Brent McDaniel

Partner, KPMG

Using his unique viewpoint and skillsets developed over the past 20 years working around the world as an ethics and compliance officer and consultant and in the US Government, Brent works collaboratively with clients across industries and geographies to solve critical business issues involving ethics and compliance, investigations, and related disputes. Brent is a Managing Director in the Dallas office of KPMG’s U.S. Risk & Compliance practice where he specializes in Forensic Advisory Services.
Professional and industry experience

Brent has a broad spectrum of experience in robustly and efficiently handling complex, high profile projects for Boards of Directors, Corporate Executives, and their legal counsel. These projects have included: investigations and related remediation; compliance and anti-corruption due diligence for third parties and acquisitions; the enhancement/remediation of ethics & compliance programs; and the resolution of disputes and litigation. Many of these engagements have also involved the analysis and interpretation of large, complex data sets.

Prior to joining KPMG, Brent was a senior leader in the ethics and compliance function of a large, multi-national energy company. In that role, he routinely worked with the company’s Executives and Board of Directors to assess and enhance its ethics and compliance program and remediate related issues. While in this role, Brent supervised the day to day functioning of all areas of the company’s E&C program and worked with functions and businesses across the company as well as its Ethics Monitor.
Brent previously resided in London for almost four years leading KPMG’s Anti-Bribery and Corruption practice across Europe, Middle East, and Africa. He was also part of the UK Ministry of Justice working group regarding the UK Bribery Act guidance.
Earlier in his career, Brent was a Special Agent, and later Supervisory Special Agent, for the U.S. Department of the Treasury for almost eight years. He supervised and conducted investigations of large, complex white collar crime schemes relating to money laundering, terrorist financing, tax evasion, and corporate and investor fraud.