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Philip Takken

Audit Partner

KPMG Nederland

Philip has over twenty years of experience and acts as audit partner at KPMG. He focuses on providing financial audit services and accounting advisory projects to telecommunication companies. He worked for over 10 years in the New York followed by seven years in Singapore and Australia before returning to the Netherlands. He acts as the global telecommunications audit sector leader.

Professional and Industry Experience

Philip has over twenty years of experience and acts as an audit partner at KPMG. He focuses on providing financial audit services and accounting advisory projects to technology and telecommunication companies.

Prior to KPMG he worked in the global telecommunication practice of Deloitte and worked for over 10 years in the US New York practice followed by seven years in Singapore and Australia before returning to the Netherlands.

In addition to providing financial audit services, he is involved in accounting advisory projects to the telecom and technology industry including, but not limited to, revenue recognition and lease accounting implementations. Also he has been involved as subject matter expert on various KKR related financial due diligences in the USA and Canada.

Throughout his career he has been an active member of industry related organisations including past chairman of the Broadband Financial Committee of the Wireless Communications Association International in Washington D.C., USA, member of the AICPA Information Technology Executive Committee and board member of the Australian Computer Society in Australia.

Within KPMG Global, Philip acts as the global telecommunications audit sector leader. 

Representative clients served

Verizon, AT&T, Singapore Telecommunications Limited (SingTel), SingTel Optus, Insight Communications, Centennial Communications, British Telecom, Bell Canada, Telefonica S.A., VodafoneZiggo, T Mobile Nederlands, Within Reach (Voiceworks), ASMI.

Areas of expertise

Advisory Audit Telecommunications
Philip Takken

Education and qualifications

  • CA ANZ, CA (Australia & NZ)

  • AICPA, CPA (US)

  • NIVRA, Registeraccountant

  • NOREA, Register EDP Auditor

  • Masters Business Economics

Function and specialization

  • Audit & Accounting Advisory

  • Technology and Telecommunications

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