Ellen Lombaerts joined BDO in 2004 and built up more than 15 years of experience in various audit engagements. She became Partner of the Audit and Assurance department in 2016.
Although she has been working for clients of different sizes (SME’s as well as large international Groups) in several sectors - from manufacturing to retail and services -, her expertise is mainly focused on international, quoted groups applying International Financial Reporting Standards. Furthermore, Ellen has a wide experience with growth companies (of which many in the technology sector), including assisting them with Public and Private Offerings on both Euronext and NASDAQ. As a result, she is familiar with audits in accordance with International Standards on Audit (ISA) as well as with PCAOB US Generally Accepted Auditing Standards.
Within BDO Belgium, she acts as EQCR on several PIE’s and PCOAB compliant audit engagements.
Ellen is also a member of the International Financial Reporting Advisory Group of BDO Belgium that provides assistance to IFRS audit engagements, advisory services and conversions to IFRS as well as implementations of new standards. As a member of this advisory group, she teaches both internal and external IFRS seminars. She became a Certified Auditor in 2011.