Ian West

Ian West

Partner, Head of Technology, Media and Telecommunications

KPMG in the UK

Ian is a member of KPMG’s Global Technology, Media and Telecoms (TMT) Board and is our Technology Sector Lead for Europe.

In the UK, Ian is Head of KPMG’s TMT Practice and also Global Lead Partner for a number of KPMG’s most important clients in the sector.  Ian also sits on the UK Sales & Marketing Executive reporting to the firm’s ExCo.

Ian joined KPMG in 2001 and has almost 30 years’ experience in client relationship management and advisory roles for the C-Suite of Financial Services, Technology, Media, Telecoms and Professional Services entities.

Prior to joining KPMG, Ian’s background includes the following:

  • MBA with electives in Japan, U.S., Netherlands and Belgium.
  • Founding member of a finance related start up backed by Goldman Sachs. In this role Ian was responsible for origination of new business with major clients in the U.S., Europe and Japan.
  • Within RBS/Natwest Bank, Ian led a variety of new technology projects including a number relating to smartcards and new digital delivery models.

Ian’s primary focus is ensuring KPMG build strong relationships with key individuals in our clients.

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Education and qualifications
  • MBA at Cass Business School, City University of London

  • BA (Hons) - Banking, Insurance and Finance at the University of Wales, Bangor

  • Various NED and Boardroom Programmes at University of Cambridge, Judge Business School

Accreditation
  • NED and Boardroom Programmes at University of Cambridge, Judge Business School

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