Patrick Cowley

Global Head of Restructuring

KPMG International


Patrick Cowley is Global Head of Restructuring of KPMG International. Besides serving as KPMG’s Global Head of our Restructuring Services network, he also leads KPMG’s restructuring and insolvency team in Hong Kong (SAR), China. Patrick brings 25 years of experience in Asia, having conducted a range of restructuring, insolvency and exit planning assignments around the region, after arriving in Hong Kong just as the Asian Economic Crisis was approaching in 1996. Since the Global Financial Crisis of 2008, Patrick has overseen some of the region’s largest insolvencies in that period, such as the Hong Kong based operations of Lehman Brothers and MF Global and has wide experience of managing projects around the region, including in China, Japan, Philippines and Thailand. In addition to these major financial services cases, Patrick has extensive local and cross-border experience in the retail, manufacturing, transport, and logistics sectors.