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  • Stephen Beatty

    Stephen Beatty: Leadership, Chair, Global Infrastructure (Non-Exec) and Cities Center of Excellence

    Over the past 32-years in the infrastructure sector, Stephen has worked on engagements across six continents. His experience includes, negotiations on complex projects and leading major transactions.

  • Robert Bolton

    Robert Bolton: Leadership, Partner, Global People and Change Centre of Excellence

    Robert is a partner in KPMG’s Global People and Change Centre of Excellence where he delivers world-class HRolutions to the firm’s global clients. He has more than 20 years of experience in management and consulting, developing strategically differentiated HR functions that can bring value to their business.

  • Mark Britnell

    Mark Britnell: Partner, Global Chairman and Senior Partner, Healthcare, Government & Infrastructure, KPMG International

    Mark is one of the foremost global experts on healthcare systems. He has led organizations at the local, regional, national and global levels – provider and payer, public and private. Mark is also the author of two books, "In Search of the Perfect Healthcare System" and "Human: Solving the Global Workforce Crisis in Healthcare".

  • Tom Brown

    Tom Brown: Leadership, Global and UK Head of Asset Management

    Tom is a former Partner in KPMG’s Financial Sector Practice in London since 1999. He led the global Audit, Tax and Advisory business.

  • Judd Caplain

    Judd Caplain: Leadership, Global Head of Banking & Capital Markets

    Judd Caplain is KPMG’s Head of Global Banking & Capital Markets and Global Lead Partner for a top global financial services company headquartered in the U.S. Judd has over 20 years of experience in the Financial Services industry.

  • Ross Colbert

    Ross Colbert: Expert, Consumer Beverage Sector

    Ross is focused on the Global Consumer Beverage sector for the Global M&A network and is based in the New York, NY office. Ross has 30+ years of experience and has completed over 75 beverage industry transactions.

  • Carolyn Cole

    Carolyn Cole: Leadership, Vice President, KPMG Enterprise, Family Office

    Carolyn Cole is a leader and subject matter expert in KPMG’s Family Office practice. She has worked very closely with family-owned and -operated companies across Canada, advising some of Canada’s most successful families over the last 18 years. Carolyn’s combination of skills and experience gives her clients the unique advantage of integrated advice and strategy that encompasses both the business and the family.

  • Matteo Colombo

    Matteo Colombo: Expert, Data, Analytics, and AI

    Matteo is a principal in the Advisory Practice for KPMG in the US. As a leader in the KPMG Lighthouse; a Data and Analytics (D&A) Solution Center that supports all related service areas firm-wide, Matteo is responsible for D&A sales enablement across the US firm, as well as KPMG’s D&A relationship with Microsoft globally.

  • David Ferbrache

    David Ferbrache: Leadership, Global Head of Cyber Futures, KPMG in the UK

    David is an award winning cyber security professional with 30 years of experience. Prior to joining KPMG he was the Head of Cyber & Space for the UK Ministry of Defence. He has contributed to national cyber security strategies, led international collaborations, built cyber organizations, ran research programs, advised clients across sectors, and been a frequent public speaker. He chairs the Scottish National Cyber Board.

  • Susan Ferrier

    Susan Ferrier: Leadership, Former Global Head of People

    Susan Ferrier was KPMG’s former Global Head of People. She sat on the firm’s Global Management Team and was responsible for leading the design, development and implementation of our leading-edge Talent Strategy for all 207,000 of our people.

  • Doug Gates

    Douglas Gates: Leadership, Global Sector Chair, Industrial Manufacturing and Aerospace and Defense and Sponsor for Global i4.0

    Doug has over 36 years of experience in both consulting and industry positions. He is currently the Global Chair of KPMG’s Industrial Manufacturing Industry Sector which includes Aerospace & Defense, Engineering & Industrial Products, Metals and Conglomerates.

  • Tim Gillis

    Tim Gillis: Leadership, Head of Global Indirect Tax Services and Head of Global Tax Technology

    Tim has over 25 years of professional experience as an auditor, lawyer, and tax professional, serving Fortune 500 and mid-market companies in diverse industries. He joined KPMG as a partner in 1998, he is a 2006 graduate of the firm’s C25 leadership development program and he is a member of the Board of Directors for KPMG LLP.

  • Mark Goodburn

    Mark Goodburn: Leadership, Global Head of Advisory

    As KPMG’s Global Head of Advisory, Mark is focused on helping clients succeed by driving growth, managing risks and enhancing their performance in an evolving marketplace.

  • Fiona Grandi

    Fiona Grandi: Expert, National Managing Partner, Innovation & Enterprise Solutions (I&ES)

    Fiona is the National Managing Partner for Innovation & Enterprise Solutions where she is responsible for the cultural, strategic, and financial advancement of KPMG's innovation imperatives.

  • Paul Harnick

    Paul Harnick: Leadership, Global Head of Chemicals & Performance Technologies

    Paul Harnick is the Global Head of Chemicals and Performance Technologies for KPMG. He is also Head of Chemicals for KPMG in the UK and KPMG’s Global Lead Relationship Partner for INEOS and SABIC. Paul has spent his entire career advising multinational companies in the chemical industry across all aspects of business strategy and operational process improvement.

  • Trevor Hart

    Trevor Hart: Leadership, Global Head of Mining

    Trevor Hart has been an audit Partner for 17 years, with 27 years of experience with KPMG, and as a senior leader in the Australian firm. His client roles have been heavily focused in the mining sector, where he has also assisted with a number of capital markets transactions for miners raising equity or debt together with mergers and acquisitions and contract dispute matters.

  • Laura Hay

    Laura Hay: Leadership, Global Head of Insurance

    Laura is KPMG's Global Head of Insurance. She has over 30 years of experience in the insurance industry, focusing on audit, advisory, and actuarial services. Prior to her current role, she was the National Insurance Leader for KPMG in the US and a former member of their Board of Directors. Laura is passionate about inclusion and diversity in the workplace and actively mentors female leaders from around the globe.

  • Mike Hayes

    Mike Hayes: Leadership, Global Leader of Renewables

    Mike advises clients in the Renewable Energy, Infrastructure and Asset Management sectors (principally Alternative Investments). He focuses on domestic and international corporate tax advisory (and is a specialist in inbound US tax planning). Mike is part of the global leadership team for tax on KPMG's Renewable Energy group and is also a member of the Firm’s Global Steering Group for Alternative Investments.

  • Sophie Heading

    Sophie Heading: Expert, Global Geopolitics Lead, Global Clients and Markets

    Sophie leads KPMG’s efforts globally to help companies and governments deal with today’s geopolitical challenges.

  • Julio Hernandez

    Julio Hernandez: Leadership, Global Head of Customer Advisory

    Julio focuses on helping organizations think about how to engage the marketplace and attract, convert and keep customers to fuel profitable growth. He also works with businesses from across the globe to help them design and deliver relevant customer experiences that drive engagement and result in sustainable customer relationships.

  • Steve Hill

    Steve Hill: Leadership, Global Head of Innovation

    Steve Hill is responsible for the life cycle of innovation, which includes trends and disruption analysis, organic growth, corporate development, and investment management. He meshes the art and science of innovation to drive market relevance and sustainable growth.

  • Alex Holt

    Alex Holt: Leadership, Global Head, Telecom & Media

    Alex is an Advisory Principal in the Silicon Valley office and Global Head of Telecom & Media for KPMG. He leads a large team working with major organizations across the sector serving deals through tax, audit and management consulting engagements. Alex spent 15 years in the tech, telecoms and media industry in a series of executive roles harnessing the power of digital for the benefit of investors and customers.

  • Mary Lou Maher

    Mary Lou Maher: Leadership, Global Head of Inclusion & Diversity

    Mary Lou is the Canadian Managing Partner, Quality & Risk Management and the Global Head of Inclusion & Diversity at KPMG.

  • Jim McAveeney

    Jim McAveeney: Leadership, Principal, Financial Services

    Jim is a Partner in the Financial Services Practice of KPMG in the US. He has 25+ years of Financial Services industry consulting experience in both the US and Canada. His engagement experience has focused exclusively in the Financial Services industry.

  • Jane McCormick

    Jane McCormick: Leadership, Global Head of Tax & Legal

    With over 25 years of experience, and currently KPMG's Global Head of Tax & Legal, Jane is well known and sought after for her significant insights and guidance on the evolving tax environment. Jane previously served as Head of Tax and Pensions for KPMG in the UK and KPMG’s Head of Tax for Europe, Middle East and Africa region.

  • Dani Michaux

    Dani Michaux: Author, Leadership, Partner, Head of Cyber Security for KPMG in Ireland

    Dani is the Head of Cyber Security practice for KPMG in Ireland. She previously led the Cyber Security and Emerging Technology Risk Practices for KPMG Malaysia and ASPAC region. She has extensive experience of working with clients on improving board understanding of cyber security matters. She is an advocate for inclusion & diversity, and women participation in computer science and cyber degrees.

  • John Munnelly

    John Munnelly: Leadership, Global KPMG Powered Enterprise Microsoft Leader | Australia Cloud Solutions Leader | CEO Wiise Software

    With over 20 years experience in digital transformation, systems and process improvement and organizational change, John supports business leaders as they undertake their transformation journey. He helps companies consider their culture, products, market position and team members to set the business up for success in the future.

  • Bill O'Mara

    Bill O'Mara: Leadership, Global Head of Audit, KPMG International

    Based in New York, Bill has over 30 years of experience as an audit partner and is an SEC reviewing partner, KPMG’s designation for its top technical partners. He is also a former member of the Board of Directors of KPMG LLP (US) and KPMG Americas having served a full 5 year term. He has extensive international experience serving as KPMG Global Lead Partner for several of the firm’s largest multinational clients.

  • Vincent Piron

    Vincent Piron: Leadership, Management Consulting

    Vincent is a partner with more than 25 years of experience in strategy, enterprise transformation and complex change programs, mainly in financial services. During his career, he has managed large, international engagements, interacting directly with the c-suite.

  • Jens Rassloff

    Jens Rassloff: Leadership, Global Head of Alliances

    Jens is responsible for KPMG’s global ecosystem of alliances, developing relationships with market-leading technology, data and services organizations to help solve pressing technology-based business challenges.

  • Gary Reader

    Gary Reader: Leadership, Global Head of Clients & Markets

    Gary Reader was appointed KPMG’s Global Head of Clients & Markets on 1 October 2017. His personal delivery experience lies in the area of financial management services.

  • Mike Stone

    Mike Stone: Leadership, Global Chair of Defence and National Security & Global Head of Technology Transformation for Infrastructure, Government and Healthcare

    Mike Stone is renowned for his use of innovative technologies to disrupt and transform business models in order to realize large scale benefits. He served as an officer in the British Army for 28 years and has worked as Chief Digital Information Officer for the UK Ministry of Defence as well as President of Service Design and Chief Information Officer for BT Global Services.

  • Stephanie Terrill

    Stephanie Terrill: Leadership, Global Lead of Financial Management, KPMG International

    Stephanie is the global leader for KPMG’s Financial Management Advisory Services. Stephanie is a Chartered Accountant with nearly 20 years of international business experience, including internal and external advisory roles and corporate senior management positions. Stephanie has served a variety of clients on large scale financial transformations. She is an avid skier, an outdoor enthusiast and travel aficionado.

  • Bill Thomas

    Bill Thomas: Leadership, Global Chairman and CEO, KPMG International

    Bill Thomas became Chairman of KPMG International on 1 October 2017. He previously served as Chairman of KPMG’s Americas region, from March 2014 to March 2017, and CEO and Senior Partner of KPMG in Canada from 2009 to 2016.

  • Richard Threlfall

    Richard Threlfall: Leadership, Global Head of Infrastructure

    With more than 25-years of experience in infrastructure and transport, Richard has advised private and public sector clients on some of the world’s largest and most complex infrastructure projects. Richard is also passionate about the benefits of the growing role of technology in infrastructure, and as the leader of KPMG's Global Infrastructure network, he is motivated to enable a better future for everyone, everywhere.

  • Akilesh Tuteja

    Akhilesh Tuteja: Leadership, Global Cyber Security Co-Leader

    Akhilesh serves as the Global Cyber Security Co-leader and heads the Risk Consulting practice for KPMG in India. He also leads the solution deployment for Risk Consulting practice for EMA (Europe, Middle East & Africa) region. He is passionate about developments in the area of technology and how these can help businesses drive smart processes and effective outcomes. Akhilesh is also a speaker on cyber security.

  • Julian Vella

    Julian Vella: Leadership, Head of Asia Pacific Infrastructure Practice

    Julian travels widely throughout Asia Pacific working with governments and the private sector to develop and advise on infrastructure programs, projects and assets. He has extensive experience as a lead adviser on a large range of commercial transactions, particularly in the transport and industrial markets sectors.

  • Koos Wolters

    Koos Wolters: Expert, Cyber Security

    Koos is a Partner in the Cyber Security practice for KPMG in the Netherlands. He has extensive experience in IT process control and specializes in information security (strategy, governance, policies and awareness) and IT governance, control and optimization. For more than 15 years, Koos has been advising directors of large organizations in the field of information security.

  • Christoph Zinke

    Christoph Zinke: Leadership, Asia Pacific Head of Global Strategy Group

    Christoph leads the Global Strategy Group in China with more than 20 years of professional experience in strategy consulting, private equity and corporate management.