Chirag Shah

Chirag leads on ESG for the insurance industry at KPMG in the UK. He has 15+ years of practical experience delivering finance and reporting transformation for insurance groups across the General Insurance and Life sectors. Over the last 3 years, Chirag has led a number of ESG reporting transformation projects, combining this wealth of experience delivering operating model, controls and technology change with his expertise in sustainability reporting to help clients set themselves up for success.

Bridget Beals

Bridget is the Head of Decarbonisation, Climate & Nature for KPMG UK. She brings over 16 years’ experience in climate change, decarbonisation nature and sustainability, spanning a variety of private and public sector roles including banking, Government advisory and strategic consulting. Her experience across the climate agenda in conjunction with her deep commercial and financial acumen combines to enable a holistic view of how companies can deliver value in the transition to a low carbon, nature positive economy. She has deep experience operating across the climate and nature transformation agendas at the Board level of a wide range of multi-national organisations.

Joshua Holbrook

Joshua is an Associate Director in our Climate Risk and Strategy team – helping clients understand the physical and transition risks that they will face under various climate change scenarios, the impact of these risks on their business, and the strategy they need to put in place to mitigate these risks as well as to take advantage of any opportunities arising.

Joshua has over 10 years’ experience at KPMG both in the UK and in Hong Kong, specialising in insurance, asset management and private market sectors.

Joshua’s key areas of focus since joining the Climate Risk and Strategy team are in climate modelling (helping clients understand the financial implications of climate change), strategy development, and climate related reporting.