Date of appointment: 1 April 2010
Brendan was global chairman, financial services for KPMG. He previously held senior leadership roles within KPMG including as a member of the KPMG UK board from 1999 to 2006 and as vice-chairman from 2006 until his retirement in 2010. He was Chairman of the Audit Committee of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland from 2005 to 2008. President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland 2013/14.
- Non-executive director and chairman of the audit committee of BP plc
- Member of the Financial Reporting Review Panel