Partner, Thames Valley
KPMG in the UK
Barry has been a Partner in the UK for the last 15 years. He has over twenty years experience of transaction related work with particular focus on Technology businesses. He heads the Technology sector team for EMA within Transaction Services and has significant cross border deal experience. He has provided deal advice on domestic and international transactions for clients such as IBM, Motorola, Google, Misys, Northgate Information Solutions, Microsoft , Advanced Computer Software PLC, ARM, PLC Telecity PLC and ADP. He also acts as lead relationship partner to a number of Technology businesses, particularly innovative and fast growing businesses with ambitious plans, where he acts as a sounding board to stakeholders on strategy and takes overall responsibility for co-ordinating KPMG services. Barry has extensive capital market experience and has worked alongside corporates to achieve listings and fund raising on UK, German and US public markets. In addition, Barry has strong links with a number of Private Equity houses providing on-going transaction support (eg Advent, Bridgepoint, ECI, LDC, KKR and Summit Partners). Barry has held a number of leadership roles within KPMG, including Business Unit Head for Transaction Services in South and London Region, South Region leadership team, and EMA Technology steering committee. Outside of work, Barry is married with one daughter (age 18) and competes occasionally on his horses. He is also a trustee of a local outdoor education charity providing financial support to disadvantaged children, where he oversees accounting and finances.