Grow with help from our partners.

The Mayor’s International Business Programme is supported by four lead partners: KPMG, BDO, Benoy and PA Consulting and is partly funded by the European Regional Development Fund.

Our partners are on hand to help you achieve global success. Find out more about their expertise below.


The Mayor’s International Business Programme is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund as part of the European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme 2014-2020. Established by the European Union, the European Regional Development Fund helps local areas stimulate their economic development by investing in projects which will support innovation, businesses, create jobs and local community regenerations.  


BDO is a leading accountancy and business advisory firm, focused on providing services to ambitious businesses within the UK and worldwide. BDO LLP is the market leader for client satisfaction for the fourth year running – outperforming all its major competitors.  BDO LLP is the UK member firm of the BDO International network with more than 60,000 people in 1,350 offices worldwide. 

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Benoy is an international, award-winning firm of Architects, Masterplanners, Interior and Graphic Designers. With a global network of 11 strategically located studios and an international reach that extends to over 75 countries, Benoy is an established, and indeed respected, design brand in its markets around the world.


KPMG works with businesses across a range of sectors from small start up enterprises through to mid-market and FTSE 100 corporates.  With around 12,000 staff operating from 22 UK offices we combine business and industry expertise with a dedicated focus to help businesses and their owners achieve their growth and international ambitions.

PA Consulting

PA is a consulting, technology and innovation firm. We define success as achieving exceptional results that have a lasting impact on businesses, communities and individuals worldwide. Our 2,500 people are experts in a wide range of industries and we bring in specialists from across our firm to ensure our clients receive the best service.