Paul Kirby

Paul Kirby CB is KPMG’s Global Head, Government. Paul returned to KPMG in 2013 after leading the Policy Unit at 10 Downing Street. His achievements in this role include authoring the Open Public Services White Paper in 2011. This paper has shaped the significant public sector reform program since undertaken in the United Kingdom. Paul combines unique experience of government, having worked at both the frontline (as an inner city teacher and local government official) and the centre of national government across the political spectrum, having supported both David Cameron and Tony Blair with significant reform initiatives. Paul was made a Companion of the Order of the Bath (CB) in 2013 for his achievements in public service reform.