Simon Bevan will be the next senior partner at
BDO UK, succeeding Dermot Mathias who is retiring at the end of
September.

Bevan’s responsibilities as senior partner
will be independent from the general management of the firm and
include advising the firm’s leadership in a non-executive
capacity.

Bevan is an audit partner in London,
specialising in working with professional service firms.

He has been working at BDO since 1981 and was
made a partner in 1988.

Bevan has been involved in the firm’s
management and is currently chair of the audit committee.

Externally, he is chair of the Association of
Partnership Practitioners, a 400-member multi-disciplinary
body.