As a chartered accountant by background, Karl leads KPMG’s practice across the Midlands as Regional Chairman for the firm’s Birmingham, Leicester and Nottingham offices, with responsibility for 1,500 people and leading the growth and people engagement agenda. The regional practice comprises Advisory, Audit, Tax, Consulting and KPMG Enterprise services.
Karl is an active client partner whose clients range from global FTSE 100 companies to AIM listed and large privately owned clients and he specialises in the automotive, manufacturing and house building sectors.
Throughout all of this, Karl has had an active involvement in developing the personal skills of our people and partners. As a keen student of Neuroscience, Karl was the architect of the Partner Essentials Masterclass focused on the core skills our new partners need to be successful. This programme now runs across 25 countries in Europe and the Middle East.
Previously, Karl was a UK Board member and Chairman of the Remuneration and Nominations Committee.