KPMG’s new partners strengthen important leadership capability across the firm.
KPMG CEO, Godfrey Boyce says, “I’m thrilled to congratulate our new partners. As well as their long-standing service with the firm, their promotions recognise their in-depth knowledge, expertise, and contemporary outlooks on the growing sectors they specialise in.”
KPMG Partners work shoulder-to-shoulder with their clients, providing deep expertise that delivers real results and fuels New Zealand’s prosperity.
“Our clients trust us to deliver the kind of targeted advice, technical knowledge and industry insights that help them manage risk and embrace opportunities.”
Boyce says the recent partner promotions are a testament to the extraordinary work these leaders are doing in their local communities and in helping their clients navigate through the uncharted waters of our new reality.
“These leaders already have outstanding reputations in their respective fields, and I am proud that they are sought after as talent that clients want to work with.” says Boyce.
Sarah McGrath - Chief Operating Officer
Sarah is KPMG’s Chief Operating Officer and is a qualified Chartered Accountant. Since joining the firm as a graduate, her 30 plus years’ experience has seen her in positions within our Private Enterprise, Audit and Deal Advisory teams. She has advised on transactions across a number of sectors including FMCG, healthcare, energy, professional services and transport sectors.
In 2011, Sarah was appointed as a member of the Panel of the Ministerial Inquiry into the operation of fishing vessels, including foreign charter vessels, in New Zealand’s Exclusive Economic Zone.
Jodi Newth – Audit Partner
Jodi has over 15 years' experience in providing audit and assurance services to a broad range of industries and sectors. Her more recent experience includes specialising in construction, energy, education and not-for-profit organisations. She is highly skilled and adaptable and has a proven track record of getting to the heart of clients’ issues quickly.
Jodi's pragmatic approach and clear communication style are highly sought after and have been pivotal to achieving quality results for her clients.
Nick Moss – Audit Partner
Nick works in our financial services team, heading up KPMG’s insurance practice. He brings substantial general and life insurance experience from his involvement at a senior level in large insurance audits, industry presentations and thought leadership. Nick has extensive experience working with large financial institutions and is an established thought leader in the insurance sector. Nicks specialist areas cover audit, regulatory and other assurance services.
Leon Bowker – Advisory Partner
Leon’s experience covers restructuring, insolvency, transactions services, and dispute resolution. His work involves helping businesses by providing independent reviews on performance, recovery options and value enhancement strategies. Leon also supports clients undertaking transactions with due diligence and other financial advisory services. He is focussed on continuing to grow the restructuring and insolvency practice and supporting clients facing financial stress.
Mike Lowe – Advisory Partner
Mike completes our line-up of new partners. Mike’s experience includes undertaking valuations of businesses, shares and intellectual property, and quantifying financial losses, particularly in matters subject to dispute. He also undertakes forensic investigations, fraud and anti-money laundering engagements. As well as being a Chartered Accountant, Mike is also a contributing member of the Auckland District Law Society and a member of the Auckland branch of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.