities (in particular New Zealand owned entities)


  • Bachelor of Business (Accounting)
  • Registered Tax Agent


  • Member, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand