Thiru Govender - BDO Tampa

Thiru Govender

Assurance Office Managing Partner; India Desk Leader


BDO Tampa Office



Executive Summary

Thiru Govender serves as the Assurance office managing partner in BDO’s Tampa and Orlando offices. He has more than 20 years of public accounting experience and has assisted clients in traditional initial public offerings (IPOs) and under regulations of the new Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act. He primarily provides assurance services to multinational, privately held, and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) reporting companies in the healthcare, bio-pharmaceuticals, technology, manufacturing, distribution, and retail industries.

Thiru works extensively with BDO firms worldwide and currently serves as the leader of the India desk for BDO in the United States. His multinational experience includes clients with operations spanning countries throughout Europe, Asia, Africa, and South America. His responsibilities on international engagements have included continuous coordination of foreign statutory audits, as well as performance of U.S. generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) 404 procedures. Thiru has also hosted seminars on “Doing Business in the U.S.” throughout India and Africa.

He has spent over 20 years of his career with BDO. Prior to joining the firm’s Tampa office in 2015, Thiru also worked for BDO New York for 10 years and BDO Charlotte for seven years.

Professional Affiliations

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants
New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants
North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants


M.B.A., Accounting, St. Bonaventure University
B.B.A., Accounting, St. Bonaventure University

Community Involvement

US Global Leadership Coalition, Florida Advisory Committee