Brendan Nelson is a chartered accountant. He was made a partner of KPMG in 1984, and served as a member of KPMG’s UK board from 2000 to 2006. In 2006 Brendan was appointed vice chairman, a position he held until his retirement in 2010.
Brendan was also Chairman of the Audit Committee of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland from 2005 to 2008, and was appointed President of the Institute in 2013/14.
• Non-executive director and chairman of the audit committee of BP plc
• Member of the Financial Reporting Review Panel