Gilles is Head of the Accounting Advisory practice at KPMG in France. He joined KPMG in 1996 after 11 years of professional practice at another professional services firm and brings over 30 years of experience in advising corporates in all industry sectors, particularly in the areas of IFRS, consolidation and financial information. He managed major IFRS conversion projects and provides technical accounting advice and learning offerings. He has broad experience of consolidation from technical, organizational, process and information systems perspectives. Gilles is also involved in projects relating to redesigning and implementing post-deal reporting systems following mergers or acquisitions or changes in shareholding structures and managing the transition phase. He is one of the founding members of the KPMG Capital Markets team and he advises companies through all stages of the listing process and the high-yield bond issuance, including upstream diagnosis.