Head of Audit / Partner
KPMG in South Korea
Education and Qualifications
Member of the Korean Institute of Certified Public Accountants (KICPA)
Master of Business Administration at Seoul National University (1991)
Bachelor of Business Administration at Chung Ang University (1989)
With more than 26 years of career with KPMG, ES Han has profound knowledge and experiences in the financial service industry including insurance in Korea. He has participated in the audit of major financial institutions such as Shinhan Bank, Deutsche Bank, HK Saving Bank, Han Kook Capital, Korea Life Insurance and Samsung Non Life Insurance.
Also, ES was the project partner and manager responsible for major banking & insurance related financial due diligence services for local clients and international clients such as HSBC, Prudential and Citibank. He had performed various consulting projects including SOX project for Kookmin Bank, IFRS implementation project for Samsung Securities, etc.
Before being appointed to COO, he has led the financial service division of KPMG Korea as the Head of FS for many years, and he has been the representative of Actuary firm in KPMG Korea.
Member of COFIX Management Committee at Federation of Banks
Internal Audit Advisor for Korea Asset Management Corporation
Member of Stock Price Index Operation Committee at Korea Exchange
Award from the Chairman of Financial Supervisory Service (2010)
Award from the Chariman of Financial Services Commission (2016)