Chris Hardesty | KPMG | GLOBAL

Chris Hardesty

Global Life Sciences Sector Executive

KPMG in the UK

Chris is a leader within KPMG’s Global Health and Life Sciences Centre of Excellence, collaborating across 50+ countries for public and private transformation initiatives including but not limited to regulatory compliance, quality improvement, costs and efficiencies, technology enablement, and M&A. In addition, Chris has a particular focus on the convergence agenda between the Health and Life Sciences sectors, as well as across other associated industries such as tech and retail. Specific project examples include emerging market entry analysis and strategy, vendor management and selection, digitization (systems, data) within hospitals and clinical environments, and traceability initiatives to combat illicit trade.

Education and qualifications

  • Masters in Business Administration (Thunderbird School of Global Mgmt)

  • Bachelors of Business Administration (University of Texas at Austin)

  • International Program in Management (Fundação Getúlio Vargas)


  • Project Management Professional (PMP)

  • HIMSS Certified Professional Healthcare Information and Systems (CPHIMS)

  • APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP)

Community involvement

  • Mental Health International – speaker, member

  • Health Businesswomen’s Association – speaker, member

  • St. George’s Hospital – Paeds A&E volunteer

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