Murray leads KPMG’s UK Lighthouse, and is part of the Global Lighthouse community. Lighthouse has the mission to combine and align KPMG’s global Intelligent Automation capabilities around analytics, artificial intelligence, and other data-driven and emerging technologies within KPMG to help clients make the most of the opportunities provided by the 4th Industrial Revolution. Digital Transformation is Business Transformation.
Prior to leading Lighthouse, Murray was the co-lead of KPMG's Global FinTech practice. He has extensive Financial Sector assurance and advisory experience. An auditor by background, Murray joined KPMG in 1999 and became a partner in 2011.
As a result of all of the change underway in the sector Murray has been involved in working with clients that are dealing with evolving regulation, changing technology, societal changes, and more recently the impact of political risk on firms within the sector. Murray’s advisory experience includes finance transformation and regulatory transformation, controls implementation projects, accounting advice on group reconstructions, and a variety of M&A transactions. This transaction experience includes ‘buy-side’ deal evaluation, due diligence, transaction regulatory and accounting support, IPO readiness services, integration and synergies work.
Murray's finance and audit background helps him understand the day to day realities that today’s leaders face, and to have an objective view on how to apply technology to solve business issues and opportunities.