BDO Audit Partner Announcement

06 September 2017

BDO, one of Ireland’s leading Audit, Tax and Advisory firms, is delighted to announce the appointment of Gavin Smyth to Partner in its Audit Department. 

Gavin joins the partnership having previously held the position of Director within the Audit team.  Gavin joined BDO in 2004 and advises many of the firm’s key clients including shared service centre and global business service clients.

Gavin is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland and has a BBS in in Business Studies (Accounting & Finance) from Dublin City University.

Commenting on the appointment, BDO Managing Partner Michael Costello said:

Gavin’s appointment further underpins our commitment to quality in the audit market through the promotion of excellence in our people. 

“A key part of our growth strategy is to develop and reward talent from within our organisation.  We take pride in attracting and retaining quality advisers who continue to drive our business, and our clients’ businesses, forward.”

Teresa Morahan, Head of Audit at BDO commented: “Audit is fundamental to our business.  The EU is making concerted efforts to advance audit regulation and improve audit quality.  We are pleased to support these efforts.  The appointment of a new partner to our Audit team enhances our ability to provide expert audit and assurance services to our clients in the Irish market.”

Commenting on his promotion to Partner, Gavin Smyth said: “It is an exciting time to be at BDO.  We have an excellent market position and the financial strength to invest long term in our talent, systems and technology.  Market changes present new opportunities for our business and clients, and I am looking forward to being a part of the BDO growth story.”


About BDO

BDO is one of Ireland’s leading Audit, Tax and Advisory firms, specialising in advising businesses across all sectors, ranging from the development stage through to successful international growth.

With offices in Dublin, Limerick and an affiliate office in Belfast, BDO Ireland operates a partner-led approach in all client dealings which ensures our partners and directors are highly accessible to clients.

BDO International is a worldwide network of public accounting firms, called BDO Member Firms. 

At 30 September 2016, BDO Member Firms are represented in 158 territories, employing over 67,000 people in over 1,400 offices throughout the world.