Global Insurance Change Lead Partner
KPMG in Canada
Mary is the Sector Lead for Insurance practice with KPMG in Canada in addition to her role as the Global Insurance Change Lead Partner. She brings deep expertise covering the entire range of insurance markets, from life and health and personal lines to specialty risks and reinsurance, across Asia Pacific, Europe and North America. Having spent most of her career based in London, Mary moved to Hong Kong in 2009 and most recently to Toronto in 2014. In addition to her audit responsibilities, Mary focuses on advising clients on how they can best address the challenges of financial reporting, regulatory change and improving performance. She regularly speaks on financial reporting, governance and regulatory matters affecting insurers as well as more general business developments. Mary has particular experience advising clients as they undertake M&A activity or enter new markets and has assisted a number of companies with IPOs, securities listings and demutualization. Furthermore she has advised a number of financial services regulatory authorities on regulatory policy and practice, using her experience advising insurers on governance, enterprise-wide risk management and capital management, most recently assisting a number of financial conglomerates in the run up to Solvency II. As a member of KPMG's Global Insurance Leadership team, Mary focus particularly on Innovation and Insurance Accounting Change and leads the development of many of KPMG International’s global thought leadership for the insurance industry.
Chartered Accountant, Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales
Bachelor of Law, University of London