The Trustees of the IFRS Foundation
31 Dec 2020
Larry Leva is the former Global Vice Chairman—Quality, Risk and Regulatory for KPMG International, and served as an executive member of the senior leadership team. Mr Leva had global responsibility for KPMG’s system of quality controls, risk management and ethics and compliance programs.
During his 40 year career with KPMG, Larry has held numerous senior leadership positions and gained extensive international experience living and working outside the US. Before joining KPMG’s global leadership team in 2007, Larry previously served on the US firm’s Management Committee and the US Board of Directors. He was elected the US firm’s first lead director.
Mr Leva has also spent a significant part of his career working with clients and has served as global lead partner and account executive on some of KPMG’s largest global accounts. While based in London, Larry served as the first head of KPMG’s US Capital Markets Group, where he played a leading role in advising numerous European clients interested in listing or raising capital in the United States.
He also served in the US firm’s Department of Professional Practice and as an SEC reviewing partner for over 25 years.
Mr Leva has a degree in business administration from the University at Buffalo – State University of New York. He is a licensed CPA in New York and is a member of the AICPA and the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants.