Peter Kiss 

Head of KPMG’s Power & Utilities Practice, EMEA
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Peter Kiss
Head of KPMG’s Power & Utilities Practice, EMEA

Peter is a consulting partner at KPMG with a combined 20 years of experience across nuclear, renewables, coal, gas, hydro, upstream, and downstream sub-sectors.


A published expert on energy markets in BRIC and Central and Eastern Europe (CEE). He has advised governments and industry participants on national gas and electricity market structures, company transformations and business strategy.


Peter has expanded KPMG’s Power & Utilities practice, having constructed extensive contacts, a new expert team and sustainably differentiated high value services based on new methodologies. In 2011, he inaugurated KPMG’s Global Power and Utilities conference, which now attracts 250 delegates worldwide each year to debate strategies to meet global power demand, energy regulation, de-carbonization, nuclear power and project financing. As Head of Sector, Energy, KPMG in Central and Eastern Europe, Peter launched KPMG’s integrated energy practice in CEE, to become one of the foremost advisory firms on structuring, and competing in, the newly liberalized electricity and natural gas sectors. Peter has also authored several thought leadership publications on energy markets in BRIC and European economies and presented at numerous international energy conferences on electricity, gas, nuclear, renewables, power generation mix and shale gas.


Major Engagements

  • Successfully led complex development phases for two cycle gas turbine (CCGT) power plants with 2,400 MW and 3,200 MW planned capacities in CEE and Africa
  • Transformed the cost structure and strategic focus of an independent international power producer
  • Advised on the implementation of the national energy strategy for a government in the Middle East
  • Pioneered the establishment of the Hungarian Electricity exchange (HUPX)
    Engineered the operating model for trading, operations and maintenance of a merged 8,000 MW power plant group
  • Developed a strategic and operational transformation model for a distributor of Electricity de France in Slovakia, and redesigned the finance function
  • Developed strategic and operational business models for international energy companies with activities in the newly established free markets of CEE
  • Proposed end user tariff structures for international gas distributors with revenues in excess of  $2bn in support of their negotiations with the industry regulator
  • Introduced process documentation and control tests for Sarbanes Oxley compliance for SEC listed corporations


Peter holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering and an Executive MBA from Warwick Business School. He is a member of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants (ACCA) in the UK, Certified Management Consultant, Member of the Association of Management Consultants, and Arbitrator of the Hungarian Energy Arbitration Court.

4th annual KPMG Global Power & Utilities Conference
7-8 October 2014
Park Plaza Riverbank
London, United Kingdom

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Peter Kiss

Peter Kiss

Head of Power & Utilities, EMEA



Peter Kiss


David Gascoigne

Partner and Head of Power & Utilities, KPMG in the UK

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