KPMG strengthens Wealth and Asset Management practice with new Partner appointments

KPMG in the UK has appointed Dean Brown as a Partner and Shelley Doorey-Williams as an Associate Partner in its market leading Wealth and Asset Management practice. Dean will support the growth of KPMG’s Technology Enablement capability while Shelley will advise on the transformation agendas of the firm’s Wealth clients.

Dean has over 25 years’ experience in the Asset Management industry and joins from EY where he led their Wealth & Asset Management Technology capability both in the UK and across Europe. Dean has worked with many of the world’s largest asset management firms, helping their boards deliver global transformation programmes, including target operating model design, cost reduction, post-merger integration, as well as leading multiple implementations of investment platforms.

Shelley has over 30 years cross-industry experience in business management and corporate governance, half of which were within the Wealth Management sector as a Managing Director at UBS. After UBS, Shelley worked for Sionic, the global consultancy firm, where she was shortlisted for the 2021 City Wealth Woman of the Year Award for her outstanding work on governance and diversity. She is Deputy Chair of The London Institute of Banking and Finance and has held various board-level roles.

Ben Lucas, Head of Wealth and Asset Management Consulting at KPMG, comments: “Dean and Shelley’s appointments are a huge boost to our growing Wealth and Asset Management team. They both bring an enormous amount of expertise and insight which our clients and colleagues will find highly beneficial.”

Dean Brown, Partner at KPMG, said: “It is great to be joining KPMG’s Wealth and Asset management practice and help the firm strengthen their technology enablement offering. Technology and data have a huge role to play in enabling asset managers to improve their front-office investment capabilities, reduce cost pressures and streamline traditional middle and back-office functions.”

Shelley Doorey-Williams, Associate Partner at KPMG, said: “KPMG has a wonderful team of wealth and asset management experts and I’m looking forward to working with them to help our clients develop their competitive advantage. It is a very exciting time to be working in the wealth management space. The sector has a vital role to play in society, supporting the global wealth management and savings market.”



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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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