Wall Street 50 – 2019

Shaun Kelly/KPMG

Shaun is the global chief operating officer for KPMG International. In this position, he manages the day-to-day operational aspects of KPMG’s global strategy and oversees the delivery of the firm’s global initiatives. 

A native of Belfast, Shaun joined KPMG International’s Irish member firm in Dublin in 1980 and transferred to the San Francisco office in 1984. He was admitted to the U.S. partnership in 1999. Shaun earned a bachelor’s degree in commerce, with first class honors from University College Dublin, is a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Ireland, and a CPA. He is treasurer and member of the executive committee of Enactus. He also serves as chairman of the North American advisory board of the UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate School of Business and is on the boards of the Ireland Funds America and the Irish Arts Center in New York. Shaun will retire from KPMG on September 30, 2019.