Stephen Drew

Areas of expertise

International; quoted companies; entrepreneurs; private equity; media and technology; natural resources; property; business services.



Stephen has extensive experience of assurance and advisory work. He advises on acquisitions, disposals, IPOs, exit planning and business reviews.
A number of his clients have international operations and he has worked with businesses with North American, Latin American, European and Asian connections. In particular, Stephen has spent time working in the US, Brazil and the Asia Pacific.
He is chair of Smith & Williamson’s International Services group and our Quoted Companies group.


Notable achievements

  • Providing transaction support services to a high-growth tech business seeking private equity investment.
  • Co-ordinating assurance services for a complex international media group.
  • Preparing an international natural resources group for listing on AIM.
  • Assisting a US-listed group to achieve assurance compliance in the UK following significant acquisitions.


Professional qualifications/memberships

Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales (ICAEW) and a Member of the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG).


You can find Stephen at:

  • London



  • Assurance and business services
  • Transactions and valuations

Contact us

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Stephen Drew

Head of international services London +44 (0)20 7131 4056

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