Kate Darlison

Audit & Assurance


Kate Darlison

Kate is an audit partner with 19 years’ experience working with large, complex, fast growing privately owned, PE backed and listed businesses.

She leads our Private Equity Backed audit business, leading a team of PE audit specialists focussed across a range of industries throughout the lifecycle of investment, growth and acquisition and through to exit, including listing. As part of this role, Kate works closely with the wider Deloitte PE team across corporate finance, transaction services and tax.

She understands the complexities and nuances of operating in a private equity environment, with a focus on value generation and the need to consider the broader stakeholder requirements.

She has led a number of listed (equity and debt) company audits and has a wealth of experience in listed company reporting and governance obligations, with extensive experience of listed company transactions, including IPOs, rights issues and bond issues and subsequent reporting.

Kate Darlison