Tony Cates

Head of Audit for KPMG UK and also for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMA)

Tony joined KPMG in 1987, qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1990 and was promoted to partner in 1998.  He spent a year on secondment to KPMG in Kuwait in the 1990s and has subsequently held a number of senior leadership roles in the firm as well as serving a wide range of clients from owner managed businesses through to FTSE 100 clients across a number of sectors.  

Tony’s clients have included BAE Systems plc, P&O Nedlloyd (prior to its listing and sale) and G4S plc, and he is currently the Lead Partner for AstraZeneca and Northern & Shell.

Tony is married with three children and his interests include playing golf, distance running and supporting both Fulham Football Club and Surrey CCC as a season ticket holder.