Mike Hayes

Global Head of Climate Change and Decarbonization, KPMG IMPACT and Global Head of Renewables

KPMG International

Areas of expertiseEnergy and Natural ResourcesEducation and qualificationsBComm., University College CorkDPA, University College DublinAccreditationMember of Institute of Chartered Accountants in IrelandMember of the Irish Tax Institute

Mike has been involved in the global renewables business for the past 20 years and over the last 8 years he has also been focusing on climate change and decarbonisation for clients around the world. He leads KPMG’s climate change and decarbonization business which includes the provision of services such as climate risk management, net zero pathways, corporate PPAs, carbon accounting, and green finance. Mike advises numerous international asset managers, developers, corporates and utilities. In addition, Mike is passionately committed to sustainable energy and climate innovation and leads a KPMG team collaborating with the World Economic Forum on this agenda. As part of this work Mike and the Forum have worked on some unique propositions on innovation financing.

Areas of expertise

Energy and Natural Resources

Education and qualifications

BComm., University College Cork

DPA, University College Dublin

Accreditation

Member of Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland

Member of the Irish Tax Institute

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Business consequences of tax driving net zero ambitions

Tackling climate change is a key issue. This has become more pressing than ever with the fuel price increases and growing uncertainty caused by the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

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