Rod provides statutory audits to a range of clients including listed, public and private entities. Specialising in media, technology, manufacturing, transportation and distribution, Rod’s industry expertise enables him to bring independent recommendations that strengthens internal risks and controls, adding value beyond compliance.
Rod leads the Business Advisory and Assurance division and is responsible for leading the firmwide Quality and Independence training. He plays a key role in ensuring all staff and partners understand and maintain audit quality and professional independence on every engagement.
With a proactive approach to client service, Rod develops a comprehensive understanding of a client’s business and operating environment in order to identify audit risks together with any broader underlying business issues including governance. His commitment to quality service has seen him retain many long-term clients. This experience enables Rod to work through many phases of a business life-cycle, understanding the proper compliance and transparency needed for growth.
Rod’s comprehensive experience has included providing audit and assurance services to large corporate groups, significant not-for-profit organisations, entrepreneurial family groups, family companies and Australian members of multinationals, enabling him to provide a tailored and commercial solution specific to a business’ needs and objectives.
Rod has been with the Sydney firm since 1993 and joined the partnership in 2004.
Qualifications and memberships
- Registered Company Auditor
- Member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand
- Grad Diploma Innovation & Entrepreneurship