Ian Proudfoot

Global Head of Agribusiness & Partner – Audit


Ian joined KPMG London in 1992 having obtained a BSc in Industrial Economics from the University of Warwick.  He joined KPMG Auckland in 1996 on an initial 18 months secondment. Ian was appointed a Senior Manager in 2000 and admitted to partnership in 2004, after completing a yearlong secondment to Fonterra Co-operative Group as Group Reporting Manager. Ian was appointed as Global Head of Agribusiness for KPMG in 2013. He is a Chartered Accountant and Registered Auditor.

Ian is the author of the KPMG Agribusiness Agenda, a series of thought leadership reports which have been produced annually since 2010.  He is responsible for the development of KPMG New Zealand’s agribusiness sector focus group.