Oleg Goshchansky

Chairman and Managing Partner

KPMG in the CIS

Oleg joined KPMG in Moscow in 1997 and was appointed Audit Partner in 2002. Earlier he worked in Germany, taking part in the audits of German companies. Since 1 October 2012 Oleg acts as Chairman and Managing Partner of KPMG in the CIS, as well as a member of KPMG's Global Board and Global Council and the Board of KPMG in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Prior to this appointment, Oleg was CIS Head of Audit. Under Oleg, KPMG's Audit practice became the biggest in the Russian market. Oleg has extensive experience with companies in the oil and gas, metals and mining, transport, machine-building, chemical, telecommunications, automotive, construction and energy sectors. He has actively assisted in a number of IPOs by large Russian groups on international and Russian stock exchanges, as well as in mergers and acquisitions. Oleg is a prominent speaker on Russia at various forums, including St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, RSPP’s Russian Business Week, INNOPROM, Sochi Investment Forum, Krasnoyarsk Economic Forum and other.

In the Media


Comments for Expert on the increased importance of the environmental agenda.

Comments for Russia 24 on the attention of business to the ESG agenda.

Comments for EcoTourismEXPERT on the impulse that the Covid-19 pandemic gave to the development of the tourism industry.

Comments for RBC+ on sustainability issues on the agenda of SPIEF 2021.

Comments for Rossiyskaya gazeta on the initiative to create a venture Fund of Funds.

For an archive of the speaker's earlier comments, interviews, and articles for the media see here

  • Audit
  • Commonwealth of Independent States
  • IPO Readiness
  • International Markets
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Degree in Economics from Kyiv National Economic University

  • Russian Audit Qualification Certificate

  • Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

  • Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RSPP) Board

  • Sustainability Expert Committee of VEB.RF

  • Strategic Council on Investments in New Industries under the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation

  • U.S.-Russia Business Council Board

  • Supervisory Board of The National Coordination Council for Development of Economic Relationships with the Asia-Pacific Region