Sumesh Somaroo

Managing Partner

BDO Durban




Sumesh is the Office Managing Partner of the KZN office and an Assurance Director responsible for many large privately owned group of companies. Sumesh’s entire career has been in public practice, except for 1 year where he ran the finance function for a SME chemical company. He has experience across a range of industries with his key sectors being Education, Manufacturing, Retail, and public sector quality assurance reviews. Sumesh has an astute commercial mind and is known to work with his clients in finding solutions to their problems. Some of Sumesh’s key clients include Educor Holdings (large privately owned college group in the education sector); Corobrik (manufacturing); IFA – Zimbali Group (property and hospitality); Checkout Supermarkets (Retail) and various public sector entities including the SA Post Office, UIF and IEC, Foskor, various municipalities and SA Forestry Company Limited to name a few.


  • CA (SA)
  • Registered Auditor


Sumesh’s key sectors include Audit, education, manufacturing, retail and public sector as well as pre-issuance reviews for Public Finance Management Act (PFMA) and Municipal Financial Management Act (MFMA) entities and a variety of public and private sector organisations.