Kay sits on KPMG NZ’s National Executive Committee where she, as National Managing Partner for Brand & Growth, has oversight of the issues, challenges and opportunities facing our clients. Prior to this role, Kay was the National Industry Leader for Financial Services including Banking. Kay has over 24 years’ professional experience, and has focussed on the Financial Services Sector for the last 21 years.
Prior to joining the New Zealand firm, Kay worked for KPMG in Bermuda, her clients ranging from single parent captives through to a NYSE listed reinsurer. Since joining the New Zealand Firm, Kay has worked alongside Insurance, Wealth, and Banking clients. Kay believes the Financial Services Sector has a pivotal role to play in ensuring the smooth functioning and growth of the New Zealand economy. Kay brings an international and pragmatic approach to working through challenges and opportunities having worked both on and off-shore – Scotland, Bermuda, and NZ, leading multi-disciplinary global teams.
Kay is based in the Auckland office where she leads the Financial Services Audit Team.
Bachelor of Accounting (Hons), Accounting - The University of Glasgow
Chartered Accountant - The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland
Member of CAANZ
Associate in Reinsurance (ARe) - The Insurance Institute of America
Lifewise - The Big Sleepout 2016 (Team RainbowYOUTH)
Global Women Breakthrough Leaders Programme - 2016 Cohort
Women's Mentoring Programme 2017 - The University of Auckland Business School (2017, 2016, 2015 and 2012 programme)