Anna Somaiya

Anna joined KPMG from Honda where she was head of technology; her previous roles within Honda included many senior tech roles in manufacturing and a stint running the technology for the Honda F1 team.

Since joining KPMG as a senior manager, she has made a huge impact on every client project she has worked and consistently thinks about different approaches and solutions to client challenges. Anna was promoted to Director in 2017 and has been an important member of Solutions and Digital leadership team, leading on our firms technology and data strategy.


  • Worked across multiple industries and sectors within KPMG, leading clients’ IT Strategies and Business Transformation.
  • Leading KPMG’s Digital Technology & Data Strategy (development and implementation)
  • Expanded and leads the IT’s Her Future programme she founded 3 years ago. The programme has gone from strength to strength, impacting technology teams across KPMG UK and globally, partnering with external organisations to deliver the best results for women in technology, and speaking with FTSE 100 clients to assist with their transformations. Anna has obtained buy-in from senior leaders by boasting real results, e.g. reducing the attrition of KPMG women in Technology Consulting by 10%, increasing female technology headcount from 26% to 36%, female experienced hire applications from 15% to 25%, and joiners from 26% to 33%.
  • Nominated internally for “Advocate of the Year” – Women in IT Awards 2018.
  • Shortlisted externally – WIBF awards and Women in IT Awards 2017.


  • 17 year career in the automotive industry, culminating as CIO in a male-dominated environment.
  • Founded and championed Honda’s D&I agenda.