KPMG has appointed former Allens Chief, Michael Rose as a Special Adviser.
He will provide the firm’s leadership teams with insights supporting a range of growth initiatives including social responsibility, particularly Indigenous businesses and communities; government and infrastructure, with a focus on transport and smart cities; and legal advisory. In addition he will coach and mentor top talented partners and directors.
Gary Wingrove, CEO of KPMG Australia said: “Having known and worked with Michael for years in a variety of capacities, I know we are very fortunate to have him on board. Michael’s diverse background and experience, fueled by his passion for innovation, is highly complementary to the firm.”
In addition to his role with KPMG, Mr Rose will continue chairing a number of government, arts and not-for profit organisations – including the Committee for Sydney, Sydney Living Museums and the Institute for Global Development at UNSW.
He is very active in Indigenous affairs, being a member of the Referendum Council on Constitutional Recognition and Chairman of the Indigenous Engagement Task Force of the Business Council of Australia. He has been recognised as a Member of the Order of Australia for services to Indigenous Communities and the legal profession. He is a lawyer and former Chief Executive Partner of Allens and also, a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD).
Mr Rose commences with KPMG this month, based in Sydney.
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