Brian Hughes

Partner, Financial Services Audit, BDO Dublin

Aviation | Financial Services

Executive summary

As an Audit Partner in the Financial Services audit group at BDO, Brian brings unwavering commitment and expertise to this specialised sector team and is a lead contact for its growing client base. 


With 25 years’ experience in audit, financial reporting and business advisory services, Brian’s wealth of experience covers a broad range of subsectors under the financial services umbrella. His areas of specialism include asset management, securitisation vehicles, and aviation leasing entities. His portfolio has included a number of BDO’s highest-profile clients. 

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. Internationally, Brian sits on the BDO Global Financial Services Group, and as a result has developed a network of expert contacts across BDO’s 1,000+ offices globally.

He holds a Bachelor of Commerce from University College Dublin and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland (FCA).

Brian also holds a Certificate in Sustainability Strategy, Risk and Reporting from Chartered Accountants Ireland.