Simon Benson

Partner in Charge, Transformation, Consulting

KPMG Australia

Simon has 25 years’ experience at a global and local level with a focus on his clients’ transformation and the delivery of large technology transformational initiatives. He leads KPMG Australia’s Transformational team within the Consulting division and is responsible for the delivery of large-scale business and IT transformation programs within the Australian marketplace. Simon leads programs across a range of different industries and sectors, including Government, Retail and Consumer Goods.

Recent years have seen Simon engage closer with Alliance partners in the market to deliver some great results for KPMG clients. He led the creation of KPMG’s Alliance function within KPMG and has been the Lead Partner for KPMG’s relationship with Microsoft since 2015.

Simon began working in KPMG UK’s Audit division in 1998 where he qualified as a Chartered Accountant. After a swift transition into Consulting, he led and implemented several large multinational ERPs (Enterprise Resource Planning) across multi-jurisdictions. Simon moved to Australia in 2002 and continues to provide similar services to his clients within Australia and across Asia Pacific.

  • Digital-driven transformation
  • Enterprise solutions
  • IT Advisory in Management Consulting
  • IT transformation
  • Management Consulting
  • Microsoft
  • Strategic alliances
  • Strategy and Operations
  • Technology Enablement Lifecycle
  • Transformation
  • 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)