KPMG in Bulgaria
Ismet joined KPMG in London in 1981 where he qualified in 1984 as a Chartered Accountant. He worked on audit and advisory projects for banking and other financial services clients based in the City of London and also had exposure to clients in a wide range of other industries. For a number of years, he was focussed on supporting UK clients in transactions involving targets in France, Germany and the Netherlands, as well as in the UK. Following a large consulting project in Hungary, Ismet became involved in banking projects in Eastern Europe, and also supported the working party of EU diplomats advising on the former federal assets of Yugoslavia, as part of the Geneva Peace Talks. He was responsible for setting up and developing KPMG’s practice in Croatia in 1993 and, subsequently, in Bosnia and Herzegovina. After handing over his responsibilities in those countries, he joined KPMG in Bulgaria in 2015. His focus is on the financial services sector.