Ronan Gilhawley | KPMG | GLOBAL

Ronan Gilhawley

Partner, Global Strategy Group and National Sector Leader, Retail

KPMG Australia

Ronan is a Partner in the Australian Strategy Group and the National Head of Retail at KPMG Australia, specialising in deal strategies for the retail sector.

He has more than 20 years’ experience across Asia Pacific and Japan, helping retail companies with acquisition integration planning, store format innovation, store network optimisation, loyalty program development, and enterprise-wide transformation. 

Ronan has issued a number of external publications including a report on loyalty programs across Asia with Coca Cola.

Prior to joining KPMG, Ronan led the Asia Pacific corporate development function of a US Fortune 100 technology company, completing over US$30bn in transaction value through 40 transactions in a 5-year period. Sector experience includes retail, consumer products, aviation, technology, engineering services, and private equity.

Areas of expertise

Airlines and Airports Aviation services Customer Revenue Growth Food, Drink and Consumer Goods Growth Pricing strategy Retail Strategy Transactions Transport and Logistics

Education and qualifications

  • The University of Birmingham, Bachelor of Engineering (Manufacturing)

  • The University of Birmingham, Bachelor of Commerce (Economics)

  • Australian Graduate School of Management, MBA

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