William Taylor

Partner & Head of Value Creation

KPMG in Ireland

William joined KPMG from McKinsey and Company where he was designing, leading, and delivering projects around the globe. He has served clients across advanced manufacturing industries such as aerospace and defence, while also improving operational effectiveness and cost control in the capital projects and infrastructure space. In addition he has experience in the execution of company turnarounds, primarily in cost control and the delivery of top-quartile performance in operations and maintenance. Prior to his consulting career, William spent a number of years working for an oil and gas supermajor in a variety of upstream technical, business and offshore operations focused roles.

William’s primary areas of focus at KPMG are corporate strategy, operational excellence and enterprise sustainability. He also works with KPMG’s Sustainable Futures division in the development of corporate strategies with sustainability at the core, covering operations, commercialisation and business planning.

  • Management Consulting
  • MEng, Aerospace Engineering, Queen’s University Belfast

  • Chartered Engineer, Institute of Mechanical Engineers

  • Aerospace & defence

  • Advanced manufacturing

  • Energy, infrastructure & capital projects

  • Life sciences