Key contacts 

Meet the leaders of KPMG’s Cities Global Center of Excellence.
Stephen Beatty

Stephen Beatty, Global Head, Cities Global Center of Excellence

+1 (416) 777-3569

Stephen Beatty, Global Head of Cities, is also Americas Head of Infrastructure and is based in Canada. In addition to his responsibility for the Americas region, he advises governments and private sector clients in both Island economies and in India.

With over twenty five years of experience working with KPMG, Stephen is a well-recognized expert in public infrastructure projects – advising both public and private sector clients across every stage of their projects and/or programs. In particular, he has advised extensively in privatization strategy, transportation planning, PPP policy development and project financing. His experience includes numerous projects in roads, airports, water, wastewater, healthcare and utilities and spans across five continents. He has assisted public sector clients in project scoping, process design, process execution, and negotiation with private developers. For private sector clients, his assistance has included business strategies, financing approaches, and preparation of bids related to highway and other infrastructure projects.

Alan Mitchell

Alan Mitchell, Executive Director, Cities Global Center of Excellence

+1 (416) 777-3811

Alan Mitchell leads KPMG’s Cities Global COE and leverages his exceptional insight to help solve some of the greatest challenges facing today’s cities.

Alan is a seasoned veteran with more than 30 years of experience working for and with government organizations and agencies in a variety of capacities from developing information technology approaches to business transformation strategies and implementation plans. Alan’s initial training was in municipal planning and in more recent roles he has specialized in the development of program/service models for mapping out the business of city, regional, county and district governments. His knowledge of the breadth of service offerings across city government departments has lead to a much more efficient and effective execution and delivery of approaches for administrations.

Most recently, Alan was the Director of IT Strategic Planning and Architecture, I&T Division, City of Toronto.

Country Leaders


Martin Lopardo



Sally Calder

+61 3 9838 4994

Paul Low

+61 7 3233 9771


Charles Schramm


Mauricio Endo



Will Lipson

+1 416 777 3557

Bruce Peever

+1 905 523 2224


Herrman Cheung



Jérôme Rivalin



Mathias Oberndörfer

+49 911 8009299-32


Jaijit Bhattacharya

+91 124 307 4302


Miroslaw Proppe

+48 22 528 1112

Aneta Raczynska

+48 22 528 2028

Ewa Barnas

+48 22 528 1645

Saudi Arabia

Nader Haffar


South Africa

Kobus Fourie


Andile Skosana


United Kingdom

Kru Desai

+44 20 73115705

Jonathan Turton

+44 113 2313752

United States

Lorna Stark

+1 212 872 3396

Tim Wilschetz

+1 512 501 5345


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