Christine Kachinsky

U.S. National Tax Sectors Leader, Life Sciences Industry Tax Leader

KPMG in the U.S.

Christine serves as the KPMG’s U.S. National Tax Sectors Leader and Life Sciences Tax Industry Leader, as well as a member of the KPMG US Board of Directors.

Christine is based in Denver, Colorado, after relocating from New Jersey where she led KPMG’s NJ tax practice. Her 30-year career at KPMG includes a number of leadership roles in the firm, as well as in client service delivery spanning 4 KPMG offices (Colorado, New York, New Jersey and Illinois).

As KPMG’s U.S. National Tax Sectors Leader, Christine is responsible for our sector-led approach to the clients and markets we serve, ensuring KPMG is bringing sector-focused insights and expertise to solve our clients’ most complex challenges. In her role leading the Life Sciences sector for tax, she leads teams providing tax, audit and advisory services to the top biopharmaceutical and medical device companies in the world, and is proud to work in a sector with a mission and purpose to save and improve the lives of patients. With a strong focus on developing others, in addition to being a mentor to several partners and employees across the firm, Christine has served on the Advisory Board for the Women in Tax organization and is the founder of KPMG’s Women in Life Sciences Tax Network, promoting the career advancement of women.

Christine also serves as a frequent coach and facilitator for various leadership development and training programs within the business community and for the KPMG Business School. She is a former Board Member for the KPMG U.S. Foundation and supports various charitable causes to promote health and wellness in her local community.

  • Master of Taxation, with Distinction, DePaul University

  • B.S. in Honors Accountancy, summa cum laude, DePaul University

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants

  • New Jersey State Society of Certified Public Accountants

  • Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association

  • Women in Tax