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Jonathan Downer

J M Downer BA FCA

Jonathan Downer 
  • Admitted to ICAEW: 1994
  • Joined Council: 2019
  • Large Firm Partner


Jonathan qualified as a Charted Accountant in 1997 after training with Day, Smith and Hunter based in Maidstone, Kent.

In 1998 Jonathan joined KPMG and has been a partner since 2006 and is based in their London office. Between 2009 and 2012 Jonathan was a partner at KPMG China, principally based in Hong Kong but working across China and the rest of Asia.

Jonathan currently leads KPMGs Corporates Audit practice in the UK, a group comprised of over 800 professional staff.

Jonathan is a practicing audit partner with a focus on large corporate clients, particularly within the travel, leisure and communications industries.

Jonathan is married and lives in Sussex with his wife and two school age children.

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  • Council

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  • Partner, KPMG LLP 

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