Kim, Edward 

Head of Consulting, Partner
Head of Consulting

Education and Qualifications
BBA, Chung-Ang University, Seoul, Korea
MBA, University of Queensland, Australia
The course of Advanced Management Program, Seoul National University, Korea
Member of the Korean Institute of Certified Public Accountants (KICPA)
Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (CA)


Edward commenced his professional career at KPMG Korea as a CPA. Edward spent ten years in Australia. He had completed MBA course, and worked with KPMG Sydney and Brisbane offices, where he had been qualified as a Chartered Accountant.

Edward established Transaction Services team and Forensic team in Korea, and used be the head of TS, Forensic, PE Service team and Consumer Markets. Edward has led financial due diligence engagements on major cross border M&A projects into and from Korea, encompassing a diverse range of industries, for Korean companies, multi-national companies and private equity funds, such as Lotte, GS, IBM, GE Capital, Daimler Chrysler, ThyssenKrupp, Carlyle, Macquarie and MBK.

Edward has extended knowledge and experience on manufacturing and consumer markets. He has served for Korea Zinc, Oriental Brewery, Orion, Hyundai Department Store, Agabang & Company and CJ Freshway.

He is specialized in IFRS and US GAAP and in providing services multi-national companies. His clients includes Costco Wholesale Korea, Nestle Korea, Diageo Korea, Corn Products Korea, Pepsi-Cola Korea, Adidas Korea and Reebok Korea.


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