Jonathan Lavender is the Global Chairman of KPMG Enterprise, dedicated to serving the needs of private companies, family businesses, and entrepreneurs around the world. Jonathan is also the Head of Markets for KPMG in Israel. Jonathan has over 19 years of experience working with private multinational companies, startups, as well as private equity & venture capital funds operating across several sectors, such as financial services, technology, and life sciences..
Joined KPMG in Israel in 2000, prior roles in Technology advising startups and emerging private companies on their business models, raising capital for growth, and expanding their operations internationally. 2004 as EMA & Global Head of Business Development for the Transactions and Restructuring practice. KPMG in Israel in 2008 as Head of Markets, where he is also responsible for market development and growth across the firm with and management responsibility and oversight of top 30 national and multinational accounts for KPMG in Israel. Jonathan is active in the investment space, assisting companies as well as professional investors to identify transactions across a wide range of industries including, technology, energy and real estate.
Affiliations and associations
— Board member of the Israel-US Chamber of commerce
— Board member of the UK-Israel Chamber of commerce
— Board member of the Australian–Israel Chamber of commerce – in all three he specializes in Innovation and Entrepreneurship and is a frequent speaker in their events
— Board member Alumni of 8200 IDF Unit