KPMG bolsters capability with diverse new partner line-up

KPMG Australia today announced its new partner intake for 2019, with 104 new partners and executive directors named.

  • 104 new partners named
  • 38 percent of appointments are female
  • Recent acquisition boosts Deals, Tax & Legal division

The appointments were made nationally across a wide range of service lines and sectors, reinforcing the firm’s commitment to attracting and retaining diverse senior talent to support its focus on clients and growth.

Of the total partner appointments, 38 percent are female. The appointments were also balanced across internal promotions (37 percent), lateral hires (41 percent) and acquisitions (22 percent).

Commenting on the news, KPMG Australia CEO, Gary Wingrove, said: “I am proud to welcome such a diverse and talented group of people to KPMG, to help our clients grow their businesses and manage their most important challenges. There are tremendous opportunities for people looking to make a career with us. We are committed to developing our own people, and attracting the right talent – and these promotions and hires are testament to that.”

The majority of appointments were made in the Deals, Tax and Legal division. 41 new partners were named in this area, with 21 appointments coming from the acquisition of restructuring and insolvency firm, Ferrier Hodgson.

A further 19 appointments were made in the Audit, Assurance & Risk Consulting division, reflecting the firm’s commitment to strengthening its audit and risk consulting businesses. The Management Consulting division added 25 new partners. 10 new partners were added to KPMG Enterprise.

KPMG continued its investment in KPMG Strategy Consulting with five new partner appointments. Four new partners were also added in the firm’s internal Business Services division.

KPMG Australia’s new Partners and Executive Directors are:

Sarah Abbott Management Consulting
Damien Bailey Deals, Tax & Legal
Philippe Baker Management Consulting
Stephen Barrow-Yu* Management Consulting
Samantha Brewer Deals, Tax & Legal
Linda Chai Enterprise
John Christopoulos Management Consulting
Jane Cohen KPMG Strategy
Karina Collins KPMG Strategy
Will Colwell Deals, Tax & Legal
Nicholas Combes Deals, Tax & Legal
Mark Croudace Deals, Tax & Legal
James Dampney Deals, Tax & Legal
Matt Darby Management Consulting
Tina Davey Management Consulting
Michael Day Audit, Assurance & Risk Consulting
Renée DeLaine Business Services
Vince Dimasi Deals, Tax & Legal
Sohail Dossa Management Consulting
Robyn Duggan Deals, Tax & Legal
Ryan Eagle Deals, Tax & Legal
Sheenagh Edwards Enterprise
Zein El Hassan Deals, Tax & Legal
Greg Elliott Enterprise
Luigi Falivene* Enterprise
Danny Ferguson Management Consulting
Michael Fortmann* Deals, Tax & Legal
George Georges Deals, Tax & Legal
Paula Gilardoni Deals, Tax & Legal
Sudeep Gohil Management Consulting
Mark Gossington* Audit, Assurance & Risk Consulting
Peter Gothard Deals, Tax & Legal
Arthur Gougoustamos Management Consulting
Adam Grunsell Management Consulting
Carolyn Harvey Deals, Tax & Legal
Matthew Hingeley Enterprise
Bradley Hopkins Deals, Tax & Legal
Anna Hopley Audit, Assurance & Risk Consulting
Danny Housseas Management Consulting
Kaylene Hubbard Enterprise
Dan Jackson Deals, Tax & Legal
Martin Jones Deals, Tax & Legal
Dushyant Kapoor Management Consulting
Morgan Kelly Deals, Tax & Legal
Michael Khoury Audit, Assurance & Risk Consulting
Dale Khoury Enterprise
David Kidman Deals, Tax & Legal
Salvatore Lacaria Audit, Assurance & Risk Consulting
Jenny Lee Deals, Tax & Legal
Melanie Leis Enterprise
Martin Lewis Deals, Tax & Legal
John Lindholm Deals, Tax & Legal
Glenn Livingstone Deals, Tax & Legal
Tim Mableson Deals, Tax & Legal
Donald MacDonald* Audit, Assurance & Risk Consulting
Maree Mamo Management Consulting
Michael McCloskey Audit, Assurance & Risk Consulting
Roderick McCurdy* Business Services
Greg Meredith Audit, Assurance & Risk Consulting
Tim Michael Deals, Tax & Legal
Zoe Miles-Willis Audit, Assurance & Risk Consulting
John Moutsopoulos Deals, Tax & Legal
Lisa Mullins Deals, Tax & Legal
Hoda Nahlous Deals, Tax & Legal
Adam Norden Management Consulting
Nicole O’Leary Audit, Assurance & Risk Consulting
Christine Oliver Audit, Assurance & Risk Consulting
Vivek Pradhan Management Consulting
Emma Pratt Audit, Assurance & Risk Consulting
Phil Quinlan Deals, Tax & Legal
Phillip Ransom Deals, Tax & Legal
Adrian Renouf KPMG Strategy
Claire Richards Audit, Assurance & Risk Consulting
Katherine Robins Management Consulting
Nathan Robinson Audit, Assurance & Risk Consulting
Adam Rosser Audit, Assurance & Risk Consulting
Julia Rouse Management Consulting
Wayne Rushton Deals, Tax & Legal
David Ryan Management Consulting
Sean Schmidt Management Consulting
Graeme Scott Audit, Assurance & Risk Consulting
Avi Sharabi Management Consulting
Katherine Shaw Audit, Assurance & Risk Consulting
Monique Sheehan Management Consulting
Jackie Shelton Deals, Tax & Legal
Samantha Shields Deals, Tax & Legal
Steven Shirtliff Deals, Tax & Legal
Andrew Smith Deals, Tax & Legal
James Stewart Deals, Tax & Legal
Mike Sum KPMG Strategy
Bruce Sweeney Enterprise
Matthew Tottenham Audit, Assurance & Risk Consulting
Marcela Ugaz Ojeda Enterprise
Emily Ulcoq Deals, Tax & Legal
Sarah Vega Business Services
Christine Wilcox Business Services
Noel Williams Management Consulting
Christopher Willis Management Consulting
Vanessa Wolfe-Coote KPMG Strategy
Nicola Woodward Deals, Tax & Legal
Danielle Woolley Management Consulting
Belinda Wright Deals, Tax & Legal
Rich Yee Audit, Assurance & Risk Consulting
Ethan Zuo Deals, Tax & Legal

*Executive Director

For further information

Sarah Belin
0408 195 368


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