Rohitesh Dhawan

Director, Global Sales and Markets at the Global Brexit Centre of Excellence

KPMG International

Rohitesh is responsible for leading KPMG’s efforts globally to help companies and governments understand the implications of Brexit and broader geopolitical risk. He brings the best of KPMG’s insights across various sectors, functions and regions to solve those ‘beautiful problems’; the kinds of knotty dilemmas where big picture-thinking needs to blend with pragmatism to unlock solutions that really work. Rohitesh has worked in Johannesburg and London, and his previous roles have included Director in Global Strategy and Head of Sustainability Advisory Services for the Africa region. An Economist by training, Rohitesh leans on his experience in strategy and innovation across various sectors, with particular depth in Energy and Natural Resources. He holds a Masters degree from the University of Oxford, is a Fellow and Moderator of the Africa Leadership Initiative, and a ‘Guru’ at FutureWorld; a network of innovators and futurists.

  • Innovation
  • Strategy
  • Sustainability
  • Master of Science, Oxford University, UK

  • MSc. Environmental Change and Management – University of Oxford (2010)

  • B Com (Hons) Economics) – Rhodes University (2007)

  • Serves on the National Business Initiative's Advisory Committee on Climate Change