Tom Goddard

Head of Global Communications

KPMG International

Tom Goddard is Head of Global Communications, part of Global Corporate Affairs, at KPMG International. He is responsible for helping shape, protect and enhance the reputation of KPMG globally. He brings deep corporate affairs experience spanning public and media relations, internal, strategic and crisis communications and integrated campaigning. Tom has a proven track record of building and developing award-winning teams.

Prior to this role, Tom was Director of Communications for KPMG in the UK where he helped the firm navigate regulatory change, supported the firm’s response to COVID-19 and led leadership communications for the UK Chief Executive and UK Chair.

Tom re-joined KPMG in 2017 after four years at HSBC, where he was Regional Head of Communications for their UK and European Commercial Banks. He started his career at KPMG in the UK in 2005 as a graduate trainee in Marketing, where he gained broad multidisciplinary experience across Audit, Tax and Advisory.

Areas of expertise

Reputation management | Crisis communications | Public and media relations | Strategic communications | Internal communications | Leadership communications | Team management

  • Corporate Affairs Academy - Saïd Business School, University of Oxford

  • Professional Diploma in Marketing – The Chartered Institute of Marketing

  • BA (First class Hons) Business Studies, Business, Management – University of Exeter