John is one of KPMG’s most senior and experienced global client partners. He has a doctorate in chemistry and has been working with KPMG’s multinational clients for nearly 20 years. He is currently KPMG’s Global lead client partner for Novartis, based in Switzerland. In his career, he has led KPMG teams at Nestlé, Roche, Pfizer, Alliance Boots, and AstraZeneca. He has also done work with Eli Lilly, and Merck, in the US and Takada and Chugai, in Japan. John’s career has encompassed significant audit and advisory experience, including transactions, M&A and performance consulting in finance and IT.