Simon Benson

Partner, Technology Enablement

KPMG Australia

Simon is a Partner within KPMG’s Management Consultant division, leading the KPMG-Microsoft Alliance in Australia and across Asia-Pacific. Simon has more than 20 years’ experience, spanning many different areas having worked in multiple countries across the world. He is an experienced consultant working with clients going through large scale business and IT transformations.

Simon’s career at KPMG, in the UK, started in audit, where he qualified as a Chartered Accountant before moving into Consulting and working as a project manager on numerous large multinational ERP and other Enterprise Application implementations. During this time, Simon led several large ERP implementations, tasked with implementing large ERPs across multi-jurisdictions with user bases in the tens of thousands.

In 2002, Simon moved to Australia. He has continued to provide similar services to his clients, in Australia and across the world, with a specific focus on delivering Microsoft’s enabling technologies. Simon’s focus has been on organisations transforming themselves for the benefit of the enterprise organisation, mainly through: facilitating the development of a robust agile IT function, or through the IT response to major system enabled business transformations. Simon’s experience comes from a combination of working as a project manager/director on numerous Microsoft Dynamicss implementations, and working with his client leadership teams to create real business outcomes.

Simon is currently the National Head of Alliances, bringing KPMG and other organisations together in strategic relationships for the benefit of our clients and our communities.

  • Customer Revenue Growth
  • Digital-driven transformation
  • Enterprise solutions
  • IT Advisory in Management Consulting
  • IT Management
  • Management Consulting
  • Microsoft
  • Strategic alliances
  • Strategy and Operations
  • Technology Enablement Lifecycle
  • Bachelor of Science, Jt Hons, Psychology & Neuroscience

  • Fellow of Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales

  • Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia

  • Member of the Project Management Institute (PMP)