Vice Chair, Financial Services
KPMG in the UK
Kay is Vice Chair of Financial Services with KPMG in the UK and chairs the firm’s risk and regulatory insight centre (RRIC). She also advices the financial services leadership tam and support board and C-suite level client relationships.Kay had previously represented Wales in the European Parliament for 10 years, and served as Vice Chair of the European Parliament’s influential Economics and Monetary Affairs Committee, playing a pivotal role in shaping EU and global financial services legislation, including setting up the EU supervisory bodies (ESAs, SSM, SRM), capital markets union (EMIR, MiFID II, Prospectus, CCP Recovery & Resolution), and the broader banking union files. Prior to Kay’s career as an MEP, she worked in investment banking. Kay brings a unique insight to policy ‘behind the scenes’ and the reality of Brexit in the aftermath of 31 January 2020.
Master of Business Administration (MBA), Financial, General, University of Surrey
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Medical Biochemistry, King’s College London, U. of London
Bachelor of Science (BSc), Biochemistry and Microbiology (Joint Hons.), King’s College London, U. of London