Joao Vaz, Partner & Regional Head of People & Change, KPMG

Prior to KPMG, João was a Partner in Deloitte‘s Human Capital leadership team for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), leading the business in Portugal and Angola. He has 20 years of experience in Management Consulting at global firms having held senior positions at Andersen Consulting (now Accenture) and Heidrick & Struggles in addition to Deloitte and KPMG. His specialism is primarily in Human Capital and Strategy & Operations. João is a Member of the Editors Council of HR Magazine (the leading HR magazine in Portugal.

He holds a B.Sc. in Systems Engineering from Universidade do Minho in Portugal and is a certified Executive Coach by the International Coaching Federation.