Nigel Smith

Head of Debt Advisory and Turnaround

KPMG in Kenya

Nigel is the Head of Debt Advisory in KPMG East Africa. He has over 25 years’ experience in Restructuring and Debt raising / Debt Advisory. He has worked as the Head of Specialised lending for National Westminster (NATWEST PLC London) bank. Before joining KPMG, he worked as a partner, in charge of Restructuring and Debt Advisory for ARDENT Advisory and Accounting in UAE.

He is passionate about delivering customer service and his strong credit and interpersonal skills make him ideal to act as a Financial Adviser to the mid and large sized firms through the credit cycle as well as to lenders. He has successfully raised in excess of US$2bn for corporate clients over the past 5 year and has also attracted equity partners for his clients, where required.