United Kingdom


  • Industry: Business Services
  • Type: Press release
  • Date: 23/01/2014

KPMG recruits Diversity director 


KPMG has appointed Donna Halkyard as a director in its Diversity & Inclusion team.  Donna joins KPMG from BAE Systems, where she was Global Head of Diversity& Inclusion.


Prior to working at BAE Systems, Donna has wide-ranging experience at other top organisations including the Royal Bank of Scotland, where she was Group Head of Diversity, and Ford.


Commenting on her appointment, Jim Marsh, UK Chief Operating Officer and Head of People at  KPMG, said: “We are delighted that Donna is joining us.  She is a top diversity and inclusion professional.  Combined with our recently announced hire of Stephen Frost - formerly Head of Diversity & Inclusion at LOCOG - to head up the team, this underlines how serious we are about driving a real step-change in our diversity and inclusion efforts and our commitment to making faster progress. ”


Donna Halkyard said: “I am greatly looking forward to starting at KPMG.  There is a clear and ambitious commitment at the firm to make diversity and inclusion a strategic priority, and great scope for a challenging and exciting role.”




Media enquiries to:


Mark Hamilton, KPMG Corporate Communications                                          020 7694 2687


About KPMG 


KPMG LLP, a UK limited liability partnership, is a subsidiary of KPMG Europe LLP and operates from 22 offices across the UK with approximately 11,500 partners and staff.  The UK firm recorded a turnover of £1.8 billion in the year ended September 2013. KPMG is a global network of professional firms providing Audit, Tax, and Advisory services. It operates in 155 countries and has 155,000 professionals working in member firms around the world. The independent member firms of the KPMG network are affiliated with KPMG International Cooperative ("KPMG International"), a Swiss entity.  Each KPMG firm is a legally distinct and separate entity and describes itself as such.


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