KPMG UK promotes Neil Connor as UK head of asset management

KPMG UK has appointed Neil Connor as the new head of its asset management practice.

KPMG UK has appointed Neil Connor as the new head of its asset management practice.

He replaces Ben Lucas who has left the firm to become CEO at an international asset management company.

Neil Connor is a Partner in KPMG UK’s financial services deals team, advising UK and global businesses on strategy and mergers and acquisitions (M&A). He has extensive experience within the asset management sector having worked in industry before joining KPMG over ten years ago. 

Karim Haji, EMA and UK head of financial services at KPMG, said: “I would like to congratulate Neil on his appointment and thank Ben for everything he has done for our asset management team which has been truly transformed under his leadership, having enjoyed double digit growth.

“Neil’s strategic thinking and pragmatism, combined with his extensive knowledge of the industry, makes him the ideal candidate to build on the success of the team.”

Neil Connor, head of asset management at KPMG UK, said: “I am delighted to have been appointed head of such a talented team. It has been fantastic to witness the growth we’ve achieved in the last few years, and I’m excited to build on this and support our asset management clients as they manage the seismic shifts in technology, customer expectations and regulatory scrutiny.” 



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KPMG LLP, a UK limited liability partnership, operates from 20 offices across the UK with approximately 17,000 partners and staff. The UK firm recorded a revenue of £2.72 billion in the year ended 30 September 2022.  

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