Amy Burnett

Senior Manager, Emerging Giants

KPMG in the UK

Amy heads up the KPMG Private Enterprise Access programme in the UK, delivered via the Emerging Giants Centre of Excellence. Emerging Giants is a Global KPMG brand for our support of fast growth and innovative scaling businesses. The team identify and support high potential startups and scaleups across the UK and work alongside them to accelerate their success. We are here to work organically with businesses, delivering traditional and new KPMG services and support throughout their business lifecycle. In January 2022, Amy and the team launched KPMG Private Enterprise Access. The Access programme focuses on delivering support via 4 main 'pain points' - Access to Talent, Access to Finance, Access to Markets and Compliance and Governance. Access runs in themed scale-up cohorts for a 12-month journey of growth as we support businesses through the most exciting and critical phase of their business journey. Amy has been at KPMG for 4 years. Prior to this Amy ran business accelerator hubs in Scotland supporting hundreds of early stage start-ups. Amy has lived and worked in the Middle East, Dubai, where she was a Trade Advisor for Department of International Trade at the British Embassy. Amy sits on the Tech Scotland Advocates Advisory Board.

  • BA(Hons) Law and Italian. University of Strathclyde

  • Private Enterprise

  • Startups and Scaleups

  • Technology

  • International Expansion

  • Scaling businesses