David Slater

Director, Trade

KPMG in the UK

David is Director - Trade at KPMG UK, where he advises businesses about how to take advantage of international trade and investment opportunities and to succeed in the changing global trading environment.

Before joining KPMG, David spent 16 years in the public sector focussed on international trade and inward investment issues in particular supporting companies to grow in the UK and internationally. This included six years as Director of International Trade & Investment at London & Partners, the official promotional agency for London; seven years based as the British Consulate General in Los Angeles responsible for all trade and investment operations on the West Coast and three years at the British High Commission New Delhi, responsible for Indian investment into the UK.

From 2009 to 2011, David was at the Foreign & Commonwealth Office responsible for policy relating to the UK’s relationship with the EU institutions and changes to the EU treaties.

  • Financial Management
  • High Growth Markets
  • International Markets
  • Transactions
  • Professional Diploma in Management (The Open University)

  • International Trade

  • Foreign Direct Investment

  • Brexit

  • Geopoltics