Emilio Pera


KPMG Lower Gulf

Emilio Pera is a Partner and he heads the Audit and Financial service practice. Emilio started his professional career in 1992 by joining KPMG in Johannesburg, South Africa where he covered a broad range of clients across sectors. Over the past 6 years, Emilio was working with EY Africa as their Regional Head of Financial Services. In addition to leading of Crown Jewel Audit engagements he also lead Advisory engagements of the Big4 South African banks, re-engineering of an internal audit function, finance transformation, which included the integration of finance, risk and regulatory reporting at a major South African bank. Emilio was also responsible for driving the FS strategy and he successfully increased the market focus in South Africa, Nigeria and Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania, Botswana, Namibia and Zimbabwe. During his career Emilio has worked in the industry and the profession across Africa, Europe, the Far East and the USA.

Areas of expertise
Advisory Audit Financial Management Financial Risk Management Financial Services Financial Statement Audit International Markets Risk Consulting
Education and qualifications
  • Chartered Accountant

  • Member of IAASB Financial Institutions Working Group

  • MENA FM Best Audit Services Award for 4