Nick Chism

Global Chair, IPFA

Throughout his career, Nick has promoted innovation and better working across industries and between the public and private sectors around the world.

Nick was previously Chief Business Adviser and Director General, Enterprise at the UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy. In these roles, he was responsible for business engagement, growth and investment.

Prior to this, Nick was Global Chair of Infrastructure, Government and Healthcare at KPMG. He was also Deputy Head of Global Clients and Markets, responsible for activity across 18 global sectors.

Nick has been close to the infrastructure sector for 30 years and has worked in many different markets. As Global Head of Infrastructure at KPMG, he helped to build a strong international network.

Nick is a non-executive Director of the Connected Places Catapult, an innovation accelerator for cities, transport and places.

His professional background is in corporate finance. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales, and an Associate Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers.