Brian O'Donovan

Partner, IFRG

KPMG International

Brian is a partner in KPMG’s International Standards Group. He is deputy leader of two of KPMG’s global IFRS topic teams – leasing and revenue recognition. In these roles, he influences the development of KPMG’s guidance on accounting for leases and revenue, helping to promote global consistency. Brian also leads on IFRS issues relating to rate regulation, and develops and delivers training material for KPMG professionals globally.


  • Accounting Advisory Services
  • Accounting standards
  • Adoption of IFRS
  • Advisory
  • Audit
  • IFRS and Accounting Change
  • Leases
  • Public Policy and Regulatory Change
  • Revenue recognition
  • Risk Consulting
  • MSc Science, Technology and Industrialisation, University of Sussex

  • BSc (Hons) Physics, University of Manchester

  • ACA, Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW)

  • Member of IASB/FASB Joint Transition Resource Group for Revenue Recognition (TRG)