BDO in East Africa (BDO EA) is a centrally managed network of offices across Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda and Ethiopia with 11 partners and more than 250 professional staff and is a Member Firm of BDO International.
BDO EA firms share resources, methodologies, quality control processes, technology resources and also use their common strengths and insights to service clients in neighbouring countries such as Burundi, Djibouti, Eritrea, South Sudan, Somalia, DR Congo, through a network of partner firms.
BDO EA has over the years worked with thousands of local and multinational companies, governments, parastatals etc. offering consistent, ethical and practical advice that has enabled our clients to achieve their goals in the ever changing economic, regulatory and market conditions.
BDO EA team members have relevant and exceptional educational background, many with fluency in English and French, making them very relevant to operate across Africa. Our team has a keen sense of providing client centric solutions, developed through relevant experience and deep expertise in the practical application of next-practice methodologies. More importantly BDO EA team members are known for their insights, timely advice, community leadership and winning attitude.
We have in depth knowledge of the African economy through the numerous assignments that we have successfully carried out in more than 32 countries in a number of sectors. BDO EA has developed expertise particularly in financial services, agriculture, manufacturing, petroleum, tourism, retail services, telecommunications, government and international financial institutions among others.
At BDO in East Africa, we are structured in a way that gives you quicker access to our senior professionals who will give your requirements adequate deep thought so that you get timely and decisive advise best suited for you.
We offer our services along the following key service lines:
- Audit and Assurance (External Audit, Project Audit, Expert Witness, Agreed Upon Procedures)
- Tax – (Advisory, Compliance for corporates, cross border and HNWIs)
- Business Advisory –
- Corporate Finance and Transaction Advisory (including Due Diligences and Valuation)
- Risk Advisory (including Internal Audit and Forensic Accounting and Investigations)
- Corporate Recovery (including IBR, Restructuring, Receiverships, Insolvency practice)
- IT & Data Advisory (Implementation, Project Management, AI/ML/RPA, Business Intelligence)
- Development Advisory (Economic Consulting, Market studies, NGO/ CBO/ FMA work)
- Business Advisory (Strategy, HR Consulting, Process consulting)
- Business Services and Outsourcing – (Accounting, Payroll, Secretarial Services, Employments and Permits
ADVISORY COUNCIL NOMINEE
Regional CEO – BDO in East AfricaBDO KENYA
Sandeep Khapre is the administrative CEO of BDO EA’s mainland African Offices in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda and Ethiopia. BDO EA is a part of a single multi-country entity that is headquartered in Mauritius and also includes offices in Madagascar and Seychelles. This sub-regional entity of BDO employs 800 professionals across 8 African countries. Sandeep started his consultancy career over 20 years ago in the area of Strategy Implementation at DCDM – Arthur Andersen.
He also successfully worked in diverse areas such as Technology Consulting, Development Consulting and Transaction Advisory services. His sectoral expertise is in Financial Services, Government and International Financial Institutions, Hospitality and Agribusiness.
Prior to working in Consulting, he worked in the industry at several senior positions for ten years, focusing on strategic planning, design and implementation of emerging technology solutions, marketing and operations. Sandeep has been to more than fifty-five countries for varying durations of time and is geared to handle local, regional and international challenges.