Key contacts 

Meet KPMG’s Defense Global Center of Excellence head and key country leads.
Ken Drover

Ken Drover

Global Head, Defense Center of Excellence

+613 9288 6623

As the Global Head for KPMG’s Defense Global COE, Ken Drover directs the KPMG network’s defense sector strategy and helps deliver value for clients by harnessing capabilities, experiences and leading practices from KPMG firms around the world.

Ken has more than four decades of experience in the aviation and defense sectors – holding a number of Command appointments in the Royal Australian Air Force in the areas of engineering and logistics and numerous senior leadership positions in Australian and New Zealand airlines – where he developed capabilities in key areas such as strategic planning and development, business transformation, contract evaluation, risk management, project management, supply chain management and IT services.

For a decade now Ken has been an integral part of the KPMG team focused on the Defense sector for KPMG in Australia.

 Defense key country leads


Steve Clark, Partner

+61 3 9288 6937

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Johann Essl, Partner

+43 732 6938 2238

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Bart Walterus, Partner

+32 27 08 3880

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Mauricio Endo, Partner

+55 11 3245 8322

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Ken Cochrane, Partner

+1 613 212 5764

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Czech Republic

David Scott, Partner

+420 602 768 279

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Chrystelle Roger, Partner

+33 155 687 530

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Heinrich Rentmeister

+49 30 2068 4747

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Amber Dubey, Partner

+91 124 307 41 46

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Pierluigi Lonero, Senior Manager

+39 02 67 64 31

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Yoshihide Takehisa , Partner

+81 3 3266 7001

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Ja Yong Jo, Partner


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Federico Hernández, Partner

+52 55 5246 8620

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Casper Staal , Director

+31 703 382 442

Johan Kerst, Senior Manager

+31 104 534 643

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New Zealand

Peter Chew , Associate Director

+64 48 16 48 10

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Tore Eriksen, Director

+47 40 63 98 70

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Satya Ramamurthy, Partner

+65 62 132 060

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South Africa

Makgotso Letsitsi, Partner

+27 (11) 6476846

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Candido Perez Serrano, Partner

+(34) 914513091

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Anders Rostin, Partner

+46 8 72 39 223

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United Kingdom

Bernard Brown, Partner

+44 20 73116605

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United States

Miles McNamee


+1 703 286 8330

Bill Phillips


+1 703 286 6860

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