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Nathan Hodder, Audit Director


Nathan joined BDO in Guernsey in September 1997 and trained with the firm, qualifying as a Chartered Certified Accountant in 2001 and obtained Fellow status in 2006.

Nathan has been involved with a wide variety of audit engagements from listed investment funds, captive insurance structures, large trading companies and trusts through to small local owner managed businesses. Clients value his expertise in assisting entities with UK, US and IFRS GAAP reporting requirements.

Many of Nathan’s clients have international requirements and this has seen him work extensively across the BDO member firm network to provide an integrated service.  In particular, Nathan works closely with member firms in Grand Cayman, British Virgin Islands, Switzerland, USA and New Zealand. 

Nathan is particularly well-known for his work in the insurance sector and is the "captives guy" at BDO in Guernsey. He has expertise in auditing the numerous structures contained within the insurance sector, such as a Protected Cell Company (PCC), Incorporated Cell (IC), Insurance-linked Securities (ILS), Pure Captive or Rent-a-Cell  structures. He is proud to lead an insurance sector team at BDO that audits over a third of the local Guernsey licensed insurance business.

Nathan has been actively involved with the Guernsey International Insurance Association (GIIA) and the Guernsey Society of Chartered & Certified Accountants’ (GSCCA) having been the BDO representative on the New Solvency Working Group involved with the drafting of guidance for audit firms.

He is a member of the GIIA Market Development Pension Sub Committee involved with defined pension scheme insurance based de risking structures. He also regularly attends insurance sector events, representing the island at these events on the Guernsey Finance stand.  Nathan has also recently joined our BDO Gobal Sub-committee for IFRS 17, helping shape BDO's global response to the new accounting standard.


Fellow Chartered Certified Accountant


Association of Chartered Certified Accountants
Firm representative at Guernsey International Insurance Association
Panel Member of the ACCA Channel Islands Members’ Network


  • Audit and assurance
  • Advisory (transactions, insolvency, risk consulting etc.)


  • (Captive) insurance