KPMG appoints Katie Clinton to lead UK regional Financial Services practice

17 October 2022 1 min. read
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KPMG UK has appointed Katie Clinton to lead its financial services practice. She replaces Richard Little,as he retires from the firm.

Karim Haji, EMA and UK Head of Financial Services at KPMG, commented, “I would like to congratulate Katie on her promotion and thank Richard Little for his achievements after nearly three decades with the firm.  Richard has been one of our most client centric partners and has made immense contributions to our financial services and regional practices since joining.

Looking ahead, Katie Clinton brings more than two decades of experience to the role, from a career specialising in providing audit, governance, risk and control services to clients in the UK and internationally.

KPMG appoints Katie Clinton to lead UK regional Financial Services practice

“Katie’s experience and focus will build on the work we’ve done so far in the regions, and her expertise will help us to continue to deliver exceptional services to our clients,” Haji added.

Clinton first arrived at KPMG’s Manchester wing in 2000, joining as a graduate trainee in the financial services audit team. Predominantly focussed on banking, Clinton has also worked extensively across the insurance, asset management and fintech sectors – and became a Partner at the Big Four firm in 2014.Alongside her new role as head of UK regional financial services, she will remain an active consulting partner advising on governance, risk and compliance services.

Speaking as the new Regional Head of UK Financial Services at KPMG, Clinton said, “I am really excited to be taking on this new role and look forward to supporting businesses across the UK to thrive. Supporting financial services businesses in the regions through the challenges of inflation, regulatory change as well as helping them to adopt more environmental, social, and governance policies will be some of my key priorities.”