Seamus Hand, Managing Director, KPMG
Seamus is the Managing Partner of KPMG in Ireland and is a member of KPMG’s Global and EMA boards. Seamus graduated from DCU with a BA in Accounting and Finance in 1992 and a Masters in Accounting in 1993. He joined KPMG in 1993 working in the financial services practice and was seconded for two years to KPMG in Australia from 1996 to 1998. Seamus was elected to the KPMG partnership in 2002 and before his election as Managing Partner in December 2018, he led KPMG’s financial service tax practice in Ireland for 6 years. Seamus previously was the chairman of the KPMG European Investment Management tax network and the KPMG Global Asset Finance tax network. He has worked with many significant global and domestic clients across the financial services market place with experience in aircraft finance, asset management, banking and insurance sectors particularly in relation to significant M&A transactions.