Nicole de Jager

Senior Tax Manager – Global ESG Tax (EU Green Deal & Decarbonization)

KPMG International

Nicole has specialized in government grants and tax incentives for the past 12 years and has also specialized in carbon tax over the last four years. More recently, she expanded her areas of specialization to include the EU Green Deal, specifically the Fit for 55 Package, when she joined KPMG’s global tax and legal ESG team. She also has experience reporting and conducting audits in terms of International Standards on Auditing and managing regulatory assurance services concerning reporting to the Department of Trade, Industry and Competition (dtic) and the South African Reserve Bank.

Nicole’s industry experience includes listed and non-listed clients within the automotive, construction, manufacturing, pharmaceutical, mining, energy, telecommunications and tire recycling sectors.

She holds a Bachelor of Accounting degree from the University of the Witwatersrand, is a qualified Chartered Accountant and is a member of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) in South Africa.


Areas of expertise

Government grants and tax incentives, Carbon tax, EU Green Deal

  • Bachelor of Accountancy, University of Witwatersrand

  • Chartered Accountant (South Africa)

  • Accreditation: Member of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) in South Africa