Ken is a Partner in the Audit and Assurance practice of our Melbourne office. Ken brings an understanding of how complex groups work, the ability to work in and around the Boardroom and C-suite and from that, cover the technical requirements of external reporting requirements.
Ken is an experienced assurance and risk leader with a practical and hands on approach to the successful delivery of financial reporting and process improvement solutions. He has strong international experience in leading assurance, governance, risk and compliance assignments across a range of sectors.
With over 25 years’ professional experience in the UK, US and Australia including time in commercial financial roles in industry in the UK as well as Australia, he understands the importance of ‘the Right Information, of the Right Quantity, of the Right Quality and at the Right Time’ in informing corporate decision making and financial reporting outcomes.
He is a recognised subject matter resource in corporate governance and experienced practitioner in providing tailored governance, risk and compliance solutions in both the public and private sectors, drawing upon learnings from his role as lead external auditor to some of Australia’s largest entities.
Ken is a published author on the topic of corporate governance and frequent lecturer on key themes. He serves on the Governance Institute’s National Legislation Review Committee as an active member of a number of working parties providing comments to regulators and standard setters.
Ken’s recent work has focused on the role of culture and conduct in corporate decision making.
Ken seeks to challenge and enhance the thinking, strategies and actions around risk and governance particularly in the Education, Healthcare and Innovation sectors and how these will drive growth and prosperity across Victoria and Australia more broadly.
- Member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ)
- Registered Company Auditor
- Bachelor of Commerce
- Master of Business Administration
- Fellow of the Governance Institute of Australia
- Chairman (Melbourne) of Scottish Institute of Chartered Accountants