David Kidman

Partner, Clients & Markets and Restructuring Services

KPMG Australia

David has broad experience in corporate restructure and insolvency across a wide range of industries. He undertakes business reviews and investigations, including confidential assignments on behalf of financiers, corporate and government clients.

With in-depth knowledge of the local market, David specialises in both the hospitality and real estate property sectors.

Prior to KPMG, David worked with Ferrier Hodgson for more than 25 years, and was made Partner in 2006. During this time, he was seconded to an affiliated office in the United Kingdom, and a major Australian trading bank.

He is a former Chairman of the SA/NT committee of ARITA and leads the South Australian Restructuring Services team at KPMG.

David joined KPMG as a Partner following the firm's merger with Ferrier Hodgson in June 2019.


Areas of expertise

  • Strategic business reviews
  • Restructuring and turnaround
  • Insolvency services



  • Real Estate
  • Hospitality
  • Bankruptcy
  • Commercial Property
  • Deal Advisory
  • Debt management
  • Financial Management
  • Financial restructuring
  • Hotels and Hospitality
  • Restructuring Services
  • Transactions
  • Bachelor of Commerce

  • Chartered Accountant

  • Registered Liquidator

  • Fellow of the FINSIA

  • Fellow of the ARITA

  • Retail banks

  • Lawyers

  • Government agencies

  • Corporations