Bill O’Mara serves as the Global Head of Audit for KPMG and a member of the Global Management Team. He has been with KPMG LLP (US) for more than 30 years, has been one of the firm’s SEC reviewing partners for many years. He did two rotations in KPMG’s Department of Professional Practice. He served as a member of KPMG LLP and the KPMG Americas Board of Directors for a 5 year term. Bill has served large multinational clients including as the Global Lead Partner for General Electric and Citigroup and as lead Engagement Partner on The CIT Group, Cosmair (L’Oreal and Lancome) and has served as either Engagement Partner or SEC Reviewing partner on numerous financial institutions. He also has extensive industry experience as Director of Corporate Audit for Allied Signal (Honeywell International) and the Senior Vice President of Acquisitions and CFO for a significant segment of a large international finance company. Bill serves as KPMG’s representative on the audit panel of the Global Public Policy Council (GPPC) and the International Reporting Council (IIRC). He earned his BS in Business Administration from Monmouth University, is licensed in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut and resides in New Jersey.