David Hirst

David Hirst

Director, Transaction Services

KPMG in the UK

David is a Director in our Transaction Services division, leading multi-disciplinary due diligence engagements for fund managers and direct investors focusing on infrastructure investment across Europe.

He joined KPMG in 2006 and began focusing on the infrastructure sector in 2010, having previously spent time in KPMG’s diversified industrials deals and restructuring practices. Alongside his infrastructure focus, David is part of KPMG’s cross-functional and international ESG working group. 

Education and qualifications
  • Kings College London, BA, European Studies (French) 2002 – 2006

  • Institut d'Etudes politiques de Paris / Sciences Po Paris - Diplome (merit) Programme International 2004 – 2005

Accreditation
  • Chartered Accountant (ACA)

Areas of expertise
  • Infrastructure Investment

  • Transport, Energy, Communications

  • Private finance initiative (PFI)

  • Purchasing Power Parity (PPP)

  • Financial due diligence