T: +61 8 6324 2900

E: wayne.basford@eldertongroup.com


Senior Technical Consultant

Wayne has over 25 years’ experience in audit and advisory services. He has worked with major global accountancy firms across three continents, developing extensive experience with large, multinational audits (particularly cross border listings in China). Wayne is a specialist in International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). He regularly authors technical papers and newsletters on application of IFRS and Auditing Standards, as well as consulting on application of IFRS and corporate governance.

Wayne has held positions in a number of major accounting firms across the globe. In recent years he has worked for BDO WA as an audit, technical and advisory Partner. Wayne has held several leadership positions within the local, national, regional and international firm including IFRS Leader for the Asia Pacific region, Chairman of BDO International’s IFRS working committee, Global leader for IFRS in the natural resources sector, member of BDO International’s IFRS team, head of BDO Australia’s technical standards group, head of BDO WA’s professional training division ‘Insite’ and head of BDO WA’s Technical Services Group.


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Member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand

Registered Company Auditor

Business Valuation Specialist – CAANZ

Fellow of Chartered Certified Accountants (UK)

Professional Member of the Institute of Internal Auditors Australia

Certified Internal Auditor (US)

Bsc (Hons) Applied Accounting