Oliver Pumfrey and Richard Watson join BDO's tax practice

21 June 2024 Consultancy.uk 1 min. read
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Mid-tier accounting and advisory firm BDO has strengthened its partnership with Oliver Pumfrey and Richard Watson.

Both new partners become part of BDO’s Tax practice and cross from rival consultancies. Oliver Pumfrey joins from FTI Consulting, while Richard Watson arrives from KPMG.

“Oliver and Richard bring a wealth of experience and expertise to the firm and will be great additions to our Tax team,” said BDO’s outgoing managing partner, Paul Eagland.

Oliver Pumfrey and Richard Watson join BDO's tax practice

Pumfrey brings nearly 20 years of experience to the professional services firm and will provide corporate tax advice to private and public companies across a broad range of sectors. He is based in the firm’s Guildford office.

Watson will be responsible for supporting the growth of BDO’s tax business in the East of England, with a particular focus on the life sciences and technology sectors. He operates out of the Cambridge office.

With over 440 partners and 7,500 staff, BDO is the UK’s largest accounting and advisory firm outside of the Big Four. The firm operates with 17 offices across the United Kingdom.