KPMG appoints new Partner to Financial Services Technology practice

KPMG in the UK has appointed Bharat Bhushan as a Partner

KPMG in the UK has appointed Bharat Bhushan as a Partner

KPMG in the UK has appointed Bharat Bhushan as a Partner in its Financial Services Technology practice. Bharat will act as Chief Technology Officer for Consulting and will strengthen the firm’s offering to clients in areas such as innovation and business platforms, digital transformation, and cloud migration.

Bharat joins KPMG from IBM where he has worked since 2007. For the last seven years, Bharat served as IBM’s Chief Technology Officer for financial services. He has worked with banks and financial services firms across the EMEA region, delivering repeatable technology platforms and solutions such as Open Banking, legacy systems transformation, and payments architecture. Bharat is also passionate about nurturing talent and future leaders, and has engaged with several UK universities.

Lisa Heneghan, Chief Digital Officer at KPMG in the UK, comments: “Bharat’s experience, network and expertise will be a great asset to our Connected Technology team. He will lead and support sales campaigns, technology transformation projects and work with clients and colleagues, providing valuable insight.”

Bharat Bhushan, Partner at KPMG in the UK, said: “KPMG has world-class expertise and talent in its financial services practice and I look forward to working with the team to help our clients implement differentiating technology solutions. It is an exciting time to be working in technology and there have been enormous advances over the last few years, for example in the AI and cloud space. Both play key roles in improving efficiency, streamlining business operations, powering better customer experiences and creating new revenue generating business models.”




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KPMG LLP, a UK limited liability partnership, operates from 21 offices across the UK with approximately 16,000 partners and staff.  The UK firm recorded a revenue of £2.3 billion in the year ended 30 September 2020.

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