René Vader

Advisory Global Head of Clients & Markets

KPMG International

As KPMG International’s Advisory Global Head of Clients & Markets, René is focusing on the execution of KPMG’s go-to-market strategy, making sure that everything in Advisory is centered around our clients, and delivered globally in a seamless manner. He is a member of KPMG International’s global advisory executive team.

Over the span of René’s 30+ year career with KPMG he has developed deep knowledge and expertise in retail, food and drinks, and consumer products across Advisory, Tax and Audit. As Global Lead Partner René has been developing global client partnerships for KPMG with the world’s largest international consumer organizations, built around trust and sustainable growth.

Throughout his career René has worked across all three regions of KPMG, primarily served international clients and has held Advisory leadership positions in member firms across the KPMG network including The Netherlands, Denmark and, most recently, France. He was appointed as Advisory Global Head of Clients & Markets in October 2021, after serving as the Global Head of Consumer & Retail since 2019.

  • Advisory
  • Food, Drink and Consumer Goods
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Strategy
  • Transformation
  • Erasmus University Rotterdam RA

  • HEAO BA Economics

  • Chartered Accountant

  • Member of the Dutch Institute of Registered Accountants