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Christine Hewson takes on the role from Chris Hearld who was recently named Head of Regions nationally after joining the firm’s executive leadership team.
She is a chartered accountant with over 20 years’ experience in taxation, based in Leeds and has specialised in retail for many years.
Christine prides herself on giving proactive and commercial advice.
Previously she’s enjoyed leading KPMG’s tax practice across the North and playing an active role on KPMG’s United Kingdom Board.
Her passion is helping people develop and she has a track record of maximising people’s potential. As well as appraising and coaching a number of KPMG’s partner team across the United Kingdom she also mentor individuals from newly qualified to director within the firm and senior external leaders.
Based in KPMG’s Leeds office, Christine is an elected member of the firm’s United Kingdom Board and has more than 20 years’ experience working across its operations in the North of England, having led its northern Tax and Pensions and Retail practices.
She was appointed to KPMG’s partnership in 2006 having joined as a graduate in 1989.
In addition to her role on the United Kingdom Board, she sponsors the firm’s partnership with Bedford High School in Leigh. She was also invited to the Northern Power Women’s Power List in 2017 and mentors women in business and not for profit sectors across the region.
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