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.

The right partner is everything
  • 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 AbbottManagement Consulting
Damien BaileyDeals, Tax & Legal
Philippe BakerManagement Consulting
Stephen Barrow-Yu*Management Consulting
Samantha BrewerDeals, Tax & Legal
Linda ChaiEnterprise
John ChristopoulosManagement Consulting
Jane CohenKPMG Strategy
Karina CollinsKPMG Strategy
Will ColwellDeals, Tax & Legal
Nicholas CombesDeals, Tax & Legal
Mark CroudaceDeals, Tax & Legal
James DampneyDeals, Tax & Legal
Matt DarbyManagement Consulting
Tina DaveyManagement Consulting
Michael DayAudit, Assurance & Risk Consulting
Renée DeLaineBusiness Services
Vince DimasiDeals, Tax & Legal
Sohail DossaManagement Consulting
Robyn DugganDeals, Tax & Legal
Ryan EagleDeals, Tax & Legal
Sheenagh EdwardsEnterprise
Zein El Hassan Deals, Tax & Legal
Greg ElliottEnterprise
Luigi Falivene*Enterprise
Danny FergusonManagement Consulting
Michael Fortmann*Deals, Tax & Legal
George GeorgesDeals, Tax & Legal
Paula GilardoniDeals, Tax & Legal
Sudeep GohilManagement Consulting
Mark Gossington*Audit, Assurance & Risk Consulting
Peter GothardDeals, Tax & Legal
Arthur GougoustamosManagement Consulting
Adam GrunsellManagement Consulting
Carolyn HarveyDeals, Tax & Legal
Matthew HingeleyEnterprise
Bradley HopkinsDeals, Tax & Legal
Anna HopleyAudit, Assurance & Risk Consulting
Danny HousseasManagement Consulting
Kaylene HubbardEnterprise
Dan JacksonDeals, Tax & Legal
Martin JonesDeals, Tax & Legal
Dushyant KapoorManagement Consulting
Morgan KellyDeals, Tax & Legal
Michael KhouryAudit, Assurance & Risk Consulting
Dale KhouryEnterprise
David KidmanDeals, Tax & Legal
Salvatore LacariaAudit, Assurance & Risk Consulting
Jenny LeeDeals, Tax & Legal
Melanie LeisEnterprise
Martin LewisDeals, Tax & Legal
John LindholmDeals, Tax & Legal
Glenn LivingstoneDeals, Tax & Legal
Tim MablesonDeals, Tax & Legal
Donald MacDonald*Audit, Assurance & Risk Consulting
Maree MamoManagement Consulting
Michael McCloskeyAudit, Assurance & Risk Consulting
Roderick McCurdy*Business Services
Greg MeredithAudit, Assurance & Risk Consulting
Tim MichaelDeals, Tax & Legal
Zoe Miles-WillisAudit, Assurance & Risk Consulting
John MoutsopoulosDeals, Tax & Legal
Lisa MullinsDeals, Tax & Legal
Hoda NahlousDeals, Tax & Legal
Adam NordenManagement Consulting
Nicole O’LearyAudit, Assurance & Risk Consulting
Christine OliverAudit, Assurance & Risk Consulting
Vivek PradhanManagement Consulting
Emma PrattAudit, Assurance & Risk Consulting
Phil QuinlanDeals, Tax & Legal
Phillip RansomDeals, Tax & Legal
Adrian RenoufKPMG Strategy
Claire RichardsAudit, Assurance & Risk Consulting
Katherine RobinsManagement Consulting
Nathan RobinsonAudit, Assurance & Risk Consulting
Adam RosserAudit, Assurance & Risk Consulting
Julia RouseManagement Consulting
Wayne RushtonDeals, Tax & Legal
David RyanManagement Consulting
Sean SchmidtManagement Consulting
Graeme ScottAudit, Assurance & Risk Consulting
Avi SharabiManagement Consulting
Katherine ShawAudit, Assurance & Risk Consulting
Monique SheehanManagement Consulting
Jackie SheltonDeals, Tax & Legal
Samantha ShieldsDeals, Tax & Legal
Steven ShirtliffDeals, Tax & Legal
Andrew SmithDeals, Tax & Legal
James StewartDeals, Tax & Legal
Mike SumKPMG Strategy
Bruce SweeneyEnterprise
Matthew TottenhamAudit, Assurance & Risk Consulting
Marcela Ugaz OjedaEnterprise
Emily UlcoqDeals, Tax & Legal
Sarah VegaBusiness Services
Christine WilcoxBusiness Services
Noel WilliamsManagement Consulting
Christopher WillisManagement Consulting
Vanessa Wolfe-CooteKPMG Strategy
Nicola WoodwardDeals, Tax & Legal
Danielle WoolleyManagement Consulting
Belinda WrightDeals, Tax & Legal
Rich YeeAudit, Assurance & Risk Consulting
Ethan ZuoDeals, Tax & Legal
* Executive Director

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