Jon Richards, KPMG

Jon Richards, KPMG

Chartered Management Consultant of the year

MCA Awards 2024 FinalistA highly experienced consultant with over 25 years in the field, Jon Richards is a partner in KPMG’s Defence Consulting practice with a deep specialism in operational performance improvement in large and complex organisations.

Working across multiple industries in his early career, Jon began to increasingly specialise in the Defence sector and is now entirely dedicated to working on major projects at the Ministry of Defence (MoD). This involves complex work redesigning operating models, creating blueprints for change, and acting as trusted adviser and critical friend to stakeholders across the MoD. His client focus, passion for quality, and meticulous project management skills have built a strong track record of success.

With a team of over 100 consultants in KPMG’s Defence Consulting practice, Jon is a motivational leader who helps people give the best of themselves, building an ethic of teamwork, collaboration and support. He mentors numerous colleagues, formally and informally – and is also a great champion of mental health and wellbeing, leading KPMG’s men’s mental health network.

Becoming a Chartered Management Consultant in 2021, Jon is a strong advocate for the accreditation, providing an assurance of quality and professionalism that clients can trust and helping consultants reflect on their skillsets and opportunities for continuous improvement.

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