BDO promotes nine across audit, tax and outsourcing teams

Ronan Morrison , Senior Manager |
Rob McGregor , Manager, Audit & Technology Risk Assurance |
Trina Street , Manager, Tax |
Aaron Ockleford , Audit Manager |
Chris Freeman , Audit Manager |

12 November 2018

Employees from across BDO’s audit, tax and outsourcing teams have been promoted to senior positions this month in recognition of their continued commitment to clients and in light of the firm’s continued growth.

Picture caption: L – R, back row: Takudzwa Vimbe, Zoe Jackson, Ronan Morrison, Rob McGregor, Aaron Ockleford. Front row: Zak Damarell, Shelley Tostevin, Chris Freeman, Trina Street.

Managing Director, Richard Searle said ‘We are committed to helping people reach their full potential and offering opportunities to learn and progress is a key part of our people strategy. Each one of these employees has proven themselves a valuable part of our team as we continue to grow so they are all very deserving of a larger role in our future.’

Ronan Morrison has been promoted to senior manager, Aaron Ockleford, Chris Freeman, Rob McGregor and Trina Street have been promoted to manager and Zak Damarell, Shelley Tostevin, Zoe Jackson and Takudzwa Vimbe have been promoted to supervisor.

Mr Morrison is a chartered accountant and chartered tax adviser working in the investment funds audit team since 2010. He specialises in private equity funds and in helping clients navigate IFRS, corporate governance and valuation issues. He was recently awarded the Certificate in New UK GAAP demonstrating his commitment to keeping his industry knowledge up to date and strengthening the knowledge of BDO’s specialist valuations team.

Mr Ockleford first joined BDO as a school leaver in 2004 as part of the bursary scheme and trained as part of the investment funds and asset management audit and assurance team since graduating in 2009. Mr Freeman, in the same team, joined the firm as a trainee in 2011 qualifying as a chartered accountant in 2014. Mr McGregor specialises in audit and technology risk assurance. He joined the Guernsey office in 2014 following three years at BDO in London. Ms Street is a chartered accountant in the tax team providing advice to BDO’s private and corporate clients on Guernsey and UK tax matters since 2016.