Claire James

Head of ESG Strategy

KPMG in the UK

Claire leads KPMG’s ESG strategy team, within Deal Advisory. An experienced and trusted leader with an extensive range of financial, strategic, analytic and operational skills.

Claire helps clients with creating or refining their ESG Strategy, as well as strategic options for transforming the business in line with their ESG ambition. This includes strategic advice on the Circular Economy and ESG value creation, complex stakeholder management, programme set-up, and facilitating/delivering rapid results in both deal and non-deal situations.

  • B.A.Sc. Geography (Hons), University of Bristol, London

  • ACA (ICAEW) Chartered Accountant

  • ESG & Corporate Strategy

  • Deal Advisory – Integration & Separation

  • Complex programme management