Johanne Barbeau

Johanne Barbeau is our exclusively recommended Assurance Services expert in Canada on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact me directly using the contact details listed above.

Johanne’s experience in accounting, assurance and business management spans over twenty years, half of which was spent working for an international firm.

She also has experience with private entities, where she learned to deal with the constraints and challenges facing the firm’s SME clientele. Her clients come from various sectors: services and real estate, manufacturing, construction, and automotive industries, as well as non-profit organisations. Johanne joined Fauteux, Bruno, Bussière, Leewarden, CPA, LLP as manager in 2011 and was appointed associate in 2014.

Specialising in audits and reporting, Johanne has facilitated many internal training sessions on audit and review procedures, efficiency, time management and client relations.

In doing so, she helps meet the requirements of clients, while having them benefit from a highly competitive cost-benefit ratio.

Firm Overview:

The best reason to choose BDO isn’t our service offerings, though they are among the most extensive in our industry. It isn’t our resources, though they are among the broadest in the world.

It isn’t that we possess experience working with virtually every business sector in Canada, or that we offer the highest standards of technical excellence, though we do.

Ultimately, the best reason to choose BDO comes down to the relationships we build with our clients and communities. Because at the end of the day, ours is a business of people working with, for, and in the service of others. And when you think about it that way, client service becomes more than just client service; it becomes a firm-wide dedication to helping the people we serve succeed – whatever they need, wherever they are, however we can.

Elisa Yu

Elisa Yu is our exclusively recommended Assurance Services expert in Hong Kong on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Elisa directly using the contact details listed above.

Elisa has extensive experience in providing audit and business advisory services. She deals with a wide range of Hong Kong companies, including companies listed on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong.

Elisa is also involved in various transaction support assignments including initial public offerings, financial due diligence in acquisitions of companies and review of certain internal controls of a hotel. She is a Hong Kong Certified Public Accountant and a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.

Why BDO?

We could tell you about our 60+ offices across the United States or our 1,401 offices worldwide. We could mention our comprehensive service offerings, our experience across virtually every major industry, or the wide range of clients we serve, from regional businesses to global leaders.

But what truly sets BDO apart is our commitment to exceeding expectations on every engagement, big or small, for every client, local or multinational. It’s about more than our depth of experience or technical excellence, more than our open, communicative culture. It’s about a firm-wide dedication to delivering service to every single client that is, without exception, exceptional.

Steve Albert

Steve Albert is our exclusively recommended Assurance Services expert in Texas on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Steve directly using the contact details listed above.

Steve Albert has more than 30 years of audit and business consulting experience, serving private and public companies. He has led audit services and other engagements for clients in a range of industries, including oilfield services, manufacturing, distribution, real estate, construction industries, and investment funds. A number of his current clients operate in foreign markets.

Steve has managed teams delivering compliance services in connection with initial and secondary capital raising and is experienced in Securities and Exchange Commission reporting and accounting matters. Steve also focuses on providing transactional services to private equity and mezzanine fund clients.

Steve is a member of the firm’s Board of Directors.

Why BDO?

We could tell you about our 60+ offices across the United States or our 1,401 offices worldwide. We could mention our comprehensive service offerings, our experience across virtually every major industry, or the wide range of clients we serve, from regional businesses to global leaders.

But what truly sets BDO apart is our commitment to exceeding expectations on every engagement, big or small, for every client, local or multinational. It’s about more than our depth of experience or technical excellence, more than our open, communicative culture.

It’s about a firm-wide dedication to delivering service to every single client that is, without exception, exceptional.

Henry Shin

Henry Shin is our exclusively recommended Assurance Services expert in South Korea on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Henry directly using the contact details above.

Firm Overview:

We at Echon & Co. work with untiring effort, supported by professionals who have experiences with major accounting corporations such as PWC, KPMG, Deloitte, and Ernst & Young. Professionals from various fields—Financial Surveillance Agency, Korea Security Dealers Association, Securities, Venture Capital, Securities Investment Trust, and other companies—form the main axis of the firm and have consulted domestic and foreign firms. With our deep understanding of a variety of issues, we are prepared to respond to complex questions raised by governments, enterprises, and individuals and we are here to provide innovative and optimal solutions.

We, Echon & Co. promise our future clients that we, the trained minds from big corporations and agencies, will provide the best service for your continuous improvement and successful future.

John Adcock

John has nearly 40 years experience in working in compliance, systems, management and financial consultancy. He is currently the Partner in charge of the Moore Stephens offices in Dubai and Oman. He provides direction and leadership in the consulting that the firm is engaged, and is Chairman of Moore Stephens Middle East. He has about 30 years Middle East experience, of which 25 have been in the Gulf region. He is therefore familiar with the regional business environment and economy and well positioned to ensure these are understood and taken into account.

With Moore Stephens and with the firm he had worked for previously for some 11 years (Ernst and Young), he has developed a wide range of expertise. He has expertise in a wide range of businesses including shipping, banking, industrial, construction, contracting, insurance, financial service companies, oil and gas and others. He is also experienced in systems consultancy, business strategy studies, business valuations, and in project consultancies (including coordinating specialized technical studies and assessing the commercial viability of the projects). He was also involved in dealing or advising the regional governments on privatization issues relating to agricultural, banking, port, and hotel institutions.

John has lead teams in compiling and advising on policies and procedures manuals for a wide range of companies, including shipping agents, ship management, and ship owning companies. The manuals covering a wide range of material including accounting, risk management, human resources, corporate governance, codes of conduct, operating, treasury, purchasing, corporate and customer relations etc.

Practice:

Moore Stephens International Limited is a global accountancy and consultancy network with its headquarters in London.

Since Moore Stephens London was founded a century ago, Moore Stephens International Limited has grown to be one of the largest international accounting and consulting groups worldwide. Today the network comprises 626 offices in 108 countries throughout the world, incorporating 27,997 people and with fees of more than US$2.742 billion. You can be confident that we have the resources and capabilities to meet your needs.

Managing audits and dealing with multi-jurisdictional tax matters of multi-national operations is the core of our business. The scope of our global client management extends, therefore, beyond the delivery of compliance services to advising on international business structures and tax planning to minimise tax liabilities.

George Nikou

George Nikou is our exclusively recommended Assurance Services expert in Greece on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact George directly using the contact details listed above.

Greece is a country in south-eastern Europe with thousands of islands throughout the Aegean and Ionian seas. Influential in ancient times, it’s often called the cradle of Western civilization. Athens, its capital, retains landmarks including the 5th-century B.C. Acropolis citadel with the Parthenon temple. Greece is also known for its beaches, from the black sands of Santorini to the party resorts of Mykonos.

Firm Overview:

KSi Greece is a new and dynamic firm which provides a wide range of integrated assurance and advisory services at world-wide level that can ensure efficiency, stability and growth for each business in Greece and abroad.

KSi Greece became a part of Kingston Smith International since its incorporation in 2012. Effective April 2016, Morison International has merged with KS International to form Morison KSi. Morison KSi has 156 member firms in 84 countries and 12,070 professional staff.

Our firm offers a personal service that is focused on having a thorough understanding of our clients’ particular needs and on the provision of high quality and specialised services. We are an independent legal entity and our operations are controlled locally. This ensures that we have a complete knowledge and understanding of the local culture, which is vital when setting up and carrying on a business.

At the same time being a member of Morison Ksi offers an international association to our clients aiming to provide cross border commercial and practical advice.