Nick Stevens has been promoted to Partner of KPMG LLP and Executive Director of KPMG Channel Islands Limited as KPMG in the Channel Islands expand their leadership team to support the continued growth of the business.

The promotion is testament to Mr Stevens’ outstanding work in the Audit practice and KPMG’s commitment to develop talented leaders through significant long-term investment.

Mr Stevens will work alongside a pan-island department of 15 Audit Partners and Directors and 170 audit professionals. In his new role, Mr Stevens will lead the audits of a wide range of clients in the alternative investment industry. His promotion allows KPMG’s services in this area to be partner-led, positioning the firm to meet the needs of the expanding investment management industry.

Mr Stevens is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. He has specialised in the investment management and funds sector for 16 years, predominantly from an offshore perspective. He joined KPMG in Jersey in 2000 and his career has involved two years in the London offices focusing on private equity and alternative investment assignments. Mr Stevens now leads the Jersey office’s private equity audit practice, serving a range of clients operating within the European venture, mid-market and large buyout sectors.

In his spare time, Mr Stevens enjoys spending time with his wife Sharon and two young children getting out and enjoying the Jersey outdoors. He is a keen snowboarder and angler.

Jason Laity, Chairman, KPMG Channel Islands Limited, says:

‘I am very pleased to announce Nick’s promotion. He has demonstrated outstanding performance to reach this significant goal. Such an investment by the firm is a significant statement of confidence in the market. Our expanding leadership team will enable us to remain innovative and efficient in delivery of services and pursue new opportunities.’

Photo: Nick Stevens