Following the acquisition in April last year of construction specialists KMCS, KPMG has announced the appointment of Wes Jesson as the new managing director of the renamed KPMG Construction Advisory. KMCS founder Nigel Spence will continue to act as a senior consultant to the business.
Wes Jesson joins KPMG Construction Advisory from Linesight. He has over 18 years’ experience working across diverse sectors of the construction industry, including large-scale infrastructure, commercial and residential projects in Ireland, the UK and the Middle East. More recently, he has focused on key account management for international mission-critical clients in Ireland and Europe.
KPMG Construction Advisory
KPMG Construction Advisory employs 42 people. The team has an extensive background in construction project management, cost consultancy, mechanical and electrical cost management and consultancy services and has worked on a diverse range of projects locally in Ireland and globally throughout the UK, mainland Europe and Asia.
Seamus Hand, Managing Partner of KPMG in Ireland, commented, “We’re delighted to welcome Wes to KPMG. We have ambitious plans for our construction advisory team to further support the increasing international client demand for independent, experienced cost and project management advice on their construction projects. I’d also like to recognise the role that Nigel has had in founding and building the current success of the business. I’m confident that Wes and his expanding team will be well positioned to meet the ever-changing and exciting needs of our clients across a number of industry sectors.”
Speaking about his appointment, Wes Jesson said, “I’m excited to be leading the great team of professionals at KPMG Construction Advisory and building on the already strong reputation the business has built up in the construction sector. We manage all aspects of our clients’ projects and help ensure successful project delivery from a cost and schedule perspective. We know that the market values quality, efficiency and certainty in the planning and execution of all aspects of major construction projects, and we’re committed to fully delivering on those expectations. We’re excited for the future of the business and our ability to scale and grow our team to offer key construction consultancy services to local and international clients with the full support of the wider KPMG business.”