Michelle Smarsh

Director, Audit, Aberdeen

KPMG in the UK

Michelle started at KPMG in 2008 in Edmonton, Canada. While in Canada Michelle focused her work on Canadian listed utility companies along with asset management companies. Michelle joined KPMG Aberdeen on a three year secondment in 2014 and worked on both oil and gas services companies along with a FTSE 100 asset management company.

She returned to Aberdeen in 2019 and has since been focussed on the oil and gas service industry. Michelle’s client work ranges from components of US-listed global groups to private companies, reporting under US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), IFRS and UK accounting standards. 

  • Bachelor of Commerce, University of Alberta

  • Master of Professional Accounting, University of Saskatchewan

  • Chartered Accountant with Chartered Professional Accountants of Alberta (Canada)

  • Chartered Accountant with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales- ICAEW

  • Audit

  • Assurance

  • Oil and gas


  • Internal Controls