Nhlamu Dlomu

Global Head of People

KPMG International

Nhlamu Dlomu is the Global Head of People for KPMG International. She sits on the organization’s Global Management Team and is responsible for leading the execution of a leading-edge Talent Strategy for over 200,000 KPMG people in 146 countries. Prior to her current Global Head of People role, Nhlamu was the CEO of KPMG's South African firm, and more recently served as KPMG's Head of Global Culture and Organizational Development. Nhlamu has over 19 years’ experience in management consulting and strategic human resources across various industry sectors. As the former Head of People for KPMG in South Africa, and a former HR and organizational development executive for one of South Africa’s largest banks, Nhlamu’s experience spans culture transformation, change management consulting, leadership development and other strategic people management practices.


  • Behavioral Change Management
  • HR transformation
  • Organizational design
  • People and Change
  • Performance management
  • Strategic workforce planning
  • Talent Management
  • Talent retention
  • Workforce Optimization
  • Master of Arts, Clinical Psychology, 2000, University of the Witwatersrand

  • Bachelor of Social Science, 1996, University of Cape Town

  • Bachelor of Psychology, 1995, University of Western Cape

  • Future of HR, South Africa - Hall of Fame Award recipient