Emilio Pera

Partner, Interim Head of Tax

KPMG Lower Gulf

Emilio is an audit Partner for KPMG Lower Gulf (UAE and Oman). Previously, he served as Head of Audit after serving as the Head of Financial Services for the firm. Before relocating to the UAE in 2016, Emilio was regional Head of Financial Services at another Big 4 for Sub-Saharan Africa.

Since starting his career with KPMG in 1992, Emilio has acquired extensive professional and industry experience, including risk consulting. He has lived and worked around the world, including in the UK, Middle East and Africa. Emilio is a chartered accountant and leads some of the largest audit engagements locally.

He is a member of the KPMG Lower Gulf Executive Committee. Emilio is active in a number of industry initiatives, including as a member of the IAASB ISA540 Task Group in 2015/16.  

  • Advisory
  • Audit
  • Financial Management
  • Financial Risk Management
  • Financial Services
  • Financial Statement Audit
  • International Markets
  • Risk Consulting
  • Chartered Accountant

  • Member of IAASB Financial Institutions Working Group

  • MENA FM Best Audit Services Award for 4