John O'Donnell


KPMG in Ireland

John leads KPMG’s Insurance Regulatory practice having joined the firm from the Central Bank of Ireland (CBI) in 2012. John has over 20 years’ experience in in the insurance sector covering prudential supervision, conduct of business, financial control and compliance matters.

John's role includes advising firms on regulatory matters, and on best practice in the areas of Corporate Governance, Risk Management and Regulatory reporting, he also supports firms in their interaction with both local and international regulators and in optimising their organisational structures for current and future regulatory requirements. John’s background is in the financial control and operations of insurance companies where he gained significant experience in both domestic and cross-border insurance issues including freedom of services and establishment, claims representation, handling and settlement, and general good requirements across the EEA.

  • Chartered Association of Certified Accountants

  • UCD

  • FCCA

  • Dip. Journalism

  • Financial services

  • Insurance