Rod Naismith, Partner, Business Services

Rod Naismith

Partner, Business Services


+61 3 9603 1712


Rod is a Business Services Partner with BDO in Melbourne.  His ability to think ‘outside the box’ delivers innovative, yet practical, solutions to his clients.

Rod provides advice on a broad range of business, tax and accounting issues affecting high net wealth individuals, businesses and their owners.  He has experience in providing tax planning and compliance, structuring and asset protection, cash-flow management and financial management services for high net wealth individuals, sole traders, partnerships, trusts, self-managed superannuation funds and private companies.

Rod joined BDO, as partner, in 2013.  He has over 13 years of experience with Big Four and mid-tier firms.


  • Taxation compliance & advice
  • Corporate structuring
  • Tax effective business structuring
  • Mergers & acquisitions
  • Succession planning
  • Financial & management accounting
  • Superannuation & retirement planning
  • Business migration
  • Financial projections & modelling


  • Food & agribusiness
  • Professional practices
  • Manufacturing
  • International business
  • Property & construction
  • Hospitality & tourism


  • Bachelor of Business
  • Chartered Accountant
  • Chartered Tax Advisor


  • Member, Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand
  • Member, Taxation Institute of Australia
  • Treasurer, Cystic Fibrosis Victoria