David Pearson

Director, Global Inclusion & Diversity


David Pearson is Director, Culture & Engagement at KPMG, building on his role as Director, Global Inclusion & Diversity, with a background in KPMG’s Corporate Finance practice. David leads KPMG’s LGBT network, and is a keynote speaker and presenter on inclusion and diversity. He is a Patron of Freedom to Donate, a Trustee of ELOP LGBT Mental Health & Wellbeing, and an alumnus of the Stonewall Leadership Programme, Out Leadership’s OutNEXT programme for LGBT leaders, and the Centre For Synchronous Leadership’s “Inspire Like A Man” and “Walk The Tightrope” leadership programmes. He has sat on the Economist Global Pride & Prejudice Advisory Board and the Advisory Council for Radius Business. In 2017 he was named a NatWest Top 10 Diversity Champion and in 2019 was named as the Channel 4 Diversity Hero of the Year. He is a past regional and national winner of Boston Consulting Group’s Business Strategy Competition.