This site uses cookies to provide you with a more responsive and personalised service. By using this site you agree to our use of cookies. Please read our PRIVACY POLICY for more information on the cookies we use and how to delete or block them.

Steve Desmond

Business Advisory Director

BDO Guernsey

+44 (0)1481 724561

+44 (0)1481 741629



Steve is a Business Advisory Director in BDO’s Advisory Team in Guernsey.  He has a strong track record of delivering business solutions in multi-jurisdictional financial services operations over a 25-year career.  An experienced director and a qualified PRINCE2® Practitioner, Steve provides advisory and change management services and specifically business analysis, new business strategy, transaction and restructuring, regulatory, financial and commercial due diligence as well as Project Management solutions to our clients.

Prior to joining BDO Steve was a member of the executive board of an international fund and fiduciary administration firm and sat on the board of a number of licensee entities both for the administrator and clients.

Steve has a broad skills set. His portfolio of work includes supporting acquisition activity among investment firms by providing operational and client due diligence reports, overseeing the implementation of target companies into a group, managing a Guernsey AIFM application, new fund launches, AML rectification, migrations, fund rationalisations and amalgamations together with business development and marketing activities.

Steve joined BDO Limited on the 2nd January 2018 following a period working as a consultant with the firm since the 2nd October 2017.


PRINCE2® Practitioner


IOD Guernsey


  • Advisory (transactions, insolvency, risk consulting etc.)


  • Funds & asset management
  • Private wealth