Brenda Walker

Global Head of Government

KPMG International

Brenda has more than 30 years of experience in accounting, financial management and business transformation in the government and public sector including, 25 years of Defense consulting for military services and agencies.

In her previous roles, Brenda led and built the largest sector in KPMG in the US's Government practice, managing defence and intelligence clients. She also served as the US firm's Advisory Federal Industry Leader where she was responsible for the go-to-market activities and managing the largest opportunities for its US Federal practice.

Not only is Brenda known for her focus on growing KPMG’s presence in the government and public sector market, but she’s also dedicated to taking care of our people and clients. She led one of the largest KPMG Women’s Network with over 800 members. She is a role model to other women and has built a strong team of KPMG partners who lead some of the largest priority. She served on the Board of Directors of the International Alliance for Women (TIAW) as the VP of Finance with a charter to advance economic growth by empowering women. Brenda is active in the defense community, including the Women In Defense organization, the American Society of Military Comptrollers and the Association of Government Accountants.

“I am passionate about leveraging the robust and multi-faceted services KPMG has to offer to the Global Government marketplace. I will enhance our government client experience with KPMG by connecting our best global capabilities, people, prior engagements and relationships across the globe to enable our clients success.”


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  • Advisory
  • Government and Public Sector
  • BS, Accounting, Moorhead State University

  • CPA, Commonwealth of VA and State of Colorado

  • Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)

  • Member, Association of Government Accountants (AGA)

  • Member, American Society of Military Comptrollers (ASMC)