Lauri Tuomaala

Head of IDAS (International Development Advisory Services)

KPMG in Finland

Lauri leads the International Development Advisory Services (IDAS) unit

Lauri leads the IDAS unit that provides services to the development cooperation sector including private companies, donors, governments agencies, multilateral organizations, trust funds, investors and NGOs. During his 15 year career Lauri has been working in various roles providing portfolio management to a clean energy fund, advisory support to the development cooperation actors and conducting audit and review assignments. He has also been in-charge of an NGO’s financial management operating in Southeast Asia.

Lauri has lived in Asia and Africa and conducted development cooperation assignments in numerous countries throughout Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America. Lauri is the main focal point for IDAS clients and serves as the Engagement Partner for several international donor agencies and funds. Lauri is in-charge of an international team of 30+ experts representing over 10 nationalities that provide audit and assurance, programme and portfolio management, advisory, legal and sustainability services.