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Our Leadership and Governance

Our Leadership and Governance

Living up to our core values and realising our vision.

Living up to our core values and realising our vision.

Our Leadership and Governance

KPMG UK is led by the Senior Partner, Bill Michael, who leads the Board, the main governance body of KPMG LLP which provides leadership to the organisation.

UK Board Members

Bill Michael - Chairman & Senior Partner

Melanie Richards - Deputy Chair

Philip Davidson - Managing Partner

David Matthews - Head of Quality and Risk

Sarah Willows - Chief Financial Officer

Paul Korolkiewicz - Senior Non-Executive member

James Stewart – Non-Executive member

Tony Cates - Non-Executive member

Bernard Brown - Non-Executive member

Jane McCormick - Non-Executive member

Maggie Brereton - Non-Executive member

Christine Hewson - Non-Executive member

Mark Raddan - Non-Executive member

Sue Bonney - Non-Executive member

Ronnie McCombe - Non-Executive member

Sikander Sattar – EMA Chair (non-voting member)

Mark Goodburn – Global Head of Advisory (non-voting member)

The Executive Committee

The Executive Committee is responsible for the day-to-day management of the activities of KPMG UK and comprises:

Bill Michael - Senior Partner

Philip Davidson - Managing Partner (Committee Chair)

Jeremy Barton – General Counsel

Aidan Brennan - Head of Digital Transformation

Karen Briggs - Head of Brexit

Michelle Hinchliffe - Head of Audit

Jonathan Holt - Head of Financial Services

David Matthews - Head of Quality and Risk Management

Iain Moffatt - Head of National Markets

Anna Purchas - Head of People

Michelle Quest - Head of Tax, Pensions and Legal Services

Sanjay Thakkar - Head of Deal Advisory

David Rowlands - Head of Consulting

Dan Thomas - Head of Corporates

Sarah Willows - Chief Financial Officer and Head of Operations

Scott Parker - Head of International

 

Full terms of reference of the Executive Committee (PDF 131 KB)

UK Public Interest Committee – Independent non-executives

This Committee is responsible for overseeing the public interest aspects of the decision making for KPMG LLP (UK) and its related entities – taking into account the legitimate interests of clients and government, among others.

Full terms of reference for the UK Public Interest Committee (PDF 143 KB).

The members of the Public Interest Committee are:

  • David Pitt-Watson  
  • Lindsay Tomlinson
  • Lord Evans of Weardale

More information about the members of the Public Interest Committee (PDF 125 KB) 

UK Audit & Risk Committee

The Audit & Risk Committee monitors the integrity of our financial reporting system, internal controls and risk management framework.

Full terms of reference of the UK Audit & Risk Committee (PDF 137 KB)

The members of the Audit & Risk Committee are:

  • Maggie Brereton
  • Stephen Oxley
  • Nicola Quayle
  • Tony Cates
  • Lord Evans of Weardale

UK Nomination & Remuneration Committee

The purpose of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee is to assist the Board in ensuring that the Board and Executive Committee retain an appropriate structure, size and balance of skills to support the strategic objectives and values of the firm. The Committee assists the Board in meeting its responsibilities regarding the determination, implementation and oversight of senior remuneration arrangements to enable the recruitment, motivation and retention of partners generally. The Committee oversees arrangements for senior appointments (including election processes) and succession planning. The Committee also assists the Board by reviewing and making recommendations in respect of the remuneration policies and framework for all staff.

The members of the Committee are:

  • Sue Bonney (Chair)
  • Mark Raddan
  • James Stewart
  • Jenny Stewart
  • David Pitt-Watson

Full terms of reference for the Nomination and Remuneration Committee (PDF 432 KB)

Listed Company Dialogue

If you are a shareholder, executive director or member of an audit committee for which we are auditors and wish to discuss any matter with us, please contact David Matthews at david.matthews@kpmg.co.uk.

For full details of those charged with governance, see our Transparency Report.

Information on the latest developments and perspectives on corporate reporting and stewardship for investors is available on our Investor Insights web pages.