Peter Holmes

Director, Forensic Accounting & Dispute Advisory

KPMG Australia

Peter is a Director and Dispute Advisory lead in our Adelaide office and specialises in complex equity and business valuations, forensic accounting matters concerning economic loss, financial investigations including partnership and solvency disputes, and fraud investigations. Such matters often require specialist reports and testimony to be given, and Peter has over 30 years of experience in giving specialist evidence in Courts and Tribunals in Australia. He is supported by a local team with a strong and diverse skill base in forensic accounting, fraud and business valuations.

Peter also has experience acting as a shadow specialist and has assisted legal teams in relation to understanding accounting and auditing standards related matters, and underlying financial data and reports.

Peter joined Ferrier Hodgson Adelaide in 2000 as a Partner and established their forensic practice, having worked at PwC for over 23 years, until Ferrier Hodgson's merger with KPMG in June 2019.

  • Acquisition valuation
  • Court Cases
  • Disputes
  • Fraud
  • Restructuring Services
  • Valuations
  • Bachelor of Economics, University of Adelaide

  • Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand Forensic Accounting Specialist

  • Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand Business Valuation Specialist

  • Certified Fraud Examiner

  • Fellow of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand

  • Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia