Philip Davidson

Global Chief Operating Officer

KPMG International Services Limited

Philip Davidson became Global Chief Operating Officer in October 2019. Philip has held a number of senior leadership roles within both KPMG International and UK Firm, the most recent one being that of Managing Partner of the UK firm from November 2015 to May 2019. He was responsible for the day to operations of the UK Firm, a member of the UK firm’s Board and chaired the UK firm Executive Committee.

Philip is a member of KPMG International’s Global Management Team and his career with KPMG has spanned more than 33 years. While in his client-facing roles in the UK firm, Philip worked extensively overseas on a number of projects and has experience in a range of industries.

Education and qualifications
  • BSc (Hons), University of Manchester

  • Joint Insolvency Examination Board qualified

  • Member of the Institute of Accountants of England and Wales

  • Founder member, fellow and former Chairman of the Institute for Turnaround

Community Involvement
  • African and Caribbean Network