United Kingdom

Dr Ashley Steel 

Dr Ashley Steel

Dr Ashley Steel graduated with a PhD in Management from Henley at the age of 25 when she then joined KPMG as a trainee adviser.  At KPMG Ashley has undertaken a wide range of roles including leading KPMG's services to global technology and media companies, assisting national governments undertake privatisation, and conducting strategy and efficiency reviews for numerous public and private sector organisations.


She has worked in over 35 countries including spending over two years based in the USA. On returning to the UK in 2003 Ashley became UK and Global Chair - Transport, was appointed to the UK Board and subsequently the KPMG Europe Board.

In 2006 Ashley's responsibilities were extended and she now heads the UK firm's Infrastructure, Government and Health practice. She is also a member of the Board Sub Group for Diversity, Board sponsor for sexual orientation and for Corporate Social Responsibility.


Ashley is also a member of the West London Working Board, a private sector led group aimed at reducing long term unemployed.