Brian Hughes

Brian Hughes

Partner & Head of Financial Services

Aviation | Financial Services

Audit Services | Financial Reporting | Accounts Preparation


As Head of Financial Services at BDO, Brian leads this specialised sector team and is the lead contact for its growing client base. 


Brian has worked with and advised BDO’s audit clients for more than 15 years. His areas of specialism include the audit of investment funds audit, securitisation vehicles, pension funds and life settlement entities.

Brian represents BDO on the BDO Global Financial Services Forum. As a result, he has developed a network of expert contacts across BDO’s network of 166 countries and territories. Brian represents BDO on the Audit Constituency Group of the Irish Debt Securities Association and he is also a member of the Irish Funds Industry Association.

Brian joined BDO in 1999 having completed a Bachelor of Commerce in UCD. He is an Associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (ACA).