Simon Townend

Partner, Head of Advisory & Tax

KPMG in The Bahamas

Simon has 31 years of professional experience gained with KPMG in the UK and the Caribbean. He is on the Advisory Executive Committee for the advisory business encompassing Bermuda, Bahamas, BVI, Cayman Islands, Guernsey, Jersey, and the Isle of Man, and is also Head of Advisory for the KPMG Islands Group. He has experience across a range of sectors, including Banking, Insurance, Asset Management, Infrastructure (Energy, Airports, Ports, Communications, Water, Waste, Healthcare), Government, Tourism, Travel and Leisure.

  • BA (Hons) Degree – University of Bristol, England

  • Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales (“ICAEW”)

  • Corporate Finance (CF) Qualification (ICAEW, SII & CICA) and Member of the Corporate Finance Faculty of the ICAEW

  • Head of Advisory, KPMG Islands Group, a regional network of KPMG member firms in the Caribbean, Bermuda, Isle of Man, Channel Islands and Malta

  • Head of Advisory & Tax, KPMG in The Bahamas