Helena Watson

Director in the International Standards Group (ISG)

KPMG International

Helena is a Director in the International Standards Group (ISG) – a Global KPMG function that drives consistency and quality in the application of all IFRS Standards – both IFRS Accounting Standards and IFRS Sustainability Disclosure Standards. Within the team, Helena focuses on sustainability reporting, leading the creation of KPMG guidance materials, interpretations and publications on IFRS Sustainability Disclosure Standards. She is also a member of KPMG global working groups on corporate and sustainability reporting, and regional groups focussing on the development of European Sustainability Reporting Standards.

Helena joined the ISG in 2021 having previously been a Director within the Accounting Advisory Services (AAS) team in KPMG in the UK. In that team she advised clients on a range of corporate reporting and technical accounting matters, leading on ESG reporting.

  • Sustainability
  • Sustainability assurance and reporting
  • MEng, Materials Engineering, University of Oxford

  • ACA