Partner and Global Head of Private Equity Funds Audit
KPMG in the UK
Iain is Head of our Private Equity Audit Practice and is primarily responsible for providing audit and advisory services to a range of London based PE firms and investment companies and their portfolio companies. His clients include some of the largest London based PE houses and also include secondaries funds and niche strategy funds as well as buyout funds.
Iain joined KPMG in 1989 and became a partner in 2001. He worked in the UK before spending four years in Japan in the mid 2000s. Iain has significant experience working with a range of large European and US public and private equity companies on audit, advisory and transaction services projects, including substantial cross-border work. Iain has advised PE firms on investor reporting, fund set up and establishment issues, has conducted reviews of carried interest and track records and has provided assurance and advice on control reporting.
Iain is a member of the BVCA’s Legal and Technical committee and makes an active contribution to the evolving technical accounting and governance frameworks applicable to PE houses. Iain speaks regularly at conferences and seminars on topical matters affecting the PE and investment management industries.