Partner and Head of Deal Advisory
KPMG in the Lower Gulf
Richard Clarke heads the Deal Advisory practice and leads the sovereign wealth fund and private equity sector team for KPMG in the Lower Gulf. Richard is a specialist in mergers and acquisition (M&A) and business turnaround with more than 20 years’ experience both in the Middle East and globally. Richard’s experience includes providing M&A assistance as well as financial and operational improvement guidance to private equity firms, private offices, sovereign wealth funds and corporates, both local and globally. Prior to joining KPMG, Richard was a Managing Director and Head of Portfolio Management at Dubai International Capital (DIC), a privately owned sovereign wealth fund. Before that, Richard was a partner at a Big 4 firm in London and then in Dubai, leading its Transaction and Reorganization business in the Middle East.
Bachelors of Accountancy
Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Scotland (ICAS)