Silvie Koppes


KPMG in the Netherlands

Silvie has more than 17 years of international audit and advisory experience in technical accounting, with a focus on the financial services sector. She currently works for KPMG in the Netherlands leading the accounting team in the Department of Professional Practice. This team provides guidance to audit teams on IFRS and local GAAP. She also forms part of the ESG reporting team. Silvie regularly presents on reporting matters to both the Dutch and Global KPMG audit community, and to clients.

Within KPMG, Silvie is a member of the Global Financial Instruments Topic Team that develops KPMG's global accounting guidance. Since 2021 Silvie is also a member of the European Financial Reporting and Accounting Group’s (EFRAG) Financial Reporting Technical Expert Group.

Prior roles include a secondment to KPMG's global International Standards Group, client-facing audit and advisory roles in the Netherlands and the UK, and a role focusing on the financial sector in the accounting and reporting team in DPP in KPMG UK. Through these roles Silvie gained a broad perspective that is grounded in both deep technical knowledge and practical experience. They also allowed Silvie to become well embedded in KPMG's international network of accounting specialists.

Silvie is a member of the Nederlandse Beroepsorganisatie van Accountants (NBA) and a qualified chartered accountant.

  • Post-master degree in accountancy (RA), Universiteit van Amsterdam, The Netherlands

  • Master’s degree in macro economics, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands

  • Bachelor’s degree in hotel management, Hotelschool The Hague, The Netherlands

  • Member of the Dutch Institute of Accountants (NBA)

  • Banking, Financial Services, Financial Reporting, Sustainability Reporting