George Pataraya

George Pataraya

Partner, Head of Consumer Markets

KPMG in the CIS

George joined KPMG in Moscow in 2000. He has over 30 year’s audit experience. He specializes in complex consolidation projects and has extensive experience of working with the largest multinational and Russian corporations. 

George has extensive experience of audits of consolidated financial statements prepared under US GAAP and IFRS, including for foreign issuers listed on Russian and foreign exchanges.

Currently George heads the  the Retail and Consumer Markets sector at KPMG in the CIS.

George is the member of the KPMG Global Consumer Markets Council.


In the Media


An article for RBC Pro on Russian e-commerce market dynamics.

An article for RBC Pro on logistics trends in e-commerce.

Comments for Forbes on the competition between online delivery companies.


Comments for Rossiyaskaya Gazeta on the activity of German retailers in the Russian market. 

Comments for Vedomosti on the Russian consumer market situation.

Comments for on the situation on the Russian retail market.


Comments for on the main exporters of raw materials from Russia to Japan.

An article for Forbes on the role of consumer experience in retail today.

Comments for RBC on KPMG survey findings on online consumer preferences.

Areas of expertise
Advisory Audit Consumer Products Enterprise Food, Drink and Consumer Goods IT Advisory in Management Consulting Internal Audit, Risk and Compliance Services Management Consulting Retail Risk Consulting
Education and qualifications
  • Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO), Degree in Economics

  • Russian certified auditor

  • US Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

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