Paul McSheaffrey

Head of Banking and Capital Markets, Hong Kong

KPMG in China

Paul has over 16 years’ experience in Hong Kong serving a wide range of financial institutions, having previously worked for KPMG in the UK for eight years.

As the Head of Banking & Capital Markets, Paul has worked with a variety of clients in Hong Kong and across Asia advising them on a range of matters. Paul’s clients comprise institutions in retail/commercial banking, private wealth management and investment banking with a particular focus on international groups’ operations in Asia. Paul has worked extensively on the audits of large financial institutions in Hong Kong and regularly advised on financial reporting matters.

Paul oversees relationships and all services across his clients with a personal focus on advising clients how to strengthen and improve their governance, risk management and compliance processes, particularly in relation to matters around Conduct Risk. In the past he has advised clients on IPO sponsor processes, financial crime and reporting, both regulatory and external.

Paul regularly engages with regulators, principally the HKMA, sharing views on industry and client matters.

Paul is Treasurer of the British Chamber of Commerce and a member of the Private Wealth Management Association Accreditation and Examination Committee.

  • Banking
  • Financial Services
  • Internal audit
  • Risk Management
  • BSc in Mathematics, Statistics and Accounting, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, United Kingdom



  • Member of the British Chamber of Commerce Financial Markets Committee

  • Accreditation and Examination Committee of the Private Wealth Management Association