Emily Jefferis

Head of Audit Quality

KPMG in the UK

Emily is Head of Audit Quality for the UK and has executive responsibility for the Audit Quality framework and leads the teams who support Audit Quality (including the Departments of Professional Practice, the US Accounting and Reporting Group, the Second Line of Defence and Quality Support and Monitoring teams) sitting on the Executive Leadership Team.

Prior to being Head of Audit Quality, Emily was Head of the Department of Professional Practice for audit which has responsibility for the methodology and guidance that our audit teams follow in the UK. Emily also had an integral role in our Audit Quality Transformation Programme from inception, leading many of the work streams which have transformed our audit practice to date.

Emily has two decades of audit experience and has worked on both FTSE 100 group audits and large, private, complex, group audits both in the UK and New Zealand.

  • Audit
  • Internal audit
  • Risk Management
  • BA Law and French, University of Newcastle