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KPMG appointment: Sharad Somani appointed Head of Infrastructure for KPMG in Asia Pacific

Head of Infrastructure for KPMG in Asia Pacific

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1 April 2020: Sharad Somani has been appointed as the Head of Infrastructure for KPMG in Asia Pacific.

Somani brings extensive expertise and experience across the infrastructure sector covering renewable energy, water, waste-to-energy, transport, infra-tech and smart cities to a region with strong infrastructure development opportunity.

He takes over from infrastructure veteran, Julian Vella, who has been the Head of Infrastructure for KPMG in the region for the last ten years. Vella will continue to bring his considerable experience to bear in his continuing role as Co-Head of Infrastructure for KPMG’s China firm, and as a member of the Global Infrastructure Board. Vella’s primary focus will be to lead KPMG’s advice in relation to China’s outbound infrastructure activities including on China’s Belt and Road Initiative – one of the largest infrastructure development initiatives of the modern era.

Commented Somani: “Asia Pacific is an exciting place for KPMG. Many nations in the region are looking to strengthen their infrastructure to support their populations, connect their citizens and bring the best possible quality of life to them. KPMG has the opportunity, the privilege and the responsibility to assist on this journey. I’m proud to contribute to this, along with our highly skilled and talented team spread over Asia Pacific.”

KPMG’s Global Infrastructure network advises private and public clients in sectors including transport, power and utilities, communications and social infrastructure, helping to connect the world, alleviate poverty, and supporting sustainable quality of life for people everywhere.

Richard Threlfall, Global Head of Infrastructure at KPMG International, said: “Infrastructure is the foundation stone of our civilization, providing the basis for services as diverse as education, healthcare, transport, energy and digital connectivity. Today, the sector faces more challenge and opportunity than ever, through continued growth in populations especially in cities, the need to decarbonize to fight climate change, the rapid adoption of technology, and the use of data to drive more efficient and effective planning, construction, operation and maintenance of assets. KPMG’s Global Infrastructure network is privileged to be at the heart of this sector, doing our part to help deliver the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.“

 

About KPMG

KPMG is a global network of professional services firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services. We operate in 147 countries and territories and have more than 219,000 people working in member firms around the world. In Asia Pacific, KPMG operates in 20 countries and territories with more than 46,000 people in members firms in the region. The independent member firms of the KPMG network are affiliated with KPMG International Cooperative ("KPMG International"), a Swiss entity. Each KPMG firm is a legally distinct and separate entity and describes itself as such.

For further information:

 

Susanto 

Partner, Head of Clients & Markets
Susanto@kpmg.co.id

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