KPMG has boosted its telecoms team in the UK with former PwC and IBM partner and regulations expert Stuart McIntosh as Senior Advisor. McIntosh will focus on KPMG’s telecoms clients in the UK and on a global scale, while working with the economics and regulation team.
Stuart McIntosh joins KPMG’s UK Telecoms practice from Ofcom, UK's communications regulator, where he acted as Group Director of the Competition Group for almost 6 and a half years, between 2008 and 2014. In this capacity, he was responsible for Ofcom’s work on the economic regulation of the sectors overseen by the regulator. In addition to this role, he was an Executive Member of the Board. Prior to joining Ofcom, McIntosh was a Partner at IBM and PwC and acted as Senior Vice President for Adventis. McIntosh started his career at Coopers & Lybrand, now known as PwC, in 1979. During his career of more than 30 years, he focussed on advising companies in the communications sector.
McIntosh holds a Bachelor and Masters in Economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science.
In his new role as Senior Advisor in KPMG’s telecoms team, McIntosh will advise KPMG’s telecoms clients both in the UK and globally, and will also work closely with the firm’s international economics and regulation team.
Commenting on the appointment, Alex Holt, Head of Telecoms at KPMG in the UK, says: “I am delighted that Stuart has joined KPMG. His experience, insights and expertise are world class and he is an excellent addition to our team, which is in high demand as the telecoms industry faces unprecedented change. Stuart will work closely with our clients to help them tackle the substantial multifaceted challenges they are facing, at a time when society and business have never been more reliant on digital infrastructure.”