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Mark Stewart, CEO

Mark Stewart



Mark has been with BDO since 1985 and has been integral in driving the BDO global strategy in a local context. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1990 and has practiced as a partner /director of BDO since 1991. He has a varied client base, ranging from family owned businesses to JSE Listed companies. In 2014 he was elected CEO for BDO South Africa.

His responsibilities include being the Co-Ordinate for BDO’s activities in Sub-Saharan Africa and representing the region on the EMEA Board of BDO. He also has experience on Audit Committees having chaired and been a member of both listed and public sector committees and currently serves as a Trustee of several charitable Trusts.

In 2018 was recognised by his global peers when he received the BDO Medal for his contributions toward growing the Firm.


  • CA (SA)
  • B.Compt(Hons)
  • B.Compt


Mark is a member of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants and is a registered auditor with the Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors.

He is also an avid wine collector and enjoys running when he isn’t spending time with his wife and daughters.