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BDO Guernsey appoints new Head of Governance and Regulatory Compliance Advisory service line

22 September 2023

BDO Guernsey has appointed highly regarded industry leader Fraser Hiddelston as the new Head of their Governance and Regulatory Compliance Advisory service line.


With over three decades of experience in the financial services sector and a wealth of knowledge, Fraser’s appointment reflects BDO Guernsey’s continuing commitment to delivering exceptional governance, regulatory standards, and compliance related services for clients.

Originally from Glasgow, Fraser previously worked with Guernsey based financial services clients at PKF, which was acquired by BDO in 2013, before gaining experience in the captive insurance sector. Following this, he assumed the role of Executive Director at Northern Trust, leading the Governance Services and Client Compliance divisions. He also currently holds a position on the Members’ Board of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS). At BDO, Fraser will provide strategic guidance and expert support to clients and staff.

Managing Director of BDO Guernsey Richard Searle said: “I’m excited to welcome Fraser to our team. His leadership background paired with his extensive knowledge in a wide range of governance and regulatory matters will be invaluable.

“In his new role Fraser will be supporting new business development and serving as a coach and mentor to the growing advisory team. We’re confident that with his input we will continue to grow our services that are tailored to helping our clients’ succeed. Fraser is a brilliant addition to BDO and we look forward to working with him.”